Here's a decade of Highlights. 2011-Manchesters most sort after Tom Waits sings Britney Spears Songs Performance Artist Cabaret Act- Graduated from Manchester School of Art BA honours, Interactive Arts 2:1. 2012- Composed "Beyond The Parasol" for the Leeds Ballet Company Phoenix Ballet. and was awarded an MA in Sonic Arts from QUB S.A.R.C 2012-2014, Creative Director at an audio-video tech startup, now acquired by the leading competitor. 2013- Featured on BBC Radio 1, and was on the Scratch My Progress Artist Development programme with the Oh Yeah Music Centre. 2014- Developed advertising campaigns for Simply Zesty, also exhibited at the Royal Academy of Ulster, and videos I directed were featured in The Irish Times, 2015: The Thin Air music blog, one to watch, BBC Introducing track, of the day, the record of the week X2, Commissioned to create a Sound Installation for the National Theatre's production wonder.land, Awarded Funding from The Arts Council of NI, and The Princes Trust, 2016, travelled to Canada. Artist in Residency in Berlin and Grey County Canada, and in talks with various music industry professionals. to work with my favourite band. In 2017, I started at Tileyard Education, studying an MA in Commercial Songwriting and Production, after learning alot about emotional intelligence, how positivity and attitude is more important than talent I graduated, did a brief stint in property management, managing creative spaces, but when the pandemic arouse I used the opportunity to refocus, and I've been doing all sorts of music and art ever since, for people including New Portals, Rona, Brookfield, Carrie Baxter, Yasmine Jane, Lily Bud, Richard Strange, Will Purdue, JAMMA, et others. In 2021, I decided to focus on my passion for guitar effects developing Joyous Machines, a character universe for guitar fx, watch this space!
Projects credited in
- Wonder.landWe were delighted to be working with the National Theatre again on their latest production 'wonder.land'. Hello Charlie were commissioned to create a digital promo for exclusive release initially for the Guardian online and then general digital release, including feature spots on BBC One. We produced and directed both a shoot for the 'real world' and the 'wonder.land' world featuring Lois Chimimba who plays 'Aly'. Hello Charlie utilised key projection assets from 59 Productions, and created bespoke animation, producing a unique interpretation of wonder.land for the promo.
- Wonder.landA new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland, by Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini. Welcome to wonder.land, where you can be exactly who you want to be. Aly, 12, loves this extraordinary virtual world. Bullied at school and unhappy at home, wonder.land offers an escape. Online, Aly becomes Alice: brave, beautiful and in control. But some of the people she meets – the weird Dum and Dee, the creepy Cheshire Cat, the terrifying Red Queen – seem strangely familiar. And as hard as Aly tries to keep them apart, real life and wonder.land begin to collide in ever more curious and dangerous ways.
- Top 100 Creative SuperheroesTo celebrate the launch of Creative Social’s 3rd book, Creative Superpowers: Equip yourself for the Age of Creativity, we have pulled together a list of our Top 100 Creative Superheroes. These are people that we believe are brilliant examples of makers, hackers, thieves and teachers and are helping to define the upcoming Age of Creativity. We have tried to make the list as diverse as possible (because diversity in itself breeds creativity) and is made up of architects, artists, authors, change-m
Lead ImaginatorJoyous Machines
King's Lynn, United KingdomFull Time
As it's my company I get to name my job... lead imaginator is about right. I'm currently developing Joyous Machines as a unique guitar pedal company, that has characters and personalities related to the gizmos, think pokemon but steampunk and cool, and music-related, and you're getting close.
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- Final Cut Pro
- Music Production
- Max MSP
- Ableton Live 9
Sonic ArtsQueens University Belfast
Awarded Distinction. The School of Creative Arts brings together expertise in drama, film, music, sonic arts, and arts management and cultural policy. In addition to disciplinary strengths, the unit has a strong interdisciplinary focus on research in the creative arts and its impact on society at large.
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