Real Name:
Michael Begg
Profile:
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

Remix

JRDS004A, JRDS004B Fovea Hex Fall Calling Fovea Hex - Here Is Where We Used To Sing / Three Beams(CD, Album + CD + Ltd) Janet Records, Janet Records JRDS004A, JRDS004B Ireland 2011 Sell This Version
OMIC2, Human Greed Deshret Human Greed - Fortress Longing: The Internal Campaign For The Safe And Complete Return Of The Sleeping Egyptian To The Desert(CD, Album + CDr, Ltd) Omnempathy, ICR OMIC2, UK 2011 Sell This Version

Vocals

Shayo 015 Blind Cave Salamander Blind Cave Salamander - Troglobite(CD, Album) Shayo Shayo 015 Switzerland 2009 Sell This Version
Fovea Hex Fovea Hex - I:I:XII Hail Hope (Single) Janet Records Ireland 2010 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

RESCD02, OMCD00 Human Greed Human Greed - Consolation(CD) Omnempathy, Omnempathy RESCD02, OMCD00 UK 2001 Sell This Version
OMCD01 Human Greed Human Greed - Pilgrim: New World Homestead(CD, Album) Omnempathy OMCD01 UK 2006 Sell This Version
Fovea Hex Long Distance Fovea Hex - Neither Speak Nor Remain Silent (Comp) Die Stadt, Janet Records Germany 2007 Sell This Version
DS89, JR003 Fovea Hex Long Distance Fovea Hex - Allure(CD, EP, Ltd) Die Stadt, Janet Records DS89, JR003 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
DS106 Andrew Liles & Fovea Hex Andrew Liles & Fovea Hex - Gone Every Evening(7", Ltd) Die Stadt DS106 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
LUMB011 Human Greed Human Greed - Black Hill: Midnight At The Blighted Star(CD, Album) Lumberton Trading Company LUMB011 UK 2008 Sell This Version
LUMB012 Various Moonsuite IV: Dalkeith's Next Top Model Various - Autumn Blood (Constructions)(CD, Album, Comp, Ltd) Lumberton Trading Company LUMB012 Poland 2009 Sell This Version
Shayo 015 Blind Cave Salamander Blind Cave Salamander - Troglobite(CD, Album) Shayo Shayo 015 Switzerland 2009 Sell This Version
none Laura Sheeran Ag Chuimhniú Laura Sheeran - Music For The Deep Woods(CDr, EP, Ltd) Not On Label none Ireland 2010 Sell This Version
none Michael Begg Michael Begg - Scenes From The Carefree Life Of A Roman Lady(File, AAC) Omnempathy none UK 2010
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
none Human Greed Human Greed - Scenes From The Carefree Life Of A Roman Lady: 2(File, AAC) Omnempathy none UK 2010
Fovea Hex Every Evening and 8 more… Fovea Hex - Here Is Where We Used To Sing (Album) Janet Records Ireland 2011 Sell This Version
OMIC2, Human Greed Human Greed - Fortress Longing: The Internal Campaign For The Safe And Complete Return Of The Sleeping Egyptian To The Desert(CD, Album + CDr, Ltd) Omnempathy, ICR OMIC2, UK 2011 Sell This Version
JR005 Fovea Hex Fovea Hex - I:I:XII Hail Hope(CD, Single) Janet Records JR005 Ireland 2012 Sell This Version
gg171 Chris Connelly Chris Connelly - Day Of Knowledge(CD, Album) Klanggalerie gg171 Austria 2012 Sell This Version
SWE018 48 Cameras 48 Cameras - From A River To A Hill(CDr, Album, Ltd) Siren Wire Editions SWE018 UK 2012 Sell This Version
0011_2013 48 Cameras / Scanner 48 Cameras / Scanner - We Could Bring You Silk In May(CD, Album) Interzone (2) 0011_2013 Belgium 2013 Sell This Version
HDFH1021, DS116, HDFHCD25, DS116A Fovea Hex The Golden Sun Rises Upon The World Again and 3 more… Fovea Hex - The Salt Garden I(10", EP + CD, EP) Headphone Dust, Die Stadt, Headphone Dust, Die Stadt HDFH1021, DS116, HDFHCD25, DS116A Europe 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

Writing & Arrangement

LUMB012 Various Moonsuite IV: Dalkeith's Next Top Model Various - Autumn Blood (Constructions)(CD, Album, Comp, Ltd) Lumberton Trading Company LUMB012 Poland 2009 Sell This Version