Michael Begg

Michael Begg

Real Name:
Michael Begg
Michael Begg formed Human Greed (named after a theatre production in which he was engaged) in 1999. After being joined by Deryk Thomas, they released Consolation in 2001. Pilgrim: New World Homestead followed in 2006. The profile of Human Greed was raised somewhat by their third album, 2009′s Black Hill: Midnight at the Blighted Star, which featured guest contributions from Julia Kent, Clodagh Simonds, David Tibet and Fabrizio Palumbo.

Fortress Longing, the fourth Human Greed album, was released in 2011 and featured contributions from Tommy Aashildrod, Laura Sheeran, Julia Kent, Jean-Marie Mathoul and Nicole M. Boitos.

Dirt on Earth, credited to Michael Begg | Human Greed was released in 2012.

Begg’s “Fragile Pitches” collaborative work with Colin Potter has been performed in St Mary’s Cathedral, Haddington, St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh and subsequently released as a 2CD on Omnempathy/ICR. In November 2010 Fragile Pitches was performed at the Intermediale Festival, Legnica, Poland.

Begg is also a core contributor to Clodagh Simonds's Fovea Hex.

Through Human Greed and Fovea Hex, Beg has performed on boats, in theatres, atop mountains, in cathedrals, caves and festival tents in UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy and Poland.

His sound design work has been employed in theatre production by Moscow's blackSKYwhite.

He has contributed to recordings by 48 Cameras, Laura Sheeran, Blind Cave Salamander and Chris Connelly.

His recent writing has appeared in The Quietus, Paraphilia and Adverse Affect.

He runs his own recording / mixing studio, Captains Quarters in East Lothian, Scotland
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Michael Begg Discography


OMIC1, OMIC1A Colin Potter : Michael Begg Colin Potter : Michael Begg - Fragile Pitches(2xCD + CDr, Ltd) Omnempathy, ICR, Omnempathy, ICR OMIC1, OMIC1A UK 2010 Sell This Version
OMCD03 Michael Begg | Human Greed Michael Begg | Human Greed - Dirt On Earth: A Pocket Of Resistance(CD, Album) Omnempathy OMCD03 UK 2012 Sell This Version
OMCD04 Michael Begg | Human Greed Michael Begg | Human Greed - OMEGA:ost(CD) Omnempathy OMCD04 UK 2013 Sell This Version
OMCD04/04a Michael Begg | Human Greed Michael Begg | Human Greed - OMEGA:ost(2xCD, Album, Ltd) Omnempathy OMCD04/04a UK 2013 Sell This Version
OMCD06 Michael Begg | Human Greed Michael Begg | Human Greed - Hivernant(CD, Album) Omnempathy OMCD06 UK 2015 Sell This Version
OMCD08 Michael Begg A Moon That Lights Itself(CD, Album) Omnempathy OMCD08 UK 2016 Sell This Version
OMCD07 Michael Begg | Human Greed Michael Begg | Human Greed - Let The Cold Stove Sing(CD, Album) Omnempathy OMCD07 UK 2016 Sell This Version
JNANA003 Chris Connelly & Michael Begg Chris Connelly & Michael Begg - New Town Nocturnes(CD, Album) Jnana Records JNANA003 Canada 2016 Sell This Version


none Michael Begg Scenes From The Carefree Life Of A Roman Lady(File, AAC) Omnempathy none UK 2010
na Michael Begg Live Dark Arts At The Classic(File, AAC) Omnempathy na UK 2011