Robert Montoya -- known as Robert M -- has been active in the local music scene for the past two decades as a percussionist, improviser, and sound artist. In recent years, his work has focused on sample-based electronic music, creating complex, subtly evolving soundscapes which can be heard on his eponymous solo release on the Accretions label and in his ensemble projects: Wormhole, with long-time collaborator Marcos Fernandes, and mrlectronic with Lisle Ellis and Fernandes.
He is a founding member of Trummerflora, a musician's collective dedicated to creative music. A Tijuana native, he has done concerts in Japan, Hong Kong, Mexico, and all over the U.S. He has performed and/or recorded with George Lewis, Le Quan Ninh, Mike Keneally, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Rent Romus, Eric Glick Rieman, Michael Dessen, David Gould, Scott R. Looney, and members of the Nortec Collective and Ultra 7.
-- Trummerflora bio