MOOGMEMORY – Album Release & Tour Dates Announced

December 9th, 2015

It’s been a long time coming but, that ‘difficult’ second album, moogmemory, is finally due for release on The Leaf Label, available from March 4th, 2016. It is, quite possibly, the World’s first album to have been performed and recorded solely on a Lintronics Advanced Memorymoog (LAMM) synthesiser. The inimitable Graham Massey (808 State), has eloquently provided […]

RADIOLAND – Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity Revisited: Album Release

December 1st, 2015

At last, Radioland, the project with which I toured together with Franck Vigroux and Antoine Schmitt earlier this year, is now available for download via Bandcamp – also made available via other digital music services on December 4th. In addition to the downloadable format, you can also pre-order the twenty-page hardback book CD and deluxe gatefold vinyl versions, which should be […]

Fresh Yorkshire Aires – Notation

November 24th, 2015

There have been some interesting submissions for The Fresh Yorkshire Aires project, curated by composer Jacob Thompson-Bell. There’s a little blog post I’ve written about playing from notation, along with a reminder that contributions are welcome – and there’s still plenty of time to submit your ideas for inclusion via the project website. Jacob and […]

Fresh Yorkshire Aires

October 9th, 2015

Fresh Yorkshire Aires is a brand new project collecting together graphic scores and visual representations of sound by artists and composers based in West Yorkshire. Devised by composer Jacob Thompson-Bell, it will involve work by the aforementioned; with myself, and fellow pianist Philip Thomas, interpreting the material in various live settings throughout the Yorkshire region. You can follow the […]

Canals: The Making of a Nation

August 26th, 2015

This Friday, the first episode in a new six-part series about the canals will begin on BBC1. Although it is not the first time I’ve worked on music for film and television, this is the first time that myself and fellow colleague, Sam Hobbs, have collaborated in a substantial BBC commission together – composing, performing, […]