Long Wave is hosted by Mike Harding with SavX, who very kindly supplied the image above and whose new book, The Savage Pencil Skratchbook is published here
b. 1957 Devizes, England
Curator & Producer ● Lecturer & Publisher ● Author & Editor ● occasional exhibitions/installations/ performances…
After University (Durham, Modern History), worked at ZigZag. He has been running the audio-visual label Touch for 35 years and counting, and in this period has acquired much experience and information on disseminating cultural sounds to a wider audience – see also Touch Radio and Long Wave (see opposite)
He also curates Ash International
Touch 1982-2022+ [including Touch Radio and Touch.30 & Touch.40 events] – see list here ● Spire 2004-2018+ with Charles Matthews ● Slow Sound as part of Sleepless, Los Angeles, July 2018 ● KREV X with Thomas Nordanstad, Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm, May 2002 ● Listening Post with Thomas Liljenberg, The Royal Academy, Stockholm, March 2002 ● A Swedish Feast ● with Jerome Remy, Les Borealis, Caen, November 2001 ● HISS with Thomas Nordanstad, Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm, May 2001
Contributions to various compilation releases: Tone 33 Touch. 30 years and counting [CD and DLP, Touch 2012] • BFIDVD529 Fairy Tales [3 tracks with Michael Esposito] • End ID [DCD, Digital Narcis 2000] • Antitrade [CD, Ash International 1999] • RRR500 [Vinyl, RRR 1998] • The Acoustic City [Book + CD, jovis Verlag, 2014] • FYLOOP [LP, Fylkingen FYLP 1033]
Contributions to various TouchRadio episodesHe has various nom d'enregistreur: Mike Harding • MSCHarding • Mike Hardin • venoztks or VENOZTKS (sometimes written as Venoz TKS) • Souls on Board • Curare and other anonymous ones...