𝔐ax Syedtollan (b.04/07/1994) is an artist-composer living and working in Glasgow, with a multi-disciplinary practice spanning music, text and image. Interests include world-building, anachronism, affect, melody, improvisation, comedy and the naïve. His pieces have been broadcast on BBC Radios 3, 4 and 6, and performed in places such as Café Oto and Snape Maltings. Besides composing under his own name Syedtollan produces music as ‘Horse Whisperer’ which has been featured on NTS Radio, Resonance FM and Radiophrenia. In 2019 he was selected as one of Sound and Music’s ‘New Voices’, and released his second album of DIY chamber music on Glasgow label GLARC (supported by the Arts Council). In 2020 he made some radio plays & worked with Plus Minus Ensemble. In 2021 he is writing for Apartment House.
of Noise, Preparations