Mark Jenkins (musician)

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Mark Jenkins in his London studio in 2005.

Mark Jenkins (born 1960, Wales) is a British musician and music writer. He has done articles for various UK and international magazines including Melody Maker, New Musical Express, Music Week, International Musician, Keyboard (US), and Mac Format, and has also written a book on the subject called Analog Synthesizers which was reviewed in Tape Op magazine.

Jenkins studied at BA Arts course at university; he worked in the university television and electronic music studios to create his first live performances. Graduating with a BA Honours degree, he became Music Editor of the magazine Electronics & Music Maker. Working on other publications where he interviewed artists including Philip Glass, Depeche Mode and Duran Duran, he gave further performances at London Olympia, the London Planetarium and the Royal Festival Hall among other venues.

Jenkins formed the label AMP Music in 1983. He has performed with David Vorhaus as White Noise at venues including the Bochum Planetarium, Germany, and the All Tomorrow's Parties festival. He also performed at the Peter Harrison Planetarium at The Royal Observatory in 2009.[1] In 2012 Taylor & Francis published a new book by Jenkins, "iPad Music". He currently lives in London.

Albums[edit]

  • Analog Archives (1986)
  • Space Dreams (1990)
  • Thunder at Midnight (1992)
  • Mexico Rising (1994)
  • Space Dreams 2 (1996)
  • Moog Meditations (1998)
  • Sequencer Loops (2003)
  • Sequencer Loops 2 (2004)
  • If The World Were Turned on Its Head, We Would Walk Among The Stars (2005)
  • Live with Damo Suzuki at the Royal Festival Hall (2005)
  • Live in the US (2006)
  • This Island Earth (2007)
  • Ghosts of Mars; Something Dancing in the Darkness (2008)
  • The Ceremony of Innocence; with Arthur Brown, White Noise and Alquimia (2009)
  • The iPad Album (2010)
  • EX1GENE (2012)

Concerts[edit]

  • London Olympia, 1986
  • London Planetarium, 1989
  • Brazilia Teatro Nacional, 1992
  • London Astoria, 1991 & 1992
  • London Royal Festival Hall, 2005
  • Philadelphia Franklin Institute Planetarium, 2005
  • Pittsburgh Carnegie Center Planetarium, 2005
  • Bochum Planetarium, Germany, 2008
  • Greenwich Planetarium, London, 2009
  • E-Live Festival, the Netherlands, 2010
  • APosition Festival, Russia, 2012

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