WRITING

I write about music and art for a variety of publications online and in print, for broad audiences, academic journals, and specialist platforms.

My creative texts have also manifested as broadcasted audio works, CD liner essays, and programme notes.

THE GREAT COMPRESSION (2020)

 

Musicians' performance to camera in lockdown. Written for Sound and Music, The Sampler.

READ HERE

SENSORY EXCESS (2020)

 

A long-form critical review of Spatial Opera Company's immersive work Confessions. Published by TDR/The Drama Review.

READ HERE

RADICAL COLLOQUIALISM (2019)

 

A 3 part series of essays on the potential of the local in contemporary sound art and music theatre. Written for Sound and Music, The Sampler.

Part 1 - GOTHARD TUNNEL OPENING 


Part 2 - MISS REVOLUTIONARY IDOL BERSERKER


Part 3 - MARCUS COATES

ZOOM IN 13 (2019)

 

Liner essay for a CD of new Music by younger Lithuanian composers. Published by the Music information Centre Lithuania.

READ HERE

BOREALIS FESTIVAL 2018 REVIEW (TEMPO JOURNAL)


READ HERE (paywall)

KNOCKING (2019)

Neil Luck discusses his pathological fear of the sound of knocking on BBC Radio 3's 

The New Music Show, August 2019.
 

WE ALL EMERGE SOME HOURS LATER, BAFFLED (2019)

A 30 minute hypnagogic walking tour of nighttime Tokyo underbellies. Made with James Greer.
Commissioned by Resonance FM for the Radia international broadcast network.