Roger Robinson is a Trinidadian writer, dub poet and musician who has lived in London for 20 years. He has performed worldwide and is an experienced workshop leader and lecturer on poetry. His one-man shows are: The Shadow Boxer, Letter from My Father’s Brother, and Prohibition. He was chosen by Decibel as one of 50 writers who have influenced the black-British writing canon. His workshops have been a part of a shortlist for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries and were also a part of the Webby Award winning Barbican’s Can I Have A Word. He has toured internationally with the British Council and is a co-founder of both Spoke Lab and the international writing collective Malika’s Kitchen.
His solo music album Illclectica was released in 2004 on Altered Vibes and was named by Mojo Magazine as number eight in the top ten electronic albums for that year. Robinson is a founding member of the band King Midas Sound whose critically acclaimed debut album ‘Waiting for You’ was released on Hyperdub Records. He is currently touring and recording with King Midas Sound, working on some new exciting collaborations and a new band project called Horsedreamer which will be released in June 2015 on Beating Drum Records.
ROGER ROBINSON INSTAGRAM