The Making of Strata: Our Lockdown Recordings

When the UK went into lockdown in March 2020, I felt like my career had been cancelled. All the gigs I had planned, the tour, the interdisciplinary projects - everything was suddenly dropped, and I was left adrift. I’m a live artist, my practice is based in improvisation and performance and suddenly I wasn’t allowed… Continue reading The Making of Strata: Our Lockdown Recordings

Code-Switching

When I first read Isbell and Stanley’s article on code switching in music, I had a real ‘lightbulb’ moment. For years I had had played classical music dutifully; learning what my teachers suggested, working mechanically through exercises and studies and devoting my performances to canonical works. But my listening was another matter; classic rock, synthsy… Continue reading Code-Switching