Neotropic

Neotropic

Real Name:
Riz Maslen
Profile:
Neotropic is Riz Maslen an English electronic music artist. Riz Maslen has been part of the electronic scene since 1996 and is one of the few female producers around to have gained much acclaim for her work. Her other project is Small Fish With Spine

Riz started her career fronting many indie bands whilst growing up in the West Country. She moved to London during the acid house / rave scene, eventually meeting and working with ambient kings The Future Sound of London. She featured on many of their albums and sang on Top of the Pops with their top 10 hit ‘Papua New Guinea’.

She signed to Ninja Tune’s sister label Ntone in 1996 and released 3 critically acclaimed albums. ‘15 Levels of Magnification’, ‘Mr Brubakers Strawberry Alarm Clock’ and ‘La Prochaine Fois’.

During her career she has toured to the USA, Australia and Europe. In the UK she has DJ’ed and played solo, more recently seen with a full band - each of her shows have their own slant to say. Not only does Riz write, play and DJ, she also produces photographic slides and film as part of her live set-up, creating a cinematic experience.
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Neotropic Discography

Albums

NTONE CD 17, NTONE CD17 Neotropic 15 Levels Of Magnification (Album) Ntone NTONE CD 17, NTONE CD17 UK 1996 Sell This Version
NTONE CD30 Neotropic Mr Brubakers Strawberry Alarm Clock (Album) Ntone NTONE CD30 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
NTONE 44 Neotropic La Prochaine Fois (Album) Ntone NTONE 44 UK 2001 Sell This Version
MH-227 Neotropic White Rabbits (Album) Mush MH-227 US 2004 Sell This Version
none Neotropic Equestrienne(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Council Folk Recordings none UK 2009
A​+​H005 Neotropic Equestrienne Remixes (Album) Architects + Heroes Records A​+​H005 UK 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

NTONE 13 Neotropic Tumble Weed EP (EP) Ntone NTONE 13 UK 1995 Sell This Version
NTONE 18 Neotropic Laundrophonic (EP) Ntone NTONE 18 UK 1996 Sell This Version
NTONE CDS 29 Neotropic Ultra Freaky Orange (Single) Ntone NTONE CDS 29 North America (inc Mexico) 1997 Sell This Version
NTONE CDS 21P Neotropic 15 Levels Of Magnification (EP) Ntone NTONE CDS 21P UK 1996 Sell This Version
NTONE 45 Neotropic Sunflower Girl(7", Single) Ntone NTONE 45 UK 2001 Sell This Version
RIZ1 Neotropic Muddy Water EP(CDr, EP, Ltd) Council Folk Recordings RIZ1 UK 2004 Sell This Version
CF CD 001 Neotropic Prestatyn (EP) Council Folk Recordings CF CD 001 UK 2006 Sell This Version

Compilations

NewWorck087 Lady Husk & The Good Ship Neotropic* Lady Husk & The Good Ship Neotropic* - A Monstrous Psychedelic Bubble Exploding In Your Mind(File, MP3, Mixed, Comp, 128) Not On Label NewWorck087 2007

Videos

KOH000 Neotropic Small Moves(DVD) Kokoutek KOH000 UK 2004 Sell This Version