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‘A Hidden Order’ CD Out NOW!!!!

Good people of the multiverse, I’m very, very pleased to present to you my first release in some time – ‘A Hidden Order’, a collaboration with geometer Sama Mara. The project, in essence, is a study on the relationship between music and geometry. Through the use of a new system devised by Sama whereby music …

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Octagon I – Flute & Marimba

Here’s the first video from the exhibition/album ‘A Hidden Order’, a collaboration between myself and geometer Sama Mara. The exhibition will run between 19th-28th March @ The Prince’s School Of Traditional Arts, Shoreditch, with live performances on 20th & 28th March. The album ‘A Hidden Order’ will be available for download right here from the …

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‘Dear Little Emmie’ Trailer Coming Very Soon….

I’ve just this minute been sent the first full render of the trailer for ‘Dear Little Emmie’, an animation by Adam Oehlers (yes indeedy, the very same man who did the artwork for my debut album ‘To Sleep’) featuring music by yours truly. I’m assured that the final cut is only days away, and I …

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‘A Hidden Order’ in Islamic Arts Magazine

Islamic Arts Magazine have published an article about the upcoming ‘A Hidden Order’ exhibition, with specifics about the show, some previews of the artwork and the teaser video – http://islamicartsmagazine.com/magazine/view/a_hidden_order_-_where_music_and_geometry_fuse/

Sound And Music ‘Portfolio’ Homepage + ‘New Voices’ Featured Composer

Here is a link to the Sound And Music ‘Portfolio’ scheme homepage, through which I’ve been commissioned to write a new work for London-based choir MusArc, for performance this Summer in The Biscuit Factory, Bermondsey. Lots of other cool composers and improvisers on the scheme, so check it out. http://soundandmusic.org/projects/portfolio-2013-14 In conjunction with this, Sound …

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‘A Hidden Order’ Promo Video

Just a little teaser for the exhibition and accompanying album…

‘A Hidden Order’ Recording Session

After having received Arts Council support for the Music & Geometry project ‘A Hidden Order’, we went into the studio recently to record the compositions which will be used to create the visuals for the exhibition. A suite of 10 pieces for mixed ensemble including flute (Philippe Barnes), cor anglais (Suzie Shrubb), marimba/percussion (Adam Bushell) …

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Dizraeli & The Small Gods Nominated For 2 Songlines Music Awards!

An exciting day for the Small Gods – we’ve been nominated for 2 Songlines Music Awards (Best Group, Best Cross-cultural Project)!!! So please, people, get your voting gloves on, cos we need your help! Check out the link below. Please forward it to your mates, your mum, your grandma, your grandma’s buddies, etc. Also, by …

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Music & Geometry Project Receives Arts Council Funding

It is finally safe to announce that the Music & Geometry project has been awarded an Arts Council grant! This means that the project can move ahead with full force, no holds barred, and also means we’ll be devising a workshop which we can take to schools in the new year. The exhibition will be …

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RIP Araucaria

A very sad day indeed. Here’s to the greatest of setters. It won’t be the same knowing we won’t find your mischievous name beneath a crossword again! You’ll be sorely missed. http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/prize/26107