Author: al3xm3nzi3s

Nordoff-Robbins & SSE Commission

Recently commissioned by SSE and music therapy charity Nordoff-Robbins, ‘Seven Rare Deems’ is a piece created from recordings of music therapy sessions at Aberdeen’s Alzheimer Scotland Centre. It incorporates voice, piano, kalimba, chimes and xylophone played by the six women in…

Scottish Ballet Teaser

The new season teaser for Scottish Ballet has been released, filmed by Eve McConnachie, who shot the beautiful Sophie Laplane piece ‘Maze”. It features another unreleased piece of music of mine.

Sibilo Score Released

The score for Sophie Laplane’s ‘Sibilo’, commissioned by Scottish Ballet, is now available from Kathexis. An alternate version of the ‘Prologue’ is also here as a free download, and is the version actually used in the final dance piece: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qhjwpcebinkwq8e/SIBILO%20-%20Prologue%20%28BONUS%20VERSION%29.aif?dl=0

Swung

‘Swung’, a new film from Sigma Films, directed by Colin Kennedy is premiering at the Edinburgh Film Festival. And it has already picked up some international distribution. It features some original music by myself.

Order Disorder Vinyl

Available on very limited green vinyl as of yesterday. My Order Disorder score composed for the BBC series of the same name. Includes free mp3 version. http://boomkat.com/vinyl/1257484-alex-menzies-order-disorder and (for US) http://www.kathexis.org/#!store/cuaz

Cafe OTO Gig

As a precursor to the Transcending installation in Glasgow Cathedral later in the year, myself and Florence To will be doing a one-off show at Cafe OTO in East London. We shall be incorporating elements of the research we have…

CØV – Transcending

Upcoming in 2015 Long in the planning, this new large-scale project will explore the transformative power of light and sound in a spiritual context, incorporating ideas from the earliest religious practice to the latest scientific research in neuropsychology. It is…