Author: Naut Humon
Naut Humon, is an artist and producer based in San Francisco. The former artistic director of the late Asphodel label, he is credited with producing numerous landmark recordings, including Mixmaster Mike's 1999 LP, Anti-Theft Device. A founding member of seminal experimental band Rhythm and Noise, for over thirty years, Naut ran his own studio, the legendary Recombinant Media Labs. Since 1991, he has led Sound Traffic Control, in order to focus on using an orchestral setting to explore three-dimensional space.

For ten years, San Francisco’s Asphodel label was America’s premiere experimental music imprint. Trafficking in everything from turntablist 12″s by the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Mixmaster Mike’s legendary Anti-Theft Device LP, DJ Spooky’s best full-length, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, musique concrète by Iannis Xenakis (Persepolis,) minimal techno dub from Berlin masters Rhythm and Sound, and symphonies made out of midi-controlled dot matrix printers, Asphodel was it. (More…)