Soundtrack

Playlist: Rocheman

This week we've handed over the reins to sound designer Rocheman and there’s so much synthy, proggy, krautrocky goodness in here, we’re not quite sure what to do with ourselves…

Found sound: noise as art

More and more musicians are downing instruments in favour of capturing the natural noises outside their studio. We delve into their sonic world…

Interview: John Harle

Composer and saxophonist John Harle shares his insight from life at the forefront of British musical innovation...

Interview: David Toop

'Found sounds and field recordings help us cross that gap we feel divides us from other creatures:' sonic innovator and Bjork-influencer David Toop on the music outside music...

Interview: Stephen Baysted

'Try to think beyond the pre-existing norms of the medium': celebrated videogame, TV and filmscore composer Stephen Baysted on getting a foothold in the industry...

Interview: Harry Escott

'That moment when I heard her first take coming through the speakers at the recording session… shatteringly beautiful.' Film composer Harry Escott on writing with PJ Harvey for Clio Barnard's upcoming film, Dark River...