This Autumn I put together a trio to see how we could perform songs from Vigils without a string quartet. We emptied out my studio and worked on the lighting too. It’s really nice to play these pieces with other people too, since they were all written in isolation. Here’s the first track from this
This month I wrote a new piece for a special short documentary for CNN’s Great Big Story. It’s a piece for piano, string trio, acoustic guitar and synth. The film follows a food blogger taking a “spirited journey to Kyoto’s most isolated restaurant” and features some wonderful traditional style Japanese animation by Studio 4°C. Read
On Friday I was down in London at St. John at Hackney, performing live at BBC Radio 3’s Open Ear Concert. The show was live on air, and you can listen back here. I was performing using my new Modern Music Box, Twinklr. You can read more about that here. I played two tracks: 1.
Paolo Sorrentino’s new HBO series The Young Pope began last week. I watched it and was blown away. Not just by Jude Law’s performance, but the beauty of the production is unparalleled. Episodes 3 & 4 (due to air back to back in the UK this week) features my track Night Sun as part of
Edith, the short film I recently wrote the soundtrack for, has been selected for this year’s prestigious and BAFTA recognised film festival Aesthetica. If you’re going, the film will be on at these places on these days at these times: City Screen (Screen 1) – Friday – 10:30 – 12:00 York Theatre Royal (Studio) –
Earlier this year I composed the score to a beautiful short film called ‘Edith’. Here’s the trailer (featuring ‘Vigil I’ from my album Vigils): Edith explores the heartbreaking inevitability that is old age. Written by novelist Ray Robinson, whose work has been shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors’ Club