Sound + Environment 2017

Contributing work at the Sound + Environment 2017 conference this year with keynote speakers Chris Watson and Leah Barclay, also with works and papers from sound artists and recordists from all over, including another Essex-based Recordist Stuart Bowditch, Sound Recordist and co-founder of the ‘You Are Hear’ sound map, an Essex Sound Map hosted byContinue reading “Sound + Environment 2017”

Góry Sowie Field Recordings Release

A recent trip in December 2016 to Poland to the Owl Mountains (Gory Sowie) to make a some recordings. This area of Poland was pointed out to me by Harry Sumner who runs the Sonospace label, based in Spain and London. There was 2 releases, a sound postcard; https://www.sonospace.org/portfolio/the-things-we-leave-behind/ And a short release of theContinue reading “Góry Sowie Field Recordings Release”

Performing Walter De Marias ‘Ocean Music’ and ‘Cricket Music’

3rd of December Krzysztof Topolski and I performed Walter De Marias ‘Ocean Music’ and ‘Cricket Music’ in Krakow at the Cricoteka. (Photo by Mirosław Żak/fototerminal) We extended and added our own elements to the compositions which originally focuses on drums and field recordings by adding bass guitar and expanding on the field recordings with electronicContinue reading “Performing Walter De Marias ‘Ocean Music’ and ‘Cricket Music’”

Supporting Taupe at Colchester Art Centre

Taupe are a Newcastle upon Tyne based trio specializing in razor-sharp polyrhythmic play, exploratory improvisation and raw, high energy live performance. The group’s sound is built of influences drawing from free jazz and math metal to hip-hop grooves and post-bop, with a healthy dollop of skronk, all navigated down a path that seeks to blurContinue reading “Supporting Taupe at Colchester Art Centre”

Art Language Location 2016

Art Language Location 2016 is an exhibition/festival that is spread out across Cambridge in a variety of locations. My work for the piece is in collaboration with artist Susi Disorder, who lives in Colchester. The exhibition is on for the dates: 13th-29th of October; our work is titled ReCoding, a sound and print installation using aContinue reading “Art Language Location 2016”

Forests of the World Contribution.

This project was organised by Tony Oudaimy of woodcraft production – featuring field recordists from around the world recording and documenting forests. This includes artists from far and wide, including: Martina Testen, Tomáš Šenkyřík, Christine Hass, Atilio Doreste, Gábor Kerekes, Simon Serc, Francesco Murano, Frank Frenz, George Vlad, Gjørg Pjustäät, Huw McGregor, Jaromir Ralph Koper,Continue reading “Forests of the World Contribution.”

Field Recording Release; Sound Travels

An ongoing process of making sound recordings in Southern Poland, documented in April 2016 – Recording mostly in a small village, but also visiting Krakow and some other local areas.     Please listen through the link below; https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1247090330/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/transparent=true/

Essex Sounds Contributions.

Essex Sounds – soundscapes of Colchester past and present is run by the Essex Record Office, with Stuart Bowditch, a sound recordist from southend. It is to build and develop a constantly evolving sound map of Essex, including sounds from the environment and aural histories. I recently discovered this project and thought I would contribute someContinue reading “Essex Sounds Contributions.”

Supporting Laura Cannell at Colchester Art Centre

1st of March 2016 I will be supporting Laura Cannell at Colchester Art Centre; Laura Cannell bio from the Art Centre website: Based in rural East Anglia, Laura Cannell’s work draws on the emotional influences of the landscape and the sometimes dissonant chords of early and medieval music. With deconstructed bow and the extraordinary soundContinue reading “Supporting Laura Cannell at Colchester Art Centre”