Roly began his career as one half of Vex’d, releasing a series of singles on the Subtext label before moving to Planet Mu to release the classic Degenerate and Cloud Seed albums.
His solo work fuses his background in soundsystem music with contemporary classical composition and focused sound design resulting in a singular and often harrowing sound. 2011 saw the release of the critically acclaimed LP Aftertime followed in 2012 by the Alderburgh Festival commissioned “Fall Back” A live recording of the collaboration with renowned Ondiste Cynthia Millar and video artist Rod Machlachlan performed at Faster than Sound.
In August 2013 Roly released his latest solo album, Life Cycle of a Massive Star. The music charts five distinct chapters in the stars life, from its birth to its collapse. Roly will be performing variations on this material accompanied by a video from Emptysets James Ginzburg.