Lovely to have my vinyl copy of the Burgess Archive cassette archive project that I contributed a track to here at the Noise Orchestra Studio where I put my contribution together. The double LP and double CD is out now on Sub Rosa and the whole project has been developed and curated by Alan Dunn.Continue reading

Really looking forward to performing selections from Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit as part of Edges Ensemble at HCMF! Both performances are free. Friday 15th November 5pm @ Temporary Contemporary, Queensgate Market, Princess Street, Huddersfield Monday 18th November 2pm @ Atrium, Richard Steinitz Building, University of Huddersfield Thursday 21st November 7pm @ Burgess Foundation, Engine House, ChorltonContinue reading

Mersey Floodplain Recording 1

http://rhizomatic-web-zine.herokuapp.com/#publication/5c884e8e0bab970014839f25 “trailing some idea of what radio or “field recording” really with people could be like (though of course the recording is in fact in an actual field a lot of the time) i made this test with my eldest son exploring the fields, ponds and lane which lie near our house. Its an areaContinue reading “Mersey Floodplain Recording 1”

New Music

http://rhizomatic-web-zine.herokuapp.com/#publication/5c64a2107b888f0014ff2e83 Some new sounds from Adam Fairhall on accordion, Michael Perrett on bass clarinet and me on mainly ebowed electric guitar QUASI SPECTRAL ENGLISH FOLKSONG NOSTALGIA IMPROVISATION “OH MY GOD WHAT A LOAD OF S##T SKEGNESS BUTLINS IS!!!” “We visited Skegness Butlins in 2007 and it is the filthiest place I’ve ever been, it’s tooContinue reading “New Music”

Initial Spring Incident (File under Thriller)

New album with long term sparring partner Richard Harrison out now digitally. This was recorded in rehearsal for our first ever duo gig together (we’ve done various trios alongside Richard Scott, Matt Wand and Dave Jackson over the years: Dave J has actually published a number of those trio sessions from Hotspur House around 2010/2011Continue reading “Initial Spring Incident (File under Thriller)”

Dusk out now!

A new CD with handprinted covers and a detail of artwork from a painting by Alexander Brealey Birchall is now out on Vernacular. Interesting for me as it explores recording quiet, end of the day, melodic improvisations, using lots of space: the kind of playing I did nearly everyday at this kind of dusk timeContinue reading “Dusk out now!”