Written and composed by the Scottish composer Alastair White (MMus Composition, 2017), ROBE is a sci-fi fashion opera that redefines music-theatre. Showing as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival on Tuesday, 6 August from 9.20-10.20pm at The Place, London. ROBE is a post-human fantasia about cartography, cyberpunk and the A.I. singularity featuring high […]Read more "Alumnus Alastair White at this year’s Tête à Tête"
Goldsmiths alumnus Neil March reports on an new compilation album launch.Read more "Guest Post: Vanishing Point #1 compilation album"
Xavier Velastin (MA Sonic Arts, 2016) is a bipedal simian, best described as an electroacoustic composer, pianist, computer musician, theatre sound designer or sound poet, depending on when and where you happen to see him. He is of Chilean descent, born in London, and lives in Leeds. [whalesong] runs from Wednesday, 1 August to Saturday, 4 August, 9-10pm […]Read more "Guest Post: Listening to Whales"
British composer and recording artist Neil March, who received both his MA and PhD in Music at Goldsmiths, is currently a BBC Introducing Artist. He has played their stage at Latitude 2017 where he performed with his ensemble ‘The Music of Sound’. His music is regularly featured by BBC Radio 3, BBC 6 Music and BBC World Service. His latest single ‘Water (1st Movement)’ was featured on Stuart […]Read more "Guest Post: From New Cross to a new music life"
The Strings Club, founded by Amy Cunningham (MMus Ethnomusicology, 2010) recently won in the category of ‘Scale Up Business of the Year’ at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The Strings Club is a music education company for children age 4-11, which also has won ‘Business Entrepreneur’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. After completing her […]Read more "Alumna’s company wins at Small Business Awards"
It was 20 years ago today… that Wired Radio came out to play Julian Lorkin completed his MA Radio at Goldsmiths in 1997 and was the first licence holder for Wired Radio, Goldsmiths’ digital radio station run by students. He worked at BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and the Financial World Tonight for a decade before […]Read more "Guest Post: Wired Radio"
John Glockler died on 13 December 2016 after a long illness. His funeral took place at Eltham on 18 January 2017. He was at Goldsmiths from 1967 to 1970 and played a significant role in the social life of the College, in particular as Social Secretary in 1968/9. John was very popular and will […]Read more "John Glockler 1949 – 2016"
Nathan Timothy (BA Education with PE, 1996) has been honoured in this year’s Gold Badge Awards for inspiring and empowering a whole generation of children and young people through music. The BASCA Gold Badge Awards honours those who have worked tirelessly to support the British songwriting and composing community. This year, Nathan shares the list […]Read more "Alumnus honoured in BASCA Gold Badge Award 2016"
As the Olympic Games come back into world media spotlight, Felix Buxton of Basement Jaxx has teamed up with London Opening Ceremony Pandemonium Drummers to collaborate on a single celebrating the ‘Champion in us all’. Written by Pandemonium Drummer Denis Fernando (BA English, 1997) and produced by Felix Buxton, Champion celebrates and showcases the on-going legacy of […]Read more "Alumnus celebrates legacy of London’s Olympic Games"
We caught up with squareglass, developed from a student project at Goldsmiths by BMus Popular Music graduates Guy Baron, Robin Paul Braum and Aviram Barath, to find out more about their time at Goldsmiths and what they’re currently working on. squareglass is currently featured in the latest edition of Goldlink, the alumni magazine. squareglass is a […]Read more "Ones to Watch: squareglass"