Author: al3xm3nzi3s

Scottish Awards For New Music

Other World Music Vol.I has been nominated for the EVM Award for Electroacoustic/sound art work as part of the Scottish Awards For New Music. Awards are always a strange proposition as they suggest competition, which is a mindset far removed…

Creative Brain

Another bit of scoring work sees the light of day, this time for David Eagleman’s documentary on creativity. It features a pretty diverse array of creative people including Tim Robbins, Kelis, Michael Chabon and Nick Cave, and it’s on Netflix…

Boyz In The Wood

My first score proper, for Ninian Doff’s lysergic comedy of teens, lords, guns and the Highlands, can finally be announced. Boyz In The Wood got its premiere at SXSW, winning the Midnighters Audience Award in the process, and deservedly so…

Portal

A new commission from Sonic-A in collaboration with multimedia artist Robbie Thomson. Portal is a huge multimedia installation in the walkway of the Clyde Tunnel, incorporating sound, light and movement, and making full use of the otherworldly acoustics and atmosphere of the…

New Music: Eirini I

The first official result of my last year’s music fellowship with the NHS, exploring the links between health and sound. Of the many fascinating avenues that I explored, this album encapsulates ideas from just a few of them, and is…

OWM Vol.II Release

New album of music inspired by various musical traditions and ideas. There’s no doubt that the period of musical creativity at the end of the 1960s has also fed in there.     Tape only at present.

EEG Music Research

My current fellowship with NHS Lothian and the new Department of Clinical Neuroscience (DCN) is now nearing the practical stage. It is concerned with investigating ways that sound and music can be utilised in the healthcare environment. As part of…