Recent Listening

  • Elliott Sharp's Terraplane, feat Hubert Sumlin: Do the Don't (2008)
  • Rachel Podger/Brecon Baroque: The Muses Restor'd (2024)
  • Pluramon: Render Bandits (1998)
  • Celil Refik Kaya: Guitar Music Of Carlo Domeniconi (2018)
  • Various Artists: Guitars on Mars (1997)
  • Oval: O (2010)
  • Jim O'Rourke: Terminal Pharmacy (1995)
  • Benjamin Britten: Violin Concertos, perf Baiba Skide (2024)
  • Rufus Wainright: Want One (2003)
  • Elliott Sharp's Terraplane: Forgery (2007)
  • Hans Werner Henze: Symphonies 1-6 (1966/72)
  • The Sidewinder: Colonised (1996)
  • Brad Mehldau: After Bach II (2024)
  • The Minutemen: Double Nickels on the Dime (1984)
  • Linda Caitlin Smith: Dark Flower (2023)
  • James Macmillan: The Confessions of Isobel Gowdie (2002)
  • JS Bach: Orchestral Suites, perf Petite Bande (2012)
  • György Ligeti: Kammerkonzert & Other Works (2016/23)
  • Jon Hassell: Further Fictions (2014/23)
  • The Necks : Travel (2023)
  • Reginald Smith Brindle: Solo Guitar Works Vol 1 (2023)
  • Esbjörn Svensson Trio: 301 (2012)
  • Various Artists: Sugar and Poison (1996)
  • Brad Mehldau: Highway Rider (2010)
  • Medeski, Martin and Wood: Uninvisible (2002)

Recent reading

  • Dan Charnas: Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, the Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm
  • Christopher Mark: Roger Smalley: A Case Study of Late Twentieth-Century Composition
  • Martin Vander Weyer: The Good, The Bad and The Greedy: Why We’ve Lost Faith in Capitalism
  • Richard Mainwaring: Everybody Hertz
  • Kelly & Juliet Starrett: Built to Move
  • Lawrence Krauss: The Known Unknowns
  • Davis Hanson: The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won Victor
  • Samuel Adler: The Study of Orchestration
  • Joseph Fux: Gradus ad Parnassum
  • Dominic Sandbrook: Seasons in the Sun, Britain 1974-1979
  • Robert M. Sapolsky: Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
  • Paul Bloom: Descartes' Baby: How the Science of Child Development Explains What Makes Us Human
  • Dominic Sandbrook: Who Dares Wins, Britain 1979-1982
  • Alice Oswald: Falling Awake
  • John Gray: The New Leviathans: Thoughts After Liberalism
  • Brad Mehldau: Formation: Building a Personal Canon, Part 1
  • Maurice Glasman: Blue Labour: The Politics of the Common Good
  • Dominic Sandbrook: The Great British Dream Factory
  • Werner Herzog: Every Man for Himself and God Against All
  • Thurston Moore: Sonic Life (a Memoir)