Heavy Lifting (2016 - present)
Heavy Lifting is my main solo project, using TidalCycles live-coding software to scramble samples into seasick beats. For fans of woodwork and minor deities.
Thanks for Watching (2019) - songs about weddings, karaoke, getting your head chopped off, the cyclops Polyphemus, bad housemates and lost property.
Mortal Springs (2018) - myths. demeter and persephone. a live-coded improvisation using TidalCycles. a language used to describe & generate patterns. a collage of different samples. synth & drum sounds. a small amount of vocals thrown in for good measure.
TYPE (2017 - present)
The Yorkshire Programming Ensemble (TYPE) is a collection of humans, Lucy Cheesman, Laurie Johnson, Ryan Kirkbride, and Innocent Granger, that meet IRL and URL and enjoy exploring rhythmic music in a collaborative virtual space and generally making a lot of noise.
TRVE YORKSHIRE KVLT ENSEMBLE (2017 - present)
Live coded black metal and noise
Heavy Bleeding (2017)
A collaboration with now-defunct aggrobeat band Blood Sport.
Richmix, London, 2019 (Heavy Lifting x Rumblesan) - one-off collaboration with visual artist Rumblesan for Art Futura Festival to create a live piece in response to the painting ‘Pavlova’ by Bruce Turner
Ex Marks, Great Yarmouth, 2019 (Heavy Lifting) - one off performance at Yarmonics Festival using only Billy Fury samples made available as part of the Open Sound Archive - recording
VEGA, Copenhagen, 2019 (Heavy Lifting) - invited performance in Copenhagen at international tech conference Digital Frontrunners
Corsica Studios, London, 2019 (Heavy Lifting x Graham Dunning) - collaborative performance with Graham Dunning - rehearsal
Hatch, Sheffield, 2019 (Heavy Lifting) - live performance re-mixing 90’s RnB for Manchester’s Mutualism collective
Worm, Rotterdam, 2019 (TYPE) - performance and panel as part of the algo~rhythms series at Worm, Rotterdam - info
Club Stomp, Osaka, 2018 (Heavy Lifting x Ikekou) - Live performance collaborating with Japanese visual artist Ikekou generating a live LED light show
Jodrell Bank Observatory, Macclesfield, 2018 (TYPE) - live performance at the Mission Control stage at Bluedot Festival - video
DINA, Sheffield, 2018 (Heavy Lifting) - one-off performance for Migration Matters Festival as part of their VOX event, live remixing vocal samples from an evening of acapella performances - video
Picturehouse Social, Sheffield, 2018 (Heavy Lifting) - live performance for BBC Radio 3 Late Junction - recording
Custard Factory, Birmingham, 2017 (Heavy Bleeding) - live performance for Supersonic Festival in collaboration with aggro-beat band Blood Sport
LANDMASS (SONA) (2019-2020)
New audiovisual work based on a recent research trip to Orkney. The project combines analogue photography with digital data visualisation and sonification techniques to create an immersive audiovisual installation. SONA examine the living Orcadian landscape from the archaeological remains of the human past through to the future of renewable energy.
Sonic Intrigues (SONA) (2019)
A site-specific multi-channel sound installation exploring metalworking processes through sound at the David Mellor cutlery factory in Hathersage, UK.
Re-writing the future (2019)
A series of workshops for families and teenagers at Site Gallery using sound art to respond to the theme of ‘re-writing the future’
A new chorus performance exclusive to Algomech festival includes a piece of music composed using rhythmic structures inspired by the metrical and grammatical structures of Sophocles’ original Greek verse.
Unpeeled (SONA) (2018)
A series of live events highlighting cutting edge work by women in music technology
Pickled Discs (2017-present)
Record label showcasing experimental electronic music in Sheffield
Unmaking Acoustics (SONA) (2017)
Interactive sound art installation with SONA at Sheffield Hallam University for AlgoMech Festival
TidalCycles Workshops (2016 - present)
Teaching beginner and advanced TidalCycles live coding workshops to different communities across the UK
Connect the Dots Festival (SONA) (2016)
Interactive workshop and sound art performance regarding the festival’s theme of ‘The Sea Around Us’
Catalyst: Festival of Creativity (SONA) (2016)
A series of ten workshops and making days aimed at encouraging and supporting women to get involved with sound and music technology