Richard (Ricky) Graham is a highly inspired musician and music producer, born in Northern Ireland, currently based in the greater NYC metropolitan area. Graham’s music encompasses everything from ambient to experimental to jazz to progressive rock; a full on experience, diverse in sound, style and mood that reflects his passion for music, his skill and his unique approach to his art.
Graham currently writes and performs under the alias, signalsundertests, a collaborative music project established in 2008, whilst working as an Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey (USA). Graham has performed original musical works and presented academic research across the US, Asia, UK and continental Europe, completed an artistic residency at STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental music) in Amsterdam in 2010 and completed his doctoral research in 2012. His most recent paper on live performance systems was presented at NIME 2014 and his most recent article on spatial music strategies will be published by Divergence Press.
Graham has toured extensively throughout the US, Europe and Asia promoting various music releases since 2006, recorded various sessions for BBC radio, presented original musical works for American, British and Irish national TV and Radio and has been featured by renowned publications and networks such as National Music Express, Guitar Player Magazine and MTV. Graham’s music has also featured on the video gaming network, Rock Band. Graham has also been involved with a series of music festivals and performance events worldwide, sharing the stage with Oliver Wakeman (Yes) in 2006, Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC Radio 1) in 2008 and electronic music legend, Ulrich Schnauss in 2009. Graham’s most recent musical work, “Nascent,” was released on Fluttery Records in 2012.
A series of new releases are due in late 2014 and early 2015.