A Wondrous Place now on tour – theatre music and sound design

May 16, 2013

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A Wondrous Place is new writing, animation, video, music and delicious set design all directed by Chris Meads.

And yes, this one is also about me (again) – for I provided the theatre music and sound design.
With suitably wondrous contributions from talented fellow musicians:
Andy Hodson (real drums)
Janet Wolstenholme (bass guitar)
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Northern Spirit – A Wondrous Place – theatre music and sound design

April 7, 2013

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Northern Spirit is creating a brand new theatre show in MAY/JUNE 2013: A Wondrous Place for which I am currently working on sound design and soundtrack with a spirited team and wonderful guest musicians indeed. My first ride of making theatre music
The show will be visiting Liverpool Unity Theatre (15-18 May), [...]

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It’s Dynamic Range Day!

March 22, 2013

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I am continuing to support mastering engineer & music producer Ian Shepherd’s campaign for dynamic range in music (ie. quiet and loud volumes, not just all loud volume).

The campaign is expanding each year, so you can hop over to Dynamic Range Day website to find out more and how to take part. [...]

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Wonder Women Radical Manchester programme & Full of Noise Festival Radio Commission

March 3, 2013

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A diverse and bold programme of events are taking place in Manchester this month of March under the umbrella of a larger 5 year project called Wonder Women | Radical Manchester.

It was 100 years ago when a group of seemingly respectable women shocked Manchester art gallery by smashing dozens of artworks [...]

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Delia Derbyshire Day done, lil Northern Tour, recent press & Caro C on CBBC

February 3, 2013

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Just catching up with myself after our first Delia Derbyshire Day and Delia Darlings little Northern Tour which took place in Jan 2013.

It was touching how much love and respect for the late great Delia Derbyshire and her experimental electronic music there is out there. The pixie/hippy in me hope she felt it. [...]

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How did Delia Derbyshire make her music? The Radiophonic Workshop equipment

December 14, 2012

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Well, Delia Derbyshire Day preparations are fully underway now with preview pieces now online such as Louder Than War blog and The F word blog.
And as part of this project I am – as are Ailís Ní Ríain and Naomi Kashiwagi – making a new piece inspired by hanging out with [...]

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New phase for me = Caro C

November 3, 2012

So, I realised this week that it no longer feels right for me to go by the artist name of caro snatch.

I have shed a few skins, had to take some time out health wise and am no longer in such drastic levels of physical pain.
I therefore no longer feel the same urgency and need [...]

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Delia Derbyshire Day is go + Dick & Dom

October 26, 2012

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So, Delia Derbyshire Day is go!
Tickets now on sale for our special afternoon and evening event at the lovely Manchester music venue Band on the Wall – early bird offer and concessions available on Band On The Wall Delia Derbyshire Day.
And, in other news I am helping out Dick and Dom [...]

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Improvisation performance in Manchester & Newcastle this October

September 13, 2012

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Well, time to venture out the cave and get back on stage. Eek and stoked.
So, after 2 years of no gigs as i replenish healthwise, I have said yes to these most interesting improvisation performance festivals. A celebration of women in music, performing and visual arts.
For someone who carefully considers and cogitates [...]

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Response to BBC article: Why are female record producers so rare?

August 30, 2012

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Thanks to Women in Electronic Music postings I happened across this article that appeared yesterday on BBC website:
Why are female record producers so rare?
And it is great that this question is still being asked, but yet again a very complex issue fails to be unravelled thoroughly. This does tend to frustrate [...]

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