Koichi Samuels


Koichi Samuels is an electronic musician, label owner, event promoter and academic researcher based in Northern Ireland. He has released and performed under the aliases “Koichi”, “Spires” (Phil Kieran & Koichi Samuels), and recently in his forthcoming project, “Tall Trees”, on labels such as Soma Records, Planet Rhythm, and his own experimental electronic music imprint, Resist-AV. The ethos of Resist-AV is to combine visual arts and music, experimental forms and electronics, resisting categories and definitions, crossing boundaries through creating challenging multidisciplinary and genre-blurring music releases. Koichi also writes about music and social inclusion as an academic researcher.