The Liverpool University Players worked with videographer and editor Sarah Pollitt to create this film about how we created the music for their production of The Canterbury Tales. Featuring interviews with myself and producer/harpist Sarah Peverley, we discuss authenticity, collaboration and realisation in this short documentary.   Learn more about the production in this online version of the […]

(Originally posted on 28th April 2014) Two little pieces of news: Firstly, you can subscribe to email updates by following this link. Never miss an update again by getting them straight to your inbox if you so desire. Secondly, you can now pre-order ‘Untold’ from the Bandcamp page. Thanks again to all of you for […]

(Originally posted on 16th April 2014) When The Canterbury Tales ended, I found myself with a desire to take the ideas I’d discovered during that process a little bit further. Writing the music purely for a live context shaped the sound and the performances in a very particular way. The compositions were really effective in […]

(Originally posted on 2nd July 2013) In my third album for RPG masterminds Savage Mojo we travel to Darren Pearce’s golden sands of cyber-pyramids and harsh industrial landscapes where the gods are getting angry (as they tend to). The Set Rising album is 40 minutes of electro-Egyptian beats, along with a full orchestra, designed to […]

(Originally posted on 17th June 2013) I’m writing, recording and performing music for an adapted version of Christina Rossetti’s ‘Goblin Market’ being put on by the award-winning Liverpool University Drama Society. The production will have an eastern European edge to it, with an emphasis on gypsy culture, so I’m bringing out the Balalaika and there […]