Update: ‘Impressions on Surfaces’

  As this post is following on from my July 21st post, describing ‘Surface I’ from my ongoing project, ‘Impressions on Surfaces,’ I’d first like to draw attention  to my description of the unifying concept in the project, extracted from that post: The core of ‘Impressions on Surfaces’ is in two parts; an audible layer of […]

Developing ‘Impressions on Surfaces’

  The core of ‘Impressions on Surfaces’ is in two parts; an audible layer of precomposed, repeating material presented on the score and to be played by a performer, and an inaudible layer, the content of which is only hinted at by its ‘imprint’ on the former. The inaudible layer was generated with IRCAM’s Open Music from […]

Can Music Incite Radical Social Change?

The ever so slightly younger me was convinced of many things with regard to music that proved difficult to shake, the most sacred of which being the notion that it could convey a meaningful political message by means other than the sheer audacity of its own existence. My explanation for indulging in such naive symbolism, […]

New Release

In less than a few weeks, I will self-release a new collection of electronic and found sound works entitled ‘Slenderman’ (yes, after the internet meme); not just because this character fascinates me on a personal level, but it in part reflects our brief, largely superficial connections to each other and to ourselves via machines. The […]

Very exciting news

[organ piece] is to be premiered on the 4th of August in All Saints Church, Hastings by the brilliant Tom Bell, an internationally esteemed organist who was featured in Southbank’s Pull Out All the Stops Festival this year, and has recently released a double album of contemporary music. I can’t wait to hear it performed!