Michael Begg

Michael Begg

Also known as Begg
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.omnempathy.com, http://www.facebook.com/humangreed, http://www.facebook.com/michaelbegg, http://www.twitter.com/michaelbegg, http://www.twitter.com/omnempathy

Discography of Michael Begg:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Fragile Pitches 13 Audio 2010-05-31
2 Scenes From The Carefree Life Of A Roman Lady 3 Audio 2010-10-11 Omnempathy
3 Live Dark Arts At The Classic 5 Audio 2011-11-11 Omnempathy
4 OMEGA:ost 19 Audio 2013-07-31 Omnempathy

Michael Begg formed Human Greed (named after a theatre production in which he was engaged) in 1999. After being joined by Deryk Thomas, they released Consolation in 2001. Pilgrim: New World Homestead followed in 2006. The profile of Human Greed was raised somewhat by their third album, 2009′s Black Hill: Midnight at the Blighted Star, which featured guest contributions from Julia Kent, Clodagh Simonds, David Tibet and Fabrizio Palumbo.

Fortress Longing, the fourth Human Greed album, was released in 2011 and featured contributions from Tommy Aashildrod, Laura Sheeran, Julia Kent, Jean-Marie Mathoul and Nicole M. Boitos.

Dirt on Earth, credited to Michael Begg | Human Greed was released in 2012.

Begg’s “Fragile Pitches” collaborative work with Colin Potter has been performed in St Mary’s Cathedral, Haddington, St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh and subsequently released as a 2CD on Omnempathy/ICR. In November 2010 Fragile Pitches was performed at the Intermediale Festival, Legnica, Poland.

Begg is also a core contributor to Clodagh Simonds's Fovea Hex.

Through Human Greed and Fovea Hex, Beg has performed on boats, in theatres, atop mountains, in cathedrals, caves and festival tents in UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy and Poland.

His sound design work has been employed in theatre production by Moscow's blackSKYwhite.

He has contributed to recordings by 48 Cameras, Laura Sheeran, Blind Cave Salamander and Chris Connelly.

His recent writing has appeared in The Quietus, Paraphilia and Adverse Affect.

He runs his own recording / mixing studio, Captains Quarters in East Lothian, Scotland

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