Richard H. Kirk is an English musician specializing in electronic music since the 1970s.
Richard first came to prominence in the 1970s as a member of the seminal industrial
band Cabaret Voltaire
. His first release as a solo artist, Disposable Half Truths
, came in 1980 while he maintained a career as a solo artist alongside Cabaret Voltaire
until the band's dissolution in 1994. It was during the 1990s that his solo output increased considerably.
Kirk’s works have explored every type of electronic/dance music
under so many pseudonyms
that it is sometimes difficult to develop a full picture of the vast scope covered. His prolific and catalyst work in electronic music earned him the established reputation as contemporary techno's busiest man
In addition to solo releases under his own name, Richard H. Kirk has used the following aliases:
Al Jabr, Anarchia, Biochemical Dread, Blacworld, Chemical Agent, Citrus, Cold Warrior, Dark Magus, Destructive Impact, Dr. Xavier, Electronic Eye, Extended Family, Frightgod, Future Cop Movies, International Organisation, King Of Kings, Multiple Transmission, Nine Miles Dub, Nitrogen, Orchestra Terrestrial, Outland Assassin, Papadoctrine, Port Au Prince, PSI Punky Dread Allstars, Reflexiv, The Revolutionary Army (Of The Infant Jesus), Robots + Humanoids, Sandoz
, Signals Intelligence, The Silent Age, Trafficante, Ubermenschlich, Ubu Rahmen, Wicky Wacky and Vasco de Mento.
The following is a list of groups Richard has worked with: