Ash Hosken aka Diger Rokwell is a chameleon of the Perth creative scene. As co-founder of influential crew The Community. Diger has self-released the albums and eps Digstrumentals, The Earthhead, Digerbodia, We Are All Related, Sri Diger and Build My. His music is an intercultural mix of ethnic sounds, field recordings, spoken word, heavy drums, driving bass and psyched out sonics with context and narrative.
Diger Rokwell’s live show consists of his production played live with upside down guitars and keys. Diger Rokwell has supported the likes of Bonobo, DJ Krush, Balam Acab, Pond, Daedalus, Flying Lotus, The Gaslamp Killer, Harmonic 313, DJ Vadim, People Under the Stairs and Rahzel. Plus played a swag of festivals such as Parklife, Low:Fi, Radiothon Opening Party, Seriously Sound System, Fremantle Music Winter Festival, and Cut and Paste Microfestival and Collaboration shows.
Diger also produces visual works of various descriptions: collage, illustration, murals, pastes up and low budget photography. Diger has designed various flyers for Community events. Diger prides himself on original head replacement projects, semi-social commentary, childish simple sketches, recontextualisations and the creation of the The Community’s logo.
Diger is also a DJ who is a collector of all kinds of musical genres. Diger has also created and coordinated various urban art murals around the Perth area, the RTRFM building and Kember Collective building to name a few. Diger Rokwell also co-hosts ‘Golden Apples of the Sun’ on RTRFM 92.1 in Perth.
Diger plans to release ‘Build My...’ in mid 2012, a 4/4 project 'Innersense' and also a project with Felicity Groom called ‘New Parts’ mid 2013. Two beat tourism trip ‘Indigernesia’ to Indonesia and the Turkish 'Digstanbul' in his sights also.