Since 2019, Guy has been serving as a lecturer of music production and songwriting.
Working as singer-producer under the name Semi Precious, his musical releases have been endorsed by outlets such as The Sunday Times, The Guardian, i-D and Electronic Sound Magazine.
His musical practice explores notions of reminiscing and retrospection through the lens of “bedroom production”, as well as sampling of easy listening library music and hauntology.
He currently co-runs electronic music record label and artist collective squareglass and previously collaborated with producer Matthew Herbert.
Guy further serves as a lecturer in the School of Arts and Creative Industries at London South Bank University, where he leads a music industry practice module, whilst also supervising research projects undertaken by Year 3 students of Music and Sound Design.
- PhD 2021
- MMus 2015
- BMus 2014
Teaching and Supervision
Guy is module convenor for the Popular Music Production module (level 5), whilst also teaching and supervising practice-based projects as part of the Composition Portfolio module (level 6). He further supervises postgraduate projects undertaken by MMus Creative Practice and MMus Popular Music students.
Popular music; electronic music production; songwriting; post-digital aesthetics, hauntology, vaporwave; practice-based research.
Further profile content
Sounding the Afterglow
The article dissects my recording 22–122 to examines how a post-party "afterglow" can be musically interpreted through audio time warping and sampling techniques.
Post-Euphoria - A Practice-Based Music Research (Part 1)
The first in a four-part series, the article reflects on the making of my album Post-Euphoria, which interprets notions of reminiscing and recollection utilising DAW tools.
Post-Euphoria - A Reincarnated Ruin (Part 2)
The article examines two original recordings that utilise audio-to-MIDI conversions to interpret notions of recollection and reincarnation.
Post-Euphoria - The Ambivalence of Remembering (Part 3)
The article looks into two original recordings that employ vocal quoting and a grain delay effect to interpret the fleetingness of memory and to create a faded rendition of dancefloor euphoria.
Post-Euphoria - A Moment Frozen in Time (Part 4)
The article discusses two recordings that employ stripped-down electronic dance music motifs and a freeze reverb effect to portray ambivalent euphoric feelings.