Really pleased to say this new album of vocal improvisations is out! It was recorded as part of my research into performing recordings in marginal, inbetween areas around Manchester over the past two years. Big thanks goes to everyone who came on singing walks with me inside the long dank tunnel under the M60 motorwayContinue reading

Super proud this album we recorded Spring 2020 is now available as CD via Lisbon’s Creative Sources label or via all the musicians on the record in the UK David Birchall: electric guitarAdam Fairhall: accordionMichael Perrett: bass clarinetYoni Silver: bass clarinetOtto Willberg: double bass https://www.creativesourcesrec.com/catalog/catalog_706.html https://davidbirchall.bandcamp.com/album/aggregate-glows-in-the-cold

New tape out with Sam Andreae (London) and Yan Jun (Bejing) on Wigan’s Steep Gloss label. Improvisation recorded in real time in November 2020. “Plugged into our impossible online room, triangulated between Beijing, London & Manchester via autonomous noise unit, we clicked here and there to tune into each other and quickly imagined an ecstaticContinue reading

Had a great walk and exploration in the Prestwich/Whitefield area 3 miles north of Manchester city centre for the latest episode of Walking & Talking with sound artist Lee Patterson last week. We talk about insects, bird calls, badgers, ways into listening and sound and the enclosures act amongst other things! Lee made some uniqueContinue reading

Short 16mm film and sound piece made with filmmaker Huw Wahl. This is an exploration for a longer work we are developing at the minute thinking through collaborative creative processes, lines of travel, and the access/redevelopment of interstice sites on the River Mersey/Manchester Ship Canal.