Morgan's Zero EP was recorded in Stockholm and London, mixed by Jude Rawlins. These tracks introduce us to Morgan's personal side making a return to his roots as a singer/songwriter. He teamed up with musicians from various backgrounds in order to add a different dimension to his songs.
The line up includes, Richard Levy (Bass & Keyboards), Stephan Hodel (Accordion & Rhodes) Mark Salisbury (Bass & Guitar) Danny Valentine (Guitar) Kirsten Morrison (Violin) Bethan Mascarenhas, Charma, Lyla D'Souza, (Backing vocals).
In june 2012 Morgan was asked to join the Lene Lovich band as drummer for her headline gig at The Drop Dead Festival, Berlin with a warm up at the 12 Bar club in London.
Since then he has become a full time member with a UK tour kicking off on 17th February. Plans are also under way for Europe and the USA in 2013.
More dates to be added soon so watch this space!
Feb 17th Leicester - Musician
March 8th Winchester - Railway
March 9th Brighton - Green Door Store
March 22nd Leeds - Brundenel Centre
March 23rd Manchester - Dry Bar
March 24th Birmingham - Road House
March 25th Exeter - Cavern
April 19th Newcastle - Star & Shadow Cinema
April 20th Glasgow - Broadcast
April 21st Edinburgh - Voodoo Rooms
April 24th London - Cargo
May 9th Hamburg - Marx
May 11th Berlin - Wild At Heart
August 11th Blackpool - Rebellion Festival
Morgan began his musical career as a drummer in Manchester band Illustration. The group appeared on the Some Bizarre album with the song "Tidal Flow". During this period he worked with producers Martin Hannett at Strawberry Studios and Mike Hedges at his Playground Studio.
In the late 80's Morgan moved to Chicago to write with Kym Mazelle on her debut album produced by Marshall Jefferson, it was at this time he signed to EMI Publishing then came back to London working out of The Round House Studio in Camden Town working on the Maxi Priest album "Bonafide produced by Sly Dunbar and Trevor Fong. Joining The Manic M/C's the same year he co-wrote the dance anthem "Mental".
The following year he signed to the Swedish Btech label and with Clubland had three US Billboard dance no1's with "Let's Get Busy", "Hold On" (Tighter to Love) and "Set Me Free" winning a grammy and three gold disks, left EMI then signed to Warner Chappell Publishing.
In 1992 he began OM Records with DJ Nick E. The label had many successes with mixes coming from artists such as Leftfield, Slam, Ben Chapman and Well Hung Parliament.
He was doing so much material, pseudonyms had to be created, to name a few: Sound Source with "Take Me Up" on FFRR, Obiman "On The Rocks" on the seminal Cafe Del Mar album, plus co-wrote and produced Jose Padilla's "Agua on the same album. Also released was his first solo single "I'm Free" featured on Sasha and Digweed's "Northern Exposure", remixed by William Orbit.
In 2000 a uk top 10 was scored with Lock n Loads "Blow ya mind", using samples from "Take Me Up" and in the following years co-wrote with Fragma, plus appeared on the Cafe Mambo compilations...
At present he writes as a solo artist, his music being played on TV and film and has recently made a return to drumming, playing for Lene Lovich.