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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…

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….

Cities and Memory : Paris

Some time ago I made a small contribution to the Cities And Memory project. I offered field recordings and mixes from a summer in Paris. The recordings are…

Fovea Hex to perform at TUSK Festival

Fovea Hex will be performing at the TUSK Festival in Gateshead, UK, in October. For this outing the ensemble will comprise Clodagh Simonds, Laura Sheeran, Michael Begg and…

Latest Omnempathy newsletter

Omnempathy have published their latest newsletter. It has a roundup of recent reviews, update on stock, info on a couple of new sale items and news about new…

Manipulate Festival Reviews

I reviewed a few shows for Total Theatre at this year’s Manipulate Festival. This exposed me to the wonderful Akhe Theatre group from St Petersburg, who, I have…

Sonica Installations

This piece was originally published by Total Theatre on November 23rd 2015 http://totaltheatre.org.uk/sound-of-the-city-sonica-sings-out/   They are a form of theatre. They are compositions in space that effectively pull…

Sonica

This piece was originally published by The Quietus on November 17th  2015 http://thequietus.com/articles/19247-things-learned-at-sonica-review   These are curious times for the Scottish capital. The International Council On Monuments and…

Festival end. A new breath

It happens every year. The circus leaves town. Autumn hits Edinburgh overnight. The leaves are brown and red and gold, and the streets are empty once more. The…