Patrik Sampler is a writer and noise musician whose fiction and non-fiction has appeared in The Guardian, PRISM international, Marco Polo Arts Mag, and other publications. As a member of dupobs, he helped establish the ‘regressive’ movement in anti-music. His interest in butoh dance has resulted in a few minor performances. Sampler has an MA in literature, through which his main focus was Abe Kobo. He is co-director of Landfill Publishing.