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Modal Roberts

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Modal Roberts is an artist and musician from the UK. In the 1980s he appeared on the BBC2 show Riverside as a performance poet.
Shortly afterwards he joined The Creepers, the band led by ex-member of The Fall, Marc Riley.
During a subsequent break from performing, he studied electronic music and the growing use of computers in music production. Projects during this period included an award winning remix of Whats Your Name by Future Loop Foundation.
Returning to performance, he devised The Unbearable Shiteness of Being a show that combined music , spoken word and video. It was first performed at Essex University Lakeside Theatre in 2010 and then at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the following year.
He took up visual art in 2011 and became resident artist at Slackspace Gallery in Colchester, his work featuring in several exhibitions there. In 2014 he began presenting music radio show Altitude, starting on Colne Radio in Essex and then from 2015 onwards on Kaos Radio Austin in Texas. 2014 also saw his own music released, initially on the Manchester label, German Shepherd Records and more recently on Altitude Records, a label he founded himself.
He continues to work to work on projects across various media

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