Biography & Photos

Rosy Parlane is a musician from New Zealand who began playing music with the avant-garde rock trio Thela. Thela released two cds, 'Eponymous' and 'Argentina' on the label Ecstatic Peace! He subsequently began working with abstract electronic based music, both as a solo artist and as Parmentier with fellow Thela collaborator, Dion Workman. His full and intricate soundscapes are comprised of of sample-loops, pianos, guitars, and field recordings manipulated via digital means. Parlane has released two solo albums on Sigma Editions, and a collaboration with Christian Fennesz on the Australian label, Synaesthesia ['Live', SYN001]

He has two solo albums out on Touch: Iris [Touch # TO:58, 2003] and Jessamine [Touch # TO:68, 2006]. More info can be found in the discog section of this site.

He currently lives in Auckland with his family.

Photos

1. Playing Marcel Bear's shimshaws, Auckland 2005
2. Sydney 1997 [1st solo performance]
3. Sydney November 2004

4. Dunedin October 2004
5. London October 2006
6. Sydney May 2003
7. York October 2006
8. Auckland January 2005
9. Australia January 2005



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