Making Islandia · #2 · the Concert Electric Guitar

Last week, I promised to write about the process of creating the album Islandia and I’ve done just that. In fact, this is probably one of the most anorak series of paragraphs I’ve ever strung together, so reader beware: here be dragons — albeit dragons that look remarkably like a balding man who is freaking … Continued

World premiere of Bethia

On Friday 30th June at 22:15, Daniel’s new composition, Bethia, will premiere in Hull as part of City of Culture 2017 and PRS Foundation’s New Music Biennial. The new work is a sonic landscape that celebrates the rebuilding of Daniel’s hometown and features an immersive motion picture created by Hull-born videographer and artist David Briggs. Free tickets are available via the Hull 2017 website.

Album Recording at Abbey Road Studios

This week, Daniel will be recording his debut album, Islandia, at the world-renowned Abbey Road Studios. The album recording will be documented through a series of journals, behind the scenes videos, and photography. The first journal instalment is available here.

Making Islandia · #1 · the Concept of an Album

After almost two years of writing, throwing away ideas and then starting again, the five compositions that form my debut album Islandia are being recorded this week at Abbey Road Studios. The pieces are being performed by a group of phenomenal musicians and it has been a joy to hear my compositions transition from abstraction … Continued