RHODRI MARSDEN

Writer · Musician · Author · Musical Director · Producer · Composer · Copywriter · Idiot

Things I'm up to

Technology correspondent for The National. Copywriting for Beautiful News and many others. Monthly column for Prog Magazine. Collating recollections of my musical history in blog form. Prepping for a Scritti Politti UK tour in Autumn 2021. Performing at Snow Station Vadsø in the Arctic, March 2021. Sound design for Lush Cosmetics. Contributing to a new album by Cathal Coughlan. Wrote, recorded & released a disco album about Brexit which (incredibly) reached the UK Top 75. Did a follow up which didn’t. Working on new records with Kenny Process Team, Lost Crowns and KJ Adams.

Publications I've worked for

The Independent · The Guardian · i · The National · Classic Prog · High Life · BBC Good Food · Olive · Daily Telegraph · Delicious · Evening Standard · New Statesman · The Times · Shortlist · Stylist · Radio Times · Business Traveller · Word · Time Out · Tank · Cosmopolitan · Classic Rock · Readers Digest · Sunday Express · Glamour · Mosaic · many others

Organisations I've written copy for

Experian · Think Jam · Context Consulting · Corbis · Nokia · Tesco · Addaction · Microsoft · British Gas · BBC · Zeppotron · Information Is Beautiful · RentalRaters · many others

Instruments I play

Keyboards · Guitar · Bass · Bassoon · Musical Saw · [and singing]

Bands I've played in

Scritti Politti · Article 54 · Lost Crowns · Dream Themes · Kenny Process Team · Mystery Fax Machine Orchestra · Microdisney · Prescott · Man Diamond · The Rosemary Works · Gentlemen’s Agreement · The Keith John Adams · Frank Sidebottom’s Oh Blimey Big Band · Sally Crewe & The Sudden Moves · The Free French · Morocco · Gag · The Keatons · Spam 69

Artists I've worked with

Green Gartside · Alexis Taylor · Rosie Doonan · Spearmint · Kev Hopper · Terry Edwards · Rob Crow · William D Drake · Tobias Slater · I Was A King · The Wolfhounds · The Scaramanga Six · Scott McCaughey · Jim Bob · Ella Márjá Eira · Barney Morse Brown · David Thomas · V Ä L V Ē · Tim Keegan · Julie Tippetts · Kami Thompson · Lungleg · Rioghnach Connolly · Sheema Mukherjee · Buntychunks · Charlotte Hatherley · The Loch Ness Mouse · Arne Kjelsrud Mathisen · many others

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