Monthly Archives: March 2018

Upcoming: New poetry/sound work

Radio Tower Sea

New work ALTERNATING CURRENTS: TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE NORTH SEA to be presented at Newcastle Poetry festival at Sage, Gateshead on Thursday 3rd May.

Commissioned by the Poettrio Experiment (more info: here), a new immersive sound work in response to collaborative poetry translation from leading Dutch and British poets. Imagined as an intercepted cross-border broadcast, Alternating Currents explores the intersection of language, code and music.


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Upcoming Release: The Lighthouse Invites the Storm

Lowry Black Dog 2


Album of electronic composition, spoken voice and song to be released in July.

Drawing on the stories of merchant seamen, sea-voyages, journeys through the Liverpool night and the rise and fall of Mersey tides, this experimental cross art form composition, was initially commissioned by the Bluecoat and Liverpool John Moores University for live shows in July 2017.

Music and songs by Martin Heslop

Visual art by Alan Dunn

Text by Jeff Young

With Jack Roberts, Mersey Wylie and Vidar Norheim.

More information to follow in the next few weeks.

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Upcoming Tour: … Tons of Soil


Horny Handed Tons of Soil, with words by Lizzie Nunnery and music by Martin Heslop, Martin Smith and Vidar Norheim, goes out on tour in a few weeks. Here are the dates and links:

28th March – Unity Theatre Liverpool 8pm

29th March – Bury Met, Bury 8pm

13th April – The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University

19th April – Milton Keynes, The Stables (two person version) 8.45pm

29th + 30th April – London, New Diorama Theatre

7th June – York Theatre Royal



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