Terra Nine, aka Michael Westcot, combines electric viola with digital and analogue technologies, producing a distinctly organic and free form sound, with an aural palette ranging from chilled ambience to breaks and beyond. Terra Nine’s music has evolved from hard tech-trance to breaks and chilled downbeat and with each release has met with critical acclaim worldwide.
DISCOGRAPHY: 1997-2002 ALBUMS: Planet of Choice (Assemblage Records), Paranormal (Air Recordings) and Zero Point (Assemblage/Tempest). 2002-2004 REMIX EP: Axiom (Tempest Recordings) featuring The Omm Squad, Arcane trickster, Rip Van Hippy and The Random Designers
COMPILATIONS: Terra Nine has featured on numerous compilations worldwide, including Goa Trance Spirits (ZYX, Germany), Ambi-Ant Beats (Green Ant, Australia), Nova Natura (Cosmic Leaf, Greece), A Magical Journey (Ajana Records, Holland), and more recently Escape from Chaos (Tempest Recordings) featuring 2 brand new Terra Nine tracks and a remix of the famous Arcane Trickster and Random Designers downbeat breaks classic, Golden triangle. Also the 2007 release of the Tempest Recordings compilation, Global Slowdown that features a collaboration with Terra Nine on Arcane Trickster’s superb new recording, Dub Atomica
2007: BRAND NEW TERRA NINE ALBUM, called STRANGE CRAFT(Tempest Recordings) is NOW OUT thru ARABESQUE, featuring all new original Terra Nine tracks and some very special remixes by the likes of ARCANE TRICKSTER and SIDELINER…. CHECK IT OUT!!! Go to www.arabesque.co.uk and www.tempestrecordings.com.au Performing dynamic live shows at events throughout Australia and New Zealand, including Green Ant Full Moon, Glenworth Valley music festival, Earthcore, Happy Valley and numerous club dates throughout Aoteraroa (NZ) including Galatos (Auckland) and Refuel (Dunedin). Gigs so far this year have included The Parihaka Peace Festival in January and Bliss at the Space Bar in Newmarket, Auckland 23/03/07 Upcoming gigs include ANTIWORLD in London, UK…..07/07/07…..and BLISS 2 in Auckland
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