Esperi is Scottish multi-instrumentalist Chris James Marr. His music ranges from acoustic storytelling to colourful electronica looping and combining different sounds with his acoustic guitar. He uses a host of instruments from the conventional to the unusual including his signature rainbow-coloured bells, toys, tools, samples ( including his son Callums heartbeat which features in the song Somersaults which was released on the day he was born ) . Chris lives in East Coast Scotland and predominantly writes about his family, dogs, home and the great outdoors.
He has performed around the world in all sorts of venues and festivals, shared the stage with Andy Mckee, Jon Gomm, Gomez, Jeffrey Lewis, James Yorkston, Ólöf Arnolds, KT Tunstall, Noiserv and many more talented artists, collaborated with RM Hubbert and Alex Kopranos ( Franz Ferdinand ), Panda Su, Sonny Carntyne...
Chris is also producing/releasing music at FAll ON STUDIO/RECORDS including his own esperi music and other bands and artists.
Esperi's follow up to his debut "In a moment emotion sentiment" entitled "Seasons" is out now. Including 11 new songs and it features the single "Somersaults" which was released on the day his son Callum was born including a sample of his heartbeat as the pulse behind the song.