Review in the Wire Music Magazine
Published 18 July, 2017 by JT

Review in the Wire Music Magazine

I had a really good review in the wire music magazine of Sunshine over Nimbus this month. It is in the August edition so, if you have a copy keep an eye out for it. The EP explores the area of Highbury and Islington where I live and work, it's a smaller more compact work that the large scale works I normally write. All the material is generated from my own voice composed into miniature landscapes of sound.You can hear it on Spotify, iTunes, apple music or download it from Bandcamp. It is released through my own label soft apple Jo

Published 16 July, 2017 by JT

So, I have just come back from an extraordinary journey to Stockholm where I was recording and composing some music for a couple of days.

I can't get over how advanced EMS is, to have space which is completely dedicated to the production of sound, music and community,

Their library is amazing and they are committed to pushing boundaries and doing really thoughtful work. I first went there 9 years ago I wrote to Mats Linstrom with an idea for a work and went over, sleeping on a settee for two weeks and seemed to do 18-hour sessions in EMS to write my work Alpha which was released by Entracte. My love and dedication seemed to pay off. This time I stayed in a fantastic youth hostel called Chapman & Skeppsholmen on one of the islands, I was at the top of an old army barracks in a room with 17 other people and had the amazing privilege of walking through Stockholm early in the morning to get the studio.
Thank you EMS for your time,

Published 02 July, 2017 by JT


I decided to release my track Violence is not love this week, It was written last year as part of Soil Flow and is included in my new album Sound Stones which is coming out on iTunes and Bandcamp.
The artwork is from my series Gridd.

This work is available for purchase from saatchiart or purchase can be made from myself.
For more information please email

Enjoy the sun, have a good week,


Little Tsunamis
Published 16 June, 2017 by JT

Little Tsunamis
Hallo, it is very hot in London at the moment and will be for the next few days..
My studio is boiling but cooler than outside.

I have good news, I had a small screening of a fantastic new film that has been made by a person called Toby Clarkson, it's a really beautiful film and sound and listening. I and my music are in it together with Chris Watson and Dan Wilson and Louise Stern and many other special encounters. It was completely amazing watching it, so that you Toby for bumping into me and starting to talk and the rest is history.
Crystal is below on soundcloud,

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