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Don’t call us, we’ll call you…?

I’m currently attempting to establish some dialogue with the major UK examining bodies around access issues for disabled musicians to GCSE, but it has not been completely plain sailing; navigating the jungle that is customer care, epic adventures through middle and upper departmental management structures, before, finally, many weeks of waiting for that elusive email…

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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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