Tell the same story twice

Really happy to finally have some time to get this one up online. Its from a trio sound drawing session with Naomi Kendrick and Dan Bridgwood Hill which was recorded last August by Sam Weaver with Video and Stills by Andrew Brooks. This playing together formed a larger part of an Arts Council England project […]

Some recent playing

Some recent playing sessions with new formations that I’ve really enjoyed. Last tuesday in improvising strings ensemble with Dan Bridgwood-Hill: violin, David Birchall: guitar, Ecka Mordecai: cello and Otto Willberg: double bass And from a rehearsal at the start of June with Greta Buitkute: voice, David Birchall: guiatr, Phillip Marks: percussion and Otto Willberg: double […]

next weekend

Is going to be a really busy one, two really exciting performances and a bookfair! Exhibiting zines/records/cds and my new zine of birdsong drawings on Friday 12th & Saturday 13th at Manchester Artists Bookfair. Then making music for the performance/installation ‘The Dreaming’ with Bekke Platt and Aliyah Hussain on the Saturday @ 2pm as part […]

Creative Hive performance

Short piece from performance on Tuesday improvising at the Creative Hive event with Naomi Kendrick drawing, Dan Bridgwood-Hill on synth and Paddy Baxter filming. The film here taken by Andrew Brooks. All happen in an amazing television studio inside the Salford University chunk of Media City. This excerpt is from the second much calmer piece  […]

Cornish Tin Mines

Quality blast from the past here, a couple of Cornish Tin Mines related things have floated up in recent few weeks. Was in  2005/06 something like a post prog funk outs with DBH on drumset, Ed Troup on guitar and DB on bass. Pretty much only ever gigged in Manchester and then mostly in houses […]

Live Drawing @ Blankspace

Great documentation of performance of Naomi Kendrick drawing improvised sounds by myself and Dan Bridgwood-Hill at the opening of her show @ Blankspace in Manchester in July. Filmed by Insa Langhorst, just spotted a brilliant short she made of the LBO in Wigan which somehow works as a snatch of oldtime silent comedy! http://vimeo.com/14015178

Blank Media Performance

Couple of shots from the excellent Blank Media opening last week, DBH and I improvising for Naomi Kendrick to draw to.  See a different set here taken by Andrew Brooks. Naomi has some interesting reflections on this kind of thing here on her blog.