striking uncomfortable poses while discussing the nature of power

Just had a re listen to this piece I made in our old place anew. 3 improvisations sculpted into a piece based on watching the same 6:51 youtube video of Chomsky and Foucault from Dutch TV in 1971 as compositional guidance. I attempt to work on a daily basis with Alexander Technique, something I’ve doneContinue reading “striking uncomfortable poses while discussing the nature of power”

Onsite Review 33

Really happy to have some of my sound drawings published in issue 33 of Canadian architecture journal Onsite Review. They have just published a great issue with the theme of ‘land’ as the focus. The drawings are from a white ink on black paper series attempting to record sound both graphically in an expressive way,Continue reading “Onsite Review 33”

Noise Orchestra Residency

Started work this week on a new residency with Vicky Clarke as Noise Orchestra at The National Media Museum in Bradford. We’e going to be exploring relationships between light, sound, movement and electricity. We’l be in gallery 2 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from now until the final performance on 31st October.

Scenes from the site of the former Gas Works on Whitworth Street West.

scenes from the site of the former Gas Works on Whitworth Street West. Scene 1 P and S are standing under an archway which is blocked at the back by a black brick wall. The archway is one of many making a bridge over the city centre on which trains pass overhead. The wall reachesContinue reading “Scenes from the site of the former Gas Works on Whitworth Street West.”

Chaos to Order; The Echo Trace

Really happy to be doing some work on the Chaos to Order: Echo Trace project from Brighter Sound. TheĀ  name of the project is inspired by the delay and peculiar way sound spreads through the central library reading room in Manchester which is one of my favourite acoustic spaces in the city; round and domed,Continue reading “Chaos to Order; The Echo Trace”

Quietus review of “I didn’t mind you improvising, I just wish you’d done it better”

Thoughtful review of the tape that came out recently on Tombed Visions featuring myself, Sam Andreae and Andrew Cheetham. “In many ways, a guitar-sax-drums trio is the most liberated improvising lineup possible. Forty five years on from Derek Bailey, Han Bennink and Evan Parker’s seminal freeform blowout The Topography Of The Lungs (which, incidentally, wasContinue reading “Quietus review of “I didn’t mind you improvising, I just wish you’d done it better””

Tour with Javier Saso

I’m going to be on the road next week playing some dates with Javier Saso from Madrid. The first 4 will be with our touring buddies Trans/Human. February 3rd w/ Javier Saso + Trans/Human + Mariam Rezaei/Zasso Fukei + Shelley Knotts/Holger Ballweg @ The Old Police Station, Gateshead February 4th w/ Javier Saso + Trans/HumanContinue reading “Tour with Javier Saso”