‪Cabinet of Curiosities‬

Just finished working with La Petite Mort Dance Theatre on a new show called Cabinet of Curiosities, which premieres in Accrington Library and will be performed in non-dance venues across Lancashire. I collaborated with choreographer and Director George Adams on Cabinet of Curiosities over a few weeks during April in Lancaster. The soundtrack features everything from a Fly buzzing around…

The Turbine Hall

Following my hugely enjoyable and successful collaboration with Japanese dance artist Aya Kobayashi at the Tate Britain last October (see blog post), we were delighted that the Tate Families team asked us to be part of a new project at the Tate Modern this February. Inspired by Richard Tuttle's 'I Don't Know' we created a piece…

BP Family Festival- Tate Britain

Tate Britain is one of the most inspiring places I may ever get to work in my life. 'Reclining Figure 2014' was a collaboration with London based Japanese dance artist Aya Kobayashi commissioned for the BP Family Festival at Tate Britain. Set in the Henry Moore room, fabric costumes transformed members of the public into living and…

In Ghent with Platform-K

I wizzed over to Ghent (Belgium) on the Eurostar for three days this week, to work with an inspiring inclusive dance company called Platform-K (english link here). I'm currently composing a new soundtrack for a dance work being choreographed by George Adams for Integrance, a project funded by EU Culture Programme, which brings together Sg2 (Stopgap Dance Company’s…

Wilton’s Strike! Dance Festival 2014

It was my huge pleasure to perform at the magnificent Wilton's Music Hall for the opening night of their brand new Strike! Dance Festival. As the oldest musical hall in the world, it is one of London's most precious and hidden gems, and it resonates history and charm in every room. I also had the rare…

Antechamber- Short Dance Film

Really excited to be finally able to share a short dance film that I've written the music for, called Antechamber. It was produced by Wigglyline Productions and features contemporary dancers Rosa Kentwood, Hayley Barker, and Janina Smith. It is beautiful and grotesque, and the production quality is exceptionally good. The movement was improvised on the day and it think the…

Reunited with an old friend

It's great to be back in the studio this week with my close collaborator, Jerrel Jackson, researching his new piece Letters from Birmingham. I have a long history of successful collaborations with Jerrel, and it feels fantastic to be working together again after a few years apart. Letters from Birmingham is a unique contemporary dance…

Exclusive new track- Bagyo

Following the catastrophic typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines in november 2013, I have released an exclusive new track on an album titled Sisters and Brothers. Sisters and Brothers is a charity album featuring some fantastic musicians from all over the world, and all the proceeds from the album will go directly to he British Red Cross's Typhoon…

Recording my up coming album

My second album is finally starting to make some progress after a recording session at a local studio called Hidden Cam Studios, and I'm really happy with the quality of the recordings. I'll be producing the album myself, so you can expect the signature soundscaping and design that comes from all the soundtracking I've done over the…