Dippy On Tour – Interactive Installation

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Alongside Dr Simon Bowen (Designer-Researcher at Newcastle University Open Lab) and Martin O’Leary (Exhibit Designer at Life Science Centre), I designed an immersive audio experience inside the planetarium at the Great North Museum as part of Dippy’s visit to the North East. The interactive artwork, […]

Resonance FM Extra – Flux

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It was a pleasure to contribute some of the field recordings from Newcastle’s iconic bridges to Resonance Extra’s show ‘Flux’ curated by James Davoll. You can hear the show by following this link but here’s a brief description to whet your appetite:   Fluid takes […]

Conference for the Birds – editing complete!

From 15 June a new installation by artist Marcus Coates will be on show at Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick. Commissioned in partnership with the National Trust ‘Conference for the Birds’ is the final artwork in the ‘Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience’ […]

Amy Thatcher – ‘Solo’ (Remix & Mastering)

Amy Thatcher’s aptly titled solo album, ‘Solo’, includes a remix by me! I also had the pleasure of mastering the album too. I’m glad to hear that this self-release is now available and has been getting some great reviews. You can read all about it […]

Transformations: Newcastle Poetry Festival

It was a pleasure to be called in as producer/sound engineer for a collaboration between Shetland fiddle player Catriona Macdonald and award winning Northern Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey. The performance in The Sage Hall 2 on 2nd May 2019 was well received and I look […]

Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience

‘Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience’ (MCAHE) is an interdisciplinary research project that critically examines the role and practice of temporary visual art commissioning within heritage properties in Britain today. Working with Newcastle University, I spent today recording a selection of bird enthusiasts in […]

Grey Seals and Holy Island

During an unusually hot few days during Feb 2019 (we’re talking around 16C – very unusual…) me and the family took a trip to stay over on Holy Island. Whilst there, I snuck some recording gear into the child carrier and managed to record some […]

Recording on Location

I’ve had the pleasure of recording The Mile Roses (“a new supergroup” – FATEA) this weekend, but not in your normal studio setting… We chose to relocate to a rural cottage in County Durham which we quickly and cleanly (to the owner’s relief) converted to […]

Artist Lock-In – A Look Back

The Artist Lock-In is the flag-ship residency project produced by ArtHouse Jersey, in association with WildWorks. It is professionally facilitated and brings creative people from a variety of disciplines, ages, backgrounds and experiences together to learn from each other and respond to their surroundings. The […]