Pleased to announce that my “TRACE” LP is now available to order via Harbinger Sound.

Stereo mixes of material originally recorded at EMS Stockholm last year for diffusion over the Audiorama surround system.

Mastered by Joe Panzner, sleeve photography by Eddie Nuttall, thanks to Ian M Fraser.

£12 + p&p.  More info and orders via Steve Underwood ~ harbingersound (at) lineone .net




Available via Confront Recordings:

Jason Kahn & Phil Julian “Valentines”
(Confront Collectors Series ccs 35)

Recorded at Goldsmiths University of London by John Macedo, 14th February 2012.

“Valentines” documents the first duo meeting between Kahn and Julian, recorded during Kahn’s tour of the UK in 2012.

The initial idea was to meet and hopefully generate audio material that could then be used later as the basis for a composition. It seemed apparent that the three improvised pieces that makes up “Valentines” stood up well on their own merits without the need for further embellishment.

The session was recorded by John Macedo, who also conducted an interview with the pair about their approaches to recording and performing. A link to this is included on a card insert with the release.

Jason Kahn – Analogue modular synthesiser, mixing board, radio
Phil Julian – Analogue modular synthesiser, computer

No overdubs, edited for length only.

Ordering information

Jason Kahn

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Door Times : 6pm

Tickets : £6 / £10 includes copy of “Valentines” CD (on the door only)

A Confront Recordings launch event for the Jason Kahn & Phil Julian collaboration CD “Valentines”.

The pair will perform as a duo and then as part of Mark Wastell’s improvising group THE SEEN.

Jason Kahn & Phil Julian (duo)


Phil Julian / electronics
Jason Kahn / electronics
Phil Durrant / violin
Angharad Davies / violin
Mark Wastell / violoncello
Olie Brice / double bass
Dominic Lash / double bass
Graham MacKeachan / double bass

More info here.

Between Landing

Now available:

Collaborative electronics recordings from Phil Julian and Ben Owen which began after the pair met in London in 2009 while performing as part of Mark Wastell’s improvising group THE SEEN.

The recordings began as a series of improvised pieces which then underwent considerable restructuring, layering and additional instrumentation resulting in three long-form, slowly evolving electronic compositions.

Between Landing 1 (21 ‘26)
Between Landing 2 (20 ‘37)
A Return (14 ‘21)

Phil Julian – Guitar, electronics, computer
Ben Owen – Electronics, Experimental Television Center recordings, ppooll

Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi

Compact Disc housed in a four panel letterpressed card sleeve.
Design and print by Ben Owen at Middle Press, Brooklyn NY.

Order: Authorised Version (UK), Auditory Field Theory (Canada), Winds Measure Recordings (USA).

Computer Music


“17 artist compilation cassette of modern computer composition documented on old-time magnetic tape. Featuring Adam Denton, Anla Courtis, Astral Social Club, Autotistic, Clay Wilson, Dan Bennett, dsic, Ian Watson, Jeremy C. Baguyos, Martins Rokis, Maurice’s Hotel Death, Oliver Kohll, Phil Julian, Seth Cooke, Synek, The Zero Map, TX Ogre.”


“A Christmas gift to you – over two hours of music exclusive to the Admirable Restraint radio show, as (mostly) heard on the Christmas Special broadcast on 19 December but now available in glorious high-quality audio.

Featuring John Butcher, Stephen Cornford and Samuel Rodgers, Gil Sansón, Kostis Kilymis, Phil Julian, Ben Owen, Samwich Pettingzoo and Andrew Brooks, and both Daniel and A F Jones.

Available as a name-your-price download with all proceeds going to Beyond Blue, working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the Australian community.”

Features an unreleased track from the York VCS3 sessions.

Reviews by Brian Olewnick here and Richard Pinnell here.

V/A · Le Illusions Magnetique

Double C60 cassette compilation of recordings made using vintage equipment and analogue electronics:

A1. Brume “Top Ten Sucks”
A2. KK Null “Toki No Dansou”
A3. Our Love Will Destroy The World “Pioneer Master Fried August”
A4. Sindre Bjerga “Ancient Electricity”
A5. Cheapmachines “Cheapmachines”
A6. Lasse Marhaug “The Froth Riding On a Wave Of Its Own”
B1. Aki Onda “India Song”
B2. Howard Stelzer “Response To Intervention”
B3. If, Bwana “For Edward’s Soul”
B4. Edward Sol “Suck The Art”
B5. Eric Lunde “Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi”
B6. Frans de Waard “1. State Conspiracy 2. Traitor 3. Police Terror 4. No Cops No Masters 5. Servants 6. Tax The Fuck 7. Kick/Kill/Kick 8. Er (Etc) Er 9. ? 10. Track Seven 11. Disco Chant/Beat 12. The Richness of Poverty 13. Plastic Bag Take Away 14. Traitor (Again) 15. Smoking”
C1. Anla Courtis “Onco Cecilido”
C2. Sudden Infant “Iranian Boy In Vienna”
C3. Volcano The Bear “Classic Lorenzoid Fusion”
C4. Family Underground “Volcano Tear”
C5. Carlos Giffoni “Abigail”
D1. Aeron Bergman “Daemon Lugman”
D2. AMK “The Next Step”
D3. Cornucopia “Gehenna”
D4. Andreas Brandal “Throne”
D5. John Wiese “GGA”
D6. Burning Star Core “One Last Question”

Available via Quasi Pop:

York 17/08/2012

New release via Authorised Version.

Recorded in The Rymer Auditorium at the Music Research Centre, York University 17th August 2012 using two EMS VCS3 synthesisers.

Recorded directly to computer HD, edited for length & re-sequenced, no other instrumentation.

Mastered by Jac Beloeil.

Nine track chrome C40 cassette w/ download code. (.flac, .mp3 and other options available.)

Limited to 100 copies only.

Order here:

Photographs from the recording session here.

Review by Steve Cammack here.

Wet Sounds

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“Photic Ellipse” – stereo mix of four channel computer-generated audio now available for free download in .wav, .flac, .ogg and .mp3 via Authorised Version.

Used as part of the Netaudio Festival 2011 broadcasts on Resonance FM and also formed the basis for the Wet Sounds diffusion performance at Newcastle City Swimming Pool on 06/02/2011.

Also featured as part of the Daniel Jones curated series “Curates Egg“.