Rowan Perkins

Musician | Composer

Rowan works in songwriting, audio manipulation, synthesis and production skills, and has produced and successfully released music under his solo alias Debian Blak. He also produced East Park Reggae Collective’s album, receiving critical acclaim from radio stations across Europe, including the BBC and Kiss FM; he has also written and produced music for documentaries broadcasted on Aljazeera, and for the Britdoc Foundation (Channel 4), as well as feature documentaries being showcased at various film festivals worldwide. He has also also written and produced music for dance shows ranging from contemporary and ballet to breakdance and tap for companies such as Northern School of Contemporary Dance and Sole Rebel Tap.

He has successfully toured Europe and Australia performing at prestigious festivals such as Umbria Jazz Festival and The Big Chill, as well as a number of live radio performances for BBC radio; written and performed for The Broken Orchestra, which has a successful licensing deal in Japan; and performed twelve shows a week for a six-week residency at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Additionally, he has four years radio presenting experience demonstrating a wide musical knowledge, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.