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On the Go – Drake Music & Matthew Halsall

‘On the Go’ was a music production and performance course run by Drake Music North West in Spring 2015. It gave 3 disabled music producers the opportunity to collaborate with […]

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Philae’s Journey

A sonic ‘documentary’ of Philae the Robot’s journey onto and exploration of Rosetta, recorded in 2015. This piece was created by Electric Storm Ensemble – a Bristol-based group who meet […]

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Connect & Collaborate London

Video by Ivan Riches featuring interviews with artists brought together by Connect & Collaborate London, a Drake Music Artistic Development project. Connect & Collaborate London (C&CL) was a Drake Music […]

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‘Ethnomusicality’

‘Ethnomusicality’ is a soundtrack to an animation. It was created as part of Drake Music’s Connect and Collaborate London project and involved a group of artists and musicians working together […]

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Seasons 4.0

This short film by Ivan Riches was made at the September 2014 ‘work-in-progress’ sharing of Seasons 4.0 – a collaboration across electro-acoustic music, contemporary dance and interactive technology inspired by […]

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Windows of Your Mind

Based on ‘The Windmills of Your Mind’ (Michel Legrand), Joe Rushbrook has written new lyrics to create a beautiful new song. This recording was made with Doug Bott as part […]

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The Brazilian Connection

Collaborative music project organised by DM Associate Musician Ben Glass between Drake Music South West and Mais Diferenças, São Paulo, Brazil. This video looks at the first steps in forming […]

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Chinatown, My Chinatown

This piece is a commission by Drake Music as part of the Connect and Collaborate London programme. It is a contemporary a re-working of an old jazz standard by a […]

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