Problemist is William Davenport, who was also responsible for creation of Unsound
magazine. Founded in 1980 Problemist was an assortment of musicians, centered around William Davenport. Problemist released a number of recordings throughout the 80's and appears on many compilations. They performed enigmatic live performances throughout the 80's, chronicled on Problemist Live (Cause and Effect,1987). Other essential band members were Chris Rankin, David Lawrenece, Mario Bajandas and Adrian Gormley. William stopped producing music in1990 to work in media, he is now a documentary filmmaker and disability rights activist and teacher.