John Butcher's work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked
pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics.
Originally a physicist, he left academia in '82, and has since collaborated with
hundreds of musicians - Derek Bailey, John Tilbury, John Stevens, The EX, Gerry
Hemingway, Akio Suzuki, Polwechsel, Gino Robair, Rhodri Davies, Fred Frith, Okkyung
Lee, John Edwards, Keiji Haino, Paul Lovens, Eddie Prevost, Mark Sanders, Butch
Morris, Christian Marclay, Otomo Yoshihide, Matthew Shipp, Phil Minton, and Andy
Moor - to name a few.
He is well known as a solo performer who attempts to engage with the uniqueness of