Kyle McCallum aka Lumpen Nobleman

Sound Arts Tutor

Lumpen Nobleman is an alias of Extra Normal label boss and Contra Pop Festival organiser, Kyle McCallum. Since its inception in 2015, Contra Pop has hosted an array of international artists, including Maya Dunietz, Klara Lewis, Ghédalia Tazartès, Asmus Tietchens and Mika Vainio.


Lumpen Nobleman has DJed at Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius; La Casa Encendida, Madrid; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; the Centre for Contemporary Arts and Mono, Glasgow; and Ramsgate Music Hall, amongst other venues.


He broadcasts monthly on Repeater, Tak Tent and Margate Radio and produced 100 editions of the Extra Normal Mix Series between 2011 and 2020, including guest contributions from Jennifer Lucy Allan of Arc Light Editions; On-U Sound founder, Adrian Sherwood; and Doug Shipton of Finders Keepers Records.


Kyle McCallum aka Lumpen Nobleman