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About Richard James: 

Composer, singer-songwriter and sound artist Richard James was co-founder of seminal band Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, and has since produced an E.P. and four solo albums.

James has written extensively for film and television (see below for samples). He also co-wrote and performed the music for two Yuri Norstein animations. He has made several sound-art programmes for radio station Resonance FM. Richard was recently commissioned by Cardiff Contemporary to create two works of sound art (in collaboration with  R.Seiliog).

He’s also the musical director of In Chapters – an arts-collective that stages multi-media events in Cardiff and at festivals, and is Curator of Music for the Laugharne Weekend Festival. He is currently developing a musical for the National Theatre of Wales on the life of Dr. William Price.

Please use the contact form below if you would like to get in touch with Richard James.


Cara Fi: This is an eight part comedy drama, from 2014, which RJ soundtracked throughout. Click on the video for a selection of extracts from  Episode One.


Tir: This a three part rural drama, from 2015, which RJ soundtracked throughout. Click on the video  for a selection of extracts from all three episodes.


The Colour Of Saying: This is a 25 minute art film from 2013, celebrating the legacy of Dylan Thomas, made in collaboration with the artist Anthony Shapland.


 All The New Highways: Richard James’s latest album, released in 2015

Radio Shows: Here are the two shows Richard put together for Resonance FM