TITAN: A Masterclass in Contemporary Ambient

I kept my head down through the year, and, having largely given up on the press, did not spend a great deal of time on trying to secure…

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One True Vine

My new record, One True Vine, will be shipping from the end of November, although pre-order is available now at the Omnempathy store: http://omnempathy.com/product/one-true-vine One True Vine ensemble…

TITAN preview

There is a preview of the upcoming TITAN installation on the Cryptic Soundcloud Further information can be found on the Sonica 2017 website which has now published the…

TITAN: A Crane Is A Bridge

Michael has been commissioned by Cryptic to compose and install a new work for electronics, cables, strings and breath to be installed in the wheelhouse of the Clydebank Titan for…

Salt Garden 2

Good News: The new EP from Fovea Hex THE SALT GARDEN 2 will be released on 21st June, 2017 on Steven Wilson’s Headphone Dust label. Steven has long…

Sound on Sound, Sounding Off: A Media Composers Lot

I wrote the Sounding Off column for May 2017’s Sound on Sound magazine. The pulbished version can be found on the SoS website at this location: http://www.soundonsound.com/people/sounding-off-media-composer The…

End Of Year Lists

A brief line of thanks for the inclusion of my work, or work I am associated with, in the year end lists. * Thanks to A Closer Listen…

Music | Text | Flowers : Forgetfulness

In his essay – How To Resist A State Of Forgetfulness – John Berger speculates on the activity of drawing as a form of representative text for a…

Under The Moon: Composing for Daubigny

The National Galleries of Scotland have published a brief blog article by me revealing some of the elements contributing towards the development of A Moon That Lights Itself….

London 1666 recordings

London 1666, Artichoke’s flagship event commemorating the 350th anniversary of the great fire of London, was live streamed on Sunday 8th September, with a BBC4 broadcast the following…