Artists — Phonem
Elliott Perkins aka Phonem hails from Southwest England, but now resides in Leipzig, Germany. Inspired by his studies in linguistics at university, Perkins named Phonem after "phoneme" the smallest unit of speech. (Perkins is known to use incredibly short vocal samples in his works.) He's released two full-lengths on Morr Music as well as the collaboration „Aer (Valid)“ with Arovane on the british Vertical Form imprint, following his debut on Jetlag Recordings. Furthermore Perkins belongs to the Beta Bodega collective for which he mainly has produced as Spike.
Although Phonem draws influence from Spacemen 3 and Main, it would be impossible to write about him without a tip of the hat to Autechre, whose „Tri Reptae“ Phonem cites as the album which..