Real Name:
Riz Maslen
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.

Neotropic Discography


Neotropic 15 Levels Of Magnification (Album) Ntone UK 1996 Sell This Version
Neotropic Mr Brubakers Strawberry Alarm Clock (Album) Ntone Canada 1998 Sell This Version
Neotropic La Prochaine Fois (Album) Ntone UK 2001 Sell This Version
Neotropic White Rabbits (Album) Mush US 2004 Sell This Version
none Neotropic Equestrienne(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Council Folk Recordings none UK 2009
Neotropic Equestrienne Remixes (Album) Architects + Heroes Records UK 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Neotropic Tumble Weed EP (EP) Ntone UK 1995 Sell This Version
Neotropic Laundrophonic (EP) Ntone UK 1996 Sell This Version
Neotropic Ultra Freaky Orange (Single) Ntone North America (inc Mexico) 1997 Sell This Version
Neotropic 15 Levels Of Magnification (EP) Ntone 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
Neotropic Prestatyn (EP) Council Folk Recordings UK 2006 Sell This Version


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


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