Mark Vernon is a Glasgow based sound artist and radio producer whose work encompasses live performance, soundtracks, installations and works for radio. Operating on the fringes of sound art, music and broadcasting the core of his practice is concerned with the intimacy of the radio voice and its use in radiophonic compositions for broadcast and performance.
His productions range from documentaries and radio plays to
experimental audio collage and soundscape pieces. He has produced programmes and features internationally for radio stations including Wave Farm, Kunstradio, RADIA, Resonance FM, CKUT, VPRO and BBC Radio 4. He has also been directly involved in the creation of several UK art radio stations including: Radiophrenia, Hairwaves, Radio Tuesday and Nowhere Island Radio.
Together with Monica Brown he runs the Lights Out Listening Group, a bi-monthly listening event focused on creative uses of sound and radio that takes place in complete darkness.
Mark’s solo and collaborative music projects have been published by Staalplaat, Ultra Eczema, Entr’acte, Staubgold and Gagarin Records as well as a series of small CDR and LP editions on his own meagre resource imprint.