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Time Travel Opps is a digital production company, founded by composer Richard Birkin, that produces records, installations, apps and web projects for musicians, filmmakers, photographers, writers, festivals and museums.

We also work for other people as TTO*UX, applying our User Experience and creative expertise to a wide variety of digital projects. Find out more here.

What Time Travel Opps Does

Everything, explained in three handy points:

Music Music

Time Travel Opps releases music by Richard J. Birkin, Grawl!x, Papayér, Emphemetry, The Little Explorer and Christmas Robin. Vinyl, CD and Digital. Putting music out feels good.

Publishing Publishing

After starting out releasing music, Time Travel Opps has published short fiction anthologies and poetry collections, and in 2014 will began publishing apps and other creative digital projects.

Creative Technology Creative Technology

Time Travel Opps publishes digital projects related to music, words and other artforms, as well as consulting for other people on all manner of digital projects & creative problem solving.


D-Lab Commission and Collaboration

D-Lab Commission and Collaboration

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in News | No Comments

We’re pleased to announce that Time Travel Opps has been selected for a D-Lab commission to produce ‘Twinklr’. This will be the second collaboration between composer Richard Birkin and technologist Tom Armitage. Richard: “Twinklr has been on my mind for a long time. Tom and I spoke about it while working on Rubato earlier this […]

Songs For Spoken Words: Embedded

Songs For Spoken Words: Embedded

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Songs For Spoken Words | No Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot about how people might share or feature Songs For Spoken Words on their own sites. Like how an exclusive stream is usually a Soundcloud player…or how a video is embedded within a blog post. The Soundcloud player would work fine for streaming the music element of the project, but that’s […]

New Project: Rubato

New Project: Rubato

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in News | No Comments

Rubato is a platform that allows performers to control synchronised visual content on their audience’s devices. And from a foot pedal/MIDI controller too, meaning that the content is sympathetic to the ebbs and flows (the rubato) of a performance. The project is part of Sound & Music’s Audience Development Incubator. Photo CC Paul Coles. People […]