Bio

I’m Nathan Moody, and I make movies that play inside your head.

My music is made from found objects, field recordings, modular synthesizers, handmade instruments, guitars, and anything else I can get my hands on, processed through a mix of modern software and vintage devices. I mix atonality with melody, organic with synthetic, and soundscape with structure. My albums are always conceptually or thematically driven; I’m also quite prolific, releasing about three new bodies of work each year, and have been releasing music for twenty years. I have played live shows with such amazing musicians as Hainbach, r beny, Dieter Doepfer, James Cigler, HHNOI, Paperbark, and many others. My music has been played on terrestrial and internet radio in the USA, UK, and Germany, used in interactive installations, licensed for podcasts, and released on labels such as Gun Music, DiN Records, Tectorum Tapes, and more.

I am a musician, sound designer and audio editor for linear and interactive media, and a mastering engineer. I’m also a motion graphics artist and experimental filmmaker, interactive creative director and UX designer, animator, photographer, and illustrator.

I write about creativity, audio, music, and more on the Noise Jockey blog. I can be followed on Twitter, heard on Bandcamp and Soundcloud, watched on Vimeo and YouTube, or contacted via this website.

I am thrilled to have the support of JH AudioGlitchmachines, Sensorpoint/Jambé, and Tendrils Cables, and I regularly beta test software and hardware for other developers and manufacturers.

Notable Interviews

Podular Modcast interview with Nathan Moody (music, recording, mixing, and mastering)

Art + Music + Technology interview with Nathan Moody, by Darwin Grosse (music, creative process, and art)

Rig Rundown 06 with Nathan Moody, Ben Wilson/DivKid Modular (technical and compositional process, focusing on the Buchla modular synthesizer)

Interview with Nathan Moody, Hypnos Audio (creative process)

Rig Rundown 02 with Nathan Moody, Ben Wilson/DivKid Modular (technical process, focusing on Eurorack modular synthesizer)

Twenty Questions with Nathan Moody, The Music of Sound (background and creative process)

A Month of Field Recordists: Nathan Moody, CreativeFieldRecording.com (found sound recording)

Outstanding Sound Blogs: Meet Nathan Moody, A Sound Effect (field recording and sound design)

Compliation Appearances

Prophet and Loss, Tone Science Module 2 (2018, DiN Records)
Gloam
, Tectorum Tapes Vol 2 (2016, Tectorum Tapes)
The Trouble With Progress (as Railgun), Fuck (2004, Hive Records)
Flak
(as Railgun)Krach Test (2001, Ad Noiseam)
Radium (as Railgun) and Too Far Gone (as Bitsplitter) ,Syncrhomesh 002 (2001, Synchromesh)
Near Future Statistic (as Railgun), Dystopian Visions (2000, Dystopian Records)
Thirteen (as Railgun), Cryonica Tanz (2000, Sideline)
Greasing the Palms of Hope (as Railgun), Ringworm v1 (2000, Tinman)
The Whisperer In the Darkness (as Railgun), Challenge From Beyond (1999, Dion Fortune)