MOST OF US WILL NEVER DO GREAT THINGS, BUT WE CAN ALL DO SMALL THINGS IN A GREAT WAY.
Martin Christie is a musician and writer specialising in mixing sung/spoken word with electronic and experimental music. He has released numerous albums previously under the name Poet & the Loops, but more recently, simply under his own name. He has also had remixes of his tracks released by Werra Foxma Records and helped to collate a compilation album called Electronic Music Travels with the same label.
Martin is the founder of the Electronic Music Open Mic (EMOM) movement, which he initiated in early 2017 in Manchester. The approach came out of attending traditional open mics, which were mainly attended by acoustic guitarists and a feeling that there was no proper place for electronic/experimental musicians to meet and play their creations.
The initial EMOM nights have inspired regular nights in Bristol, Hull, Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent, York, London and elsewhere, even in Toronto and Adelaide. There have also been EMOM nights in Amsterdam, Berlin and Sydney. Martin has also written several books, including Electronic Music Travels, which describes the experience of running and visiting various electronic music nights up and down the country.