‘What marks Neil March’s music out from that of other contemporary composers is the combination of his avant-garde tendencies and pop sensibilities

Max Reinhardt, Late Junction, BBC Radio 3


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Neil March is a British Composer & Recording-Performing Artist and Arts Council & Lottery-supported music entrepreneur. He curates and promotes the monthly live music events Vanishing Point and Trust The Doc Live. He is the presenter of the Trust The Doc Radio shows on Exile FM. Neil also curates and promotes the Tomorrow Calling Festival.

As a composer and artist he is best known for recording environmental noise, identifying its pitch and using it to create harmony; juxtaposed against notated instruments. In 2017 he performed on the BBC Introducing Stage at Latitude. Listen to the Alternatives To Despair EP here. 

He also curates and presents Upstream on Trust The Doc TV and writes and publishes the monthly Trust The Doc blog covering a wide spectrum of new music.

Neil is a moderator and reviews author for Fresh on the Net, the digital platform for new music set up and managed by music and broadcasting legend Tom Robinson. Neil curates their annual festival Fresh on the Net Live. Read Neil’s discography here.

Neil was made a keynote speaker at the World Music Conference in 2018 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts (RSA). He was also a speaker and panellist at Festival Live @ The Great Escape in 2019. In early 2019 his book The Independent Music Sector (2019) was published by Demerara Records. Due to its popularity a second, more substantial edition was published in 2020. He has since written a third published book The History & Evolution of Popular Music Radio in the UK.

View the video for Music To Plan Towns By (1st Movement) here.

View the video for Water (1st Movement) here.

Both of his solo albums and the intervening singles and EPs are available to download here.

You can also read about Neil March and find links to tracks videos news and information on his Facebook page here. And you can follow Neil on Twitter here.