Madlab Accelerator

  Super excited that my ongoing project Noise Orchestra with Vicky Clarke has been chosen to take part in this amazing looking accelerator programme at Madlab in Manchester. We are going to be working with a great bunch of artists, mentors and Madlab folk developing our Noise Machines to the next place. Lots toContinue reading “Madlab Accelerator”


Chaos to Order; The Echo Trace

Really happy to be doing some work on the Chaos to Order: Echo Trace project from Brighter Sound. The  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”

Penthouse Residency

I started work on an artists residency at the Penthouse in Manchester last week with my colleague Sam Andreae. We’ve been having an interesting time so far learning how to make the circuits for battery powered amps, step up output transformers to drive contact mics and experimenting with various materials as speakers and very longContinue reading “Penthouse Residency”

Guitar Lessons

I am currently have space available for new students! I am a guitarist based in Stretford offering guitar lessons from my home studio or my workspace near Gorton train stattion. I have played for 18 years and taught guitar for the last 5 years. I have a PGDE in post 16 education and have taughtContinue reading “Guitar Lessons”


Dave Jackson has posted a recording from some of the regular sessions that happened at The Milkroom. It’s a smaller group featuring him on sax, Richard Harrison on percussion and myself on guitar. These were really fun sessions with a rotating cast of Manchester players week by week.

Nacht Und Nebel + Lumbers + Roro 24th January

LUMBERS (brighton) music for the retiring misery enthusiast NACHT UND NEBEL (nottingham) rumbling scraping misuse of cello recordings RORO (amsterdam) one man, one snare drum donations! gig is in private location (to which all welcome) near M1 5QR. please email me on blackandwhitecatpress at for information