Richard H. Kirk


Richard H. Kirk

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Richard H. Kirk


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Alias = Electronic Eye, Sandoz, Trafficante
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Instrument = Multi-instrumentalist
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Genre = Electronic
Occupation = Composer, producer, musician
Years_active = 1973–present
Label = mute(cabaret voltair),wax trax(hope & kirk)
Associated_acts = Cabaret Voltaire
URL = [http://www.richardhkirk.com www.richardhkirk.com]
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Richard H. Kirk is an English musician specializing in electronic music since the 1970s.

Background

Richard first came to prominence in the 1970s as a member of the seminal industrial band Cabaret Voltaire. His first release as a solo artist, "Disposable Half Truths", came in 1980 while he maintained a career as a solo artist alongside Cabaret Voltaire until the band's dissolution in 1994. It was during the 1990s that his solo output increased considerably.

Electronic work

Kirk’s works have explored every type of electronic/dance music under so many pseudonyms that it is sometimes difficult to develop a full picture of the vast scope covered. His prolific and catalyst work in electronic music earned him the established reputation as [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:8ydjvwmva9rk~T1 contemporary techno's busiest man] .

Pseudo Aliases

In addition to solo releases under his own name, Richard H. Kirk has used the following aliases:Al Jabr, Anarchia, Biochemical Dread, Blacworld, Chemical Agent, Citrus, Cold Warrior, Dark Magus, Destructive Impact, Dr. Xavier, Electronic Eye, Extended Family, Frightgod, Future Cop Movies, International Organisation, King Of Kings, Multiple Transmission, Nine Miles Dub, Nitrogen, Orchestra Terrestrial, Outland Assassin, Papadoctrine, Port Au Prince, PSI Punky Dread Allstars, Reflexiv, The Revolutionary Army (Of The Infant Jesus), Robots + Humanoids, Sandoz, Signals Intelligence, The Silent Age, Trafficante, Ubermenschlich, Ubu Rahmen, Wicky Wacky and Vasco de Mento.

Collaboration

The following is a list of groups Richard has worked with:
*Acid Horse
*Cabaret Voltaire
*Peter Hope And Richard H Kirk
*The Pressure Company
*Sweet Exorcist
*XON

Discography

*1993 - Virtual State
*1995 - The Number of Magic

External links

* [http://www.richardhkirk.com Richard Kirk's Official Site]
* [http://www.dustscience.com Dust Science]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:kjfpxqe5ldje Richard H. Kirk at Allmusic]
* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/Richard+H.+Kirk Richard H. Kirk at Discogs]


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