Andy Truscott

Andy Truscott is a composer/field recordist based in Fife, who releases music under the moniker Kinbrae with his twin brother Mike. Kinbrae’s latest album Landforms was released in April 2019 to critical acclaim on London label Truant Recordings and explored the River Tay and the brother’s relationship to it growing up in a village near Dundee.

Andy has also composed music to accompany the exhibition We Live In The Future for the Dundee Design Festival as well as composing a library album for EMI/SonyATV and joining the publishing/synch licensing agencies Manners McDade and Woodwork Music. His work is inspired by the Scottish landscape and features a range of field recordings that are manipulated and treated, adding organic elements to the electronic music he composes.

Andy’s Jerwood Bursary will enable him to undertake a self-initiated residency with renowned electronic composer Ben Chatwin to research modular synthesis, and to experiment and gain further understanding to bring into his compositions.

Kinbrae Live Album Launch. Image: courtesy of the artist