Dale Jonathan Perkins is an electronic music artist who has performed
his work both nationally internationally. Perkins believes in a
holistic approach that embraces a range musical influences to create new
listening experiences. Academics and composers have described Perkins’
work as a deliberate approach to hybridity embracing both popular and
traditional electroacoustic music. His commitment to ‘New Music’ led him
to become founder and director of the International Festival for Innovations in Music Production and Composition (iFIMPaC)
- an annual metropolitan New Music festival held at Leeds College of
Music and nightclubs across Leeds City Centre; festival artists have
included Trevor Wishart, David Toop, Leigh Landy, Bill Drummond, Jazzie B, Michel Chion, Juice Vocal Ensemble and David Vorhaus (White Noise), Scanner, and Gabriel Prokofiev showing his commitment to different musical approaches.
Perkins’ suite Voice Without Words
was selected at the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music
Competition in 2009 (Electronic Arts Category). Movements from the suite
have had a number of national and international performances through
multichannel speaker installations.