My soundscape work Beyond the Lakes was selected to be part of this project at the University of Greenwich along with other great composers.
The digital album can be downloaded here
"Our first release, Loudspeaker Music for Headphones, Volume One, features 13 electroacoustic pieces which have been replayed live through a circular eight-channel loudspeaker array.
Using a recording technique based around dummy-head microphones placed in the prime location at the centre of the array we capture the full width, depth, movement and subtle localisation in the music.
To appreciate the full spatial effect of these recordings, it's essential to listen on headphones.
Bear in mind that these recordings have a full dynamic range; quiet sections really are quiet, and loud sections really loud. Avoid turning up the volume too high!
All the composers featured on this first release have presented work at Loudspeaker Orchestra Concerts at the University of Greenwich, and participated in Sound Image conferences 2016 and 2017."
In July I attended the Sonic Arts Summer School at the Ionian University, Corfu. During this week of workshops I had the opportunity to work with Peter Batchelor (De Montfort University, Leicester), Corte Lippe (Buffalo University, New York) and Theodoros Lotis (Ionian University). I spent the week working in Max 7 building a sampler for live performance and also learning how these composers use Max to create wonderful tools for sound design (granular sampling), spatialisation and live interactive performance (using FFT for signal processing). We also spent some time working with ambisonic recordings in Reaper using ATK plugins.
This was a fantastic week spent listening, recording using ambisonics, creating sounds, problem solving, sharing creative ideas, going to concerts and performing.
I would like to thank all the staff and students at the Ionian University for organising this fantastic event and also to Peter Batchelor and Cort Lippe who shared their creative and technical expertise with us.
Performance of my new soundscape work NightEscape 2018, composed at EMS Studios Stockholm at EASTN-DC, at the University of Manchester, 27th July 6pm.
Programme details here!
Premier of my new work NightEscape composed at EMS Studios , Stockholm March 2018 at BEAST FEaSt 2018
Here I discuss my compositional process and inspiration for the piece.
I am delighted to be a featured artist for this event performing my works alongside some fantastic composers such as Jonty Harrison, Giulia Vismara, Kerry Hagan, Tullis Rennie, Manuella Blackburn, John Young, Andrew Hill, Andrew Lewis, Scott Wilson, Nikki Sheth, Annie Mahtani and Nikos Stavropoulos. Check out the full lineup here!!!
My works will be performed in the Dome Room and also in the Elgar Concert Hall. The premier of my new work composed at EMS studios Stockholm will be on Saturday 28th April at 8pm.
There will also be talks and installations. For more information go here.
Delighted to be in Stockholm working on a new multi channel soundscape work at EMS, Elecktronmusik Studion . Hoping to complete an 8-channel work using the wonderful studio facilities at EMS while exploring new spatialisation technologies that I haven't used before.
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