Giddy with a new romance, swaying under a hangover that could have floored a horse and upright only because I lacked the energy to lie down I scribbled a setting of Left Coast by Ming Holden, one of my favourite poets. … Continue reading
Some recent radio shows done with Sam Lee. And some photos of me doing them. As proof. World on Three (Radio 3) The Folk Show (Radio 2) The Tom Robinson Show (Radio 6)
As I think I’ve mentioned elsewhere, I am quietly obsessed with dance, dancing, dancers and that whole world, so being invited to compose for a new piece by the SITI Company Conservatory had me spinning around the flat like Hugh Grant in … Continue reading
Click here to hear the session. Trudging up to an unmarked back entrance of a nameless building in central Manhattan, myself and the rest of the band were ushered up service lifts, through winding corridors to our studio, The Cutting Room. … Continue reading
I love dancers. I love the bravery of performing without an instrument to lean on or hide behind, without words to explain what you’re doing or how the audience should feel about it, stepping out as a body in a … Continue reading
A mysterious force has stolen all the world’s Christmas presents and now it’s up to Teddy to save them. To do this he must befriend a fearsome pirate, recover the Christmas fairy’s wand and track down a terrifying snow monster. Over … Continue reading
Karahi is a suite for twelve violins (a duodectet, as google informs me) and three voices written for Flora Curzon, who is awesome both generally and in terms of her violin skills. It contains texts from Ming Holden and an … Continue reading
This is a piece of Latin house music I wrote with a massive grin on my face.