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Jessica Roch

Composer and Musician

 

ABOUT

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Jessica Roch is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser. Her music involves a range of electronic sounds/synthesizers/noise as well as a range of classical instruments to create textural diversity. She mixes wide and varied soundscapes with the grittiness of close-up tones and enjoys exploring the intricacies of an instrument. 

Jessica is also a classically-trained violinist and pianist. She has worked as a session player for a wide variety of bands, ensembles and musicians including Super Furry Animals on their critically acclaimed album 'Dark Days/Light Years'. She has performed at venues and events across Europe from Glastonbury festival to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

 

Last year, she released her first EP, 'Power Dynamic' which is a collection of modern classical pieces for effected piano, violin, organ and voice. 

 

MUSIC

The Mind-Benders

 

Archive documentary made by the FDA in 1970 about LSD and the hallucinogens. With new music composed and performed by Jessica Roch. Recorded and mixed by the wonderful Chris Smith at Kluster Rooms Studios, London.

Winter
Music video for an improvised piece, created in the Brecon Beacons

Expanse

For synth, breath, noise, una corda and voice. Written for clips from Holy Mountain (1973)

'Power Dynamic'
Single from latest EP