reid karris


reid karris is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound experimentalist and improviser hailing from chicago, illinois trying very hard to get all the music stuck in his head out for all the world to hear. after spending years as an odd guitarist trying to fit in with the world of rock music reid shifted his focus towards improvisation and noise. his primary instruments for doing so are prepared guitar and drum kit sent through electronics. he performs with various groups with guitar including set self on fire, hkm guitar trio and the chicago scratch orchestra. he also plays drums in the experimental duo step slow.

albums from pyr
pyr184 – oscines et ensifera
pyr161 – flow (with wilhelm matthies)
pyr131 – lanificus
pyr118 – ambiens sonitus
pyr110 – at articular facet (with kg price)
pyr092 – creatio ex nihilo

related on pyr
shapes and monsters

albums from elsewhere
goetia musica

web presences
step slow facebook
set self on fire
hkm guitar trio