M (9)

M (9)

Real Name:
Yariv Malka
Profile:
M is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, audio engineer, puppeteer, actor, composer, anthropologist & genealogist of ancient civilizations but sees himself as “more of a conceptual artist” than a songwriter. His work ranges from electro-acoustic sound art incorporating Ligeti-esque strings and woodwind to Ethnic and electro-pop. M began his musical training at an early age, first learning hand percussion before moving on to keyboards, guitar, bass, drums all of which he taught himself including dulcimer oud, saz, jaws harp, vibraphone and marimba that he incorporated later in his career;. At the age of 15, his interest and fascination in electronic music grew and he added synthesizers and samplers to his musical repertoire, leading to collaborations with various electronic groups.

He collaborated with Jarboe (ex Swans) in 1998 on her album Disburden Disciple and M’s album Documenting Nature Abuse, his various projects include: Sol Invictus, Zunroyz, The Triple Tree, The Cutmen (an experimental group fusing industrial beats with home-made instruments made from scrap materials) and iNiT, “an energy pill of electro-pop infused with Middle Eastern and cabaret influences”. He has a particular affinity with Middle Eastern music due to his upbringing and heritage, and modal and instrumental nods to the region are interwoven throughout his music to add a “different dynamic”. Other projects include The Guild, an aural document of various subjects, one of many collaborations with Tony Wakeford; and Orchestra Noir, which he describes as “dark, classical, experimental music”.

As well as a musician, M is also a freelance audio engineer. He produces and mixes and all his own projects, and runs a portable based studio providing recording, mixing and mastering services to many artists of all genres. M has also run his own record label, Infinite Document, since 1995, and co-runs the Tursa label with Tony Wakeford. The specifications of the bands he signs are not genre-based; rather he looks for depth and “unique projects”.
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M (9) Discography

Remix

Susan Matthews Joy's Farewell Susan Matthews - Motion Silence Echo (Album) Sirenwire UK 2011 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

CSR75CD Sol Invictus / Rose Rovine E Amanti / Andrew King Down The Road Slowly Sol Invictus / Rose Rovine E Amanti / Andrew King - A Mythological Prospect Of The Citie Of Londinium(CD) Cold Spring CSR75CD UK 2006 Sell This Version
TE 03 Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Into The Woods(CD, Album) Tursa, Dark Vinyl Records TE 03 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
DEO 05030507 - 221b Orchestra Noir Orchestra Noir - The Affordable Holmes EP(CD, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Extremocidente DEO 05030507 - 221b Portugal 2007 Sell This Version
CSR96CD The Triple Tree The Triple Tree - Ghosts(CD, Album) Cold Spring CSR96CD UK 2008 Sell This Version
FRONT 023 Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Not All Of Me Will Die(CD, Album) The Eastern Front FRONT 023 Israel 2009 Sell This Version
AB 024 Sol Invictus Sol Invictus - The Bad Luck Bird(7", Single, Ltd) Auerbach Tonträger AB 024 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
NRP28 Orchestra Noir Orchestra Noir - What If...(CD, Album) Neuropa Records NRP28 Belgium 2010 Sell This Version
TURSA100, none Various Night Forever Various - With Friends Like These...(2xCD, Comp) Tursa, Kaparte Promotions TURSA100, none UK 2010 Sell This Version
Susan Matthews Joy's Farewell Susan Matthews - Motion Silence Echo (Album) Sirenwire UK 2011 Sell This Version
AB031 Sol Invictus Sol Invictus - The Cruellest Month(CD, Album) Auerbach Tonträger AB031 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
ikon 05 Various A Kracow Mourning (Exclusive Mix) Various - Thanateros - Visions Of Love & Death(2xCD, Comp) :Ikonen: Media ikon 05 Germany 2011 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

DEO 05030507 - 221b Orchestra Noir Orchestra Noir - The Affordable Holmes EP(CD, MiniAlbum, Ltd) Extremocidente DEO 05030507 - 221b Portugal 2007 Sell This Version
SOL 173 CD The Cutmen The Cutmen - Seconds Out(CD, Album) Soleilmoon Recordings SOL 173 CD US 2011 Sell This Version

Production

CSR96CD The Triple Tree The Triple Tree - Ghosts(CD, Album) Cold Spring CSR96CD UK 2008 Sell This Version
FRONT 023 Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Not All Of Me Will Die(CD, Album) The Eastern Front FRONT 023 Israel 2009 Sell This Version
AB 024 Sol Invictus Sol Invictus - The Bad Luck Bird(7", Single, Ltd) Auerbach Tonträger AB 024 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
Andrew King The Wife Of Usher’s Well Andrew King - Deus Ignotus (Album) Epiphany UK 2011 Sell This Version
AB031 Sol Invictus Sol Invictus - The Cruellest Month(CD, Album) Auerbach Tonträger AB031 Germany 2011 Sell This Version

Technical

TE 03 Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Into The Woods(CD, Album) Tursa, Dark Vinyl Records TE 03 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
CSR96CD The Triple Tree The Triple Tree - Ghosts(CD, Album) Cold Spring CSR96CD UK 2008 Sell This Version
FRONT 023 Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Not All Of Me Will Die(CD, Album) The Eastern Front FRONT 023 Israel 2009 Sell This Version
TURSA100, none Various Various - With Friends Like These...(2xCD, Comp) Tursa, Kaparte Promotions TURSA100, none UK 2010 Sell This Version
Tony Wakeford Tony Wakeford - Oddities (Comp) Tursa UK 2011 Sell This Version
SOL 173 CD The Cutmen The Cutmen - Seconds Out(CD, Album) Soleilmoon Recordings SOL 173 CD US 2011 Sell This Version