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Future Currents EP out now
11 Nov 2016  12:00 noon


Buy / stream:

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New Future Currents video & EP pre-orders
26 Oct 2016  12:00 noon

The debut EP by my electric guitar ensemble Future Currents is now available for pre-orders, and you can hear a track from it below, complete with an amazing video by Morgan Beringer.

Read more in my latest newsletter here.


Autumn 2016 news
23 Sep 2016  12:00 noon

My latest newsletter includes details of two special upcoming events:

Fugue State: a new dance / music theatre piece created in collaboration with choreographer Klaudia Witmann and the musicians of Sounding Motion, as part of Sound and Music's Portfolio programme.

Future Currents EP launch as part of this year's London Jazz Festival.

Read more here.


Change Without Change video
17 Feb 2016  12:00 noon Change Without Change video

Change Without Change was written for improvising chamber ensemble Notes Inégales and special guest John Butcher (saxophones) as part of my Sound and Music "Embedded" residency at Club Inégales. The musical material was developed in collaboration with the players over several workshops and, using specific gestures as starting points, allows for varying degrees of improvised manipulation as the piece develops. The form of the piece exhibits perfect fractal symmetry, also borrowing from ancient bell-ringing patterns (which themselves display various other kinds of symmetry). The title of the composition comes alludes to the mathematical definition of symmetry, as discussed in theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek's book "A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design".


This live performance was recorded at Club Inégales by Chris Gomersall on 17th December 2015; filmed & edited by Joelle Green.

Conductor - Alex Roth
Saxophones - John Butcher
Violin - Jo Lawrence
Trumpet - Torbjörn Hultmark
Electric guitar - Joel Bell
Piano - Martin Butler
Double bass - Ben Markland
Percussion - Simon Limbrick

Sound and Music’s Embedded programme is funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation with support from Arts Council England.


My year in music
6 Jan 2016  12:00 noon

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New SoundCloud playlist
2 Dec 2015  4:00 PM

I recently played on the soundtrack for the three-part docu-drama ‎The Murder Detectives (which concludes tonight on Channel 4) and thought I'd put together a SoundCloud playlist of tracks from that and other television scores I've played on. Featured composers are Jon Opstad and Sheridan Tongue and programmes include Black Mirror (Channel 4), Silent Witness (BBC One), and DCI Banks (ITV).


November newsletter
15 Nov 2015  6:00 PM

My latest newsletter has just gone out, with details of London Jazz Festival shows, two world premieres and a brand new video.

Read my November newsletter here