verz x ame Presents

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verz returns to Hundred Years Gallery on March 2nd. Ryoko Akama and I will perform While Listening, by Thomas Martin Nutt (featured on VI007, dear martin). Guests Sonic Luz (Klaus Filip/noid) will perform with DIY optical synthesisers.

The following evening we’re in Huddersfield at Coffee Evolution. Sonic Luz perform again, and I’ll play a solo synthesiser set.

https://www.facebook.com/events/346372435772457/

baconjam X Electric Spring

I’m super excited to be on a bill with Embla Quickbeam, Lee Patterson and Marlo Eggplant at BaconJam Collective’s Electric Spring late night show in Huddersfield. The show is on 24th Feb at 9pm, in the University of Huddersfield Creative Arts Building Atrium, and entry is free! Northerners, get to it.

I’ll be performing my new piece, structuur.

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CERENEM Journal #5

Flickers and flashes. Fizz, pop, whoosh, rrrrttthhhhh. In the corner of my mind’s eye. In the street, the train; on an old record, down a YouTube rabbit hole. Stop a while, listen. Consider the sound. Watch its movements, colours, textures. If it excites, take out the phone. Record a short excerpt. Forget until the urge to make a new thing arrives. Revisit. Stretch, mold, filter. Layer with more bottled sounds.

The latest issue of University of Huddersfield’s CeReNeM journal is out! It takes the form of a website, and I’ve written an article on how I use my synaesthesia to compose music and audio/visual work. It also features articles by postgraduate colleagues, including Pia Palme, Beavan Flanagan, Eleanor Cully, Daniel Portelli, Alex Grimes, David Pocknee, and Michael Baldwin.

You can read my article here, and click the menu on the left of the page to view the other contributions.

CeReNeM is University of Huddersfield’s Centre for Research in New Music.