Everything Flows: How Movies Inspire Music

As part of Film 4’s Summer Screen 2017, taking place in the glorious grounds of Somerset House, Everything Flows: How Movies Inspire Music  was a fascinating talk on the influence of films and music. Soundtracks might be evocative and expansive, gritty and bold, or romantic and meandering. Regardless, sound matters. In a panel consisting of CharlotteContinue reading “Everything Flows: How Movies Inspire Music”

Warpaint at Somerset House

A balmy evening and neoclassical square might not seem the perfect setting for Warpaint, but they like to challenge convention. Smoke drenched shade and purple spectrum lighting provided the backdrop for their angsty art-rock, the second of Somerset House’s Summer Series gigs. Tougher than most dreampop bands, their shimmering pop has a strong shudder toContinue reading “Warpaint at Somerset House”

Stornaway @ Somerset House, 9 July 2011

Stornaway Cloud Control Words by Becky Glass Photos by Anika Oehme In the courtyard of Somerset House, overlooked by history, politics and a lazy Union Jack flag, another Summer Series evening went fabulously well on 9 July. Award-winning Aussies Cloud Control got things off to a dynamic start. Despite an initial guitar malfunction, the drum-beat fanfares,Continue reading “Stornaway @ Somerset House, 9 July 2011”