Category Archives: Live performance

Going live without a laptop

For the last 12+ years whenever I did a live performance I inevitably based my rig around a laptop of some form, ableton Live, some controllers , a good soundcard and that was it. Gradually over the years as my … Continue reading

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First Electromatronic concert 30th May 2015

For a while Ive wanted to promote & explore live electronic art music, which I feel is still underexplored, at least in the UK. Having collaborated successfully several times with Automatronic, which was set up by a collective of organists … Continue reading

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Spiralsounds- delivering the Soundspiral commission

    On Saturday I delivered the Soundspiral commission “Spiralsounds”- a piece specifically for the inflatable 52 speaker system at Sonophilia festival, Lincoln. I had blogged about this here, previously. This has been a work in progress since 2012/2013 when … Continue reading

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Trevor Wishart at Kettles Yard, Lunchtime concert Sunday May 11th

Its not often I feel really strongly moved about a concert to blog about it but last Sunday May 11th was one of those times. Held in the house extension part of Kettles yard, with its unique modernist space of … Continue reading

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Questions from Lauren Redhead about my Organ and Electronics commission

This post first appeared on Lauren Redheads blog Copied and pasted for archive 1.    How did you approach writing for the combination of organ and electronics? I started off by thinking what could electronics bring to an organ piece. From … Continue reading

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A whispered Shout

Im due to perform on Aug 3rd at Matthews Yard, Croydon as part of “A Whispered Shout”. I’ve been thinking about my recent performances which have been standard laptop running ableton with launchpad, control surface and MIDI keyboard, but also … Continue reading

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From the bells and the brass

At this years Colchester New Music Day we had Beskpoke Brass perform music written by Colchester New Music members and selected from a call for scores. Two used electronics in accompaniment to the live ensemble, I however, elected to go … Continue reading

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