‘One Way to Osaka’ – latest film score work with Dan Berridge

August 29th, 2014

Thought I’d share this – it’s from the soundtrack to Ben & Joe Dempsey’s forthcoming short film, One Way to Osaka. Apart from being some of the first cello and piano recorded at home in the cowshed, this cue also features the excellent and mellifluous vocal of David Harks. You can listen to this and two READ MORE

Sneak preview of new synthesizer track(s): #8, live at Lamplight Social

August 29th, 2014

Here’s a little preview of a new synthesizer track done on the wonderful LAMM Memorymoog, #8, in development for the forthcoming Bourne Synthesizer Show record for The Leaf Label – captured on film at the very first Lamplight Social night in Leeds. It’s a great night of creative music – with free curry, bring your READ MORE

Berridge/Bourne – Adidas Football Advert

July 24th, 2014

Very pleased to see that some piano/synth work done a while back has made it here. The opening texture is taken from a remix of Dan Berridge‘s, Better Left Unsaid. Nice when things come round full circle… And, just for good measure, here’s a longer version of the track:    


July 10th, 2014

Just a little note about the quasi-occasional newsletters I write from time to time. They’re a summary of things I’m doing/have done/am going to do/other news that might be of interest. You can subscribe to receive these by joining the mailing list HERE, or via the HOME page. Click on the image above to have a peek at Newsletter READ MORE

Bourne Davis Kane – full concert available on Vimeo

July 9th, 2014

Recently added to Vimeo is a BDK concert from SARC (Sonic Arts Research Centre in Belfast), and was part of a colloquium at Queens University Belfast entitled, Translating Improvisation: Beyond Disciplines, Beyond Borders. It’s a slight departure from our normal performances – being under the auspices of an academic setting but, at last, a fuller picture READ MORE

Two Projects for Glenn Armstrong: Sine qua non & Salomé (with Kit Downes)

July 7th, 2014

Sine qua non – Serge Gainsbourg re-imagined Out now on Coup Perdu records is the gorgeously-recorded, beautifully-packaged Sine qua non – Serge Gainsbourg re-imagined. Recorded at Abbey Road studios in 2013, SQN is a testament to producer/curator Glenn Armstrong’s aesthetic vision and ear for detail and quality. I was fortunate enough to have played in READ MORE

Bourne Davis Kane: appearances & releases

June 28th, 2014

Sound Carvings, Strange Tryst Bourne Davis Kane have already premiered Piers Hellawell‘s Sound Carvings, Strange Tryst, as part of the 2014 New Music Biennial at the 2014 Belfast festival in March. The next performance of this collaborative commission will be at London Southbank Centre on July 6th (with a concert of BDK’s own music at Friday Tonic (Front Room, READ MORE

Bourne Davis Kane to work with Piers Hellawell for New Music Biennial 2014

June 21st, 2013

The PRS Foundation’s New Music Biennial consists of twenty composers and commissioning organisations that have been selected to produce new musical work in 2014. Working closely with Belfast-based composer (and longtime friend of the band) Piers Hellawell, Bourne Davis Kane will workshop the material together, with each of us leaving behind our respective working methods, whereby Piers will then: “…refine these READ MORE

Bourne and Chris Sharkey to support Marc Ribot solo show in March!

February 26th, 2013

Bourne – along with guitar lothario, Christopher Sharkey will be playing before the wonderful Marc Ribot on March 14th at the Howard Assembly Room in Leeds. It’s been ten years since, under the guise of Distortion Trio, that Bourne, Sharkey and Dave Black played a set with Mr. Ribot at The Wardrobe in 2003 (to which Marc remarked after playing together, “Nothin’ like READ MORE

Billy Moon chosen for the ‘Northern Line’ Touring Scheme

February 21st, 2013

Billy Moon has been chosen as one of twelve ‘ambassadors’ for the Northern Line touring scheme – a Jazz North initiative. There will be a showcase concert at The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool on March 25th. This appearance will see Billy Moon in an intimate duo setting with Seaming To (expanded to include cello and violin for subsequent READ MORE