|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|2||Severe Test||11||Audio||1993||Systems Collusion|
He was born in Bristol (England) and played in various little known rock and jazz groups in the seventies before recording his first album in 1979 with renowned jazz bassist [a301935].
He formed [a99872] in 1981 as an electro-funk industrial jazz unit who supported the likes of [a8796] and [a154588] as well as playing at Womad and recording sessions for the BBC. The band recorded three albums (including Social Systems featuring [a481495]).
In the eighties he played in Tranceathon (a systems music big band), a funk outfit called Rhythm Force and Elbow Room, an improvising group with [a252384].
In 1987 He formed [a122220] with [a215685] to explore ambient rhythmic grooves. [a322860], formed in 1988 with [a249463], is a more hard-edged, guitar oriented band.
He formed his own label [l32768] in 1993.
Other projects include the short lived Shock Troops with [a303100] and [a99207], who recorded the still unreleased electronic album Hedonism, and a dance music project Proof.
Other projects include [a330947], an ambient electronica project Mongrel and a hip-hop collaboration with Billy Bang.