The Cities and Memory Collection

A collection of original compositions created as part of the ‘Cities and Memory’ project run by Stuart Fowkes. All the compositions are re-imaginings of field recordings. Always interested in providing music and sound design for projects in and around the Birmingham area or anywhere across the world… If you would like to contact me regarding music / […]

Nantes: The Haunted Swing

An original composition based around a field recording from Nantes, France… Original field Recording (Gavin Prior): Re-Imagining:   This was created by chopping up the original and processing the various fragments through granular sampler transformers in Reaktor 5. Only the original field recording was used; no other sounds were added… Travelizer was used to introduce […]

Music in the Castle of Heaven

An original composition based around a field recording from Hamburg… Original field Recording:   Re-Imagining: The title of the re-imagined version comes from the book of the same name by John Eliot Gardiner – a study of JS Bach. Everything in the remix comes from the original field recording; nothing has been added. The opening […]

LEAR ALONE by Frank Bramwell

LEAR ALONE 28th & 30th July – St Paul’s Church, Jewellery Quarter 29th & 31st July – Old Joint Stock Theatre A thought-provoking reworking of the original play by Edinburgh Fringe award-winning Playwright Frank Bramwell, using the words of William Shakespeare. Was Shakespeare right to kill off King Lear at the end of his play? […]

World Listening Day – Sound Waves Composition

World Listening Day – Sound Waves composition  As part of the overall Sound Waves project, 38 sound artists from around the world have submitted a field recording and re imagining of water somewhere in the world: ocean, river, lake, stream, swimming pool, boiling kettle, splash of a puddle – anything in which water is the defining sound. These reimagined sounds have been […]