(sometimes written Touch Music
) is a British
audio-visual organisation, operating the Touch
label. It is the main arm of the London-based multimedia publishing company Touch
, established in 1982. They also are a UK-based music publisher, with such composers as Oren Ambarchi
, Leif Elggren
, Soliman Gamil
, Stephan Mathieu
, Phill Niblock
), Stephen O'Malley
, Rosy Parlane
, Peter Rehberg
, Carl Michael von Hausswolff
, Chris Watson
on their roster.
They are the home of notable artists such as Oren Ambarchi, Biosphere, Fennesz, Ryoji Ikeda, Philip Jeck, Chris Watson and BJNilsen (alias Hazard), amongst others.
Touch was initiated in 1981 and established in 1982 by graphic designer Jon Wozencroft and music publisher Mike Harding. They still run the company.
They initially issued cassette magazines, featuring artists such as New Order, Cabaret Voltaire and The Residents.
Artists affiliated include, alphabetically: Oren Ambarchi, Biosphere, Fennesz, Soliman Gamil, Robert Hampson, Ryoji Ikeda, Philip Jeck, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Jacob Kirkegaard, Phill Niblock, BJNilsen (alias Hazard), Rosy Parlane, Rafael Toral, Mika Vainio, Mark Van Hoen (alias Locust), Chris Watson, Z'EV.