I create a new vocabulary for each project I work on. I don’t believe in stamping my personality all over what is required for a film’s score to compliment the narrative. However, with my own albums I tend to follow my intuition which leads me into a lot of sounds that I love.
Music written for motion picture should serve the image, and not the other way around. The question is therefore how to compose music of substance, without losing your signature style.
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I got paid 2p at primary school by Vicky Sinden to play the opening
Each commission has its own challenges, this may be linked to a brief. It often feels like you have to learn composing anew for each piece and that’s tough
Take time to discover your own voice. Keep striving to find the truth in the music you play. Keep your love for the music.
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I always felt the need to be connected with music. Like air, like water,