Brighter Sound’s Marketing Assistant Joe Clegg reviews Stealing Sheep’s Wow Machine, the penultimate event in The Hexagon Experiment, inspired by Delia Derbyshire.

Wow Machine – a stream of experimentation and confrontation
Wed 19 Sep

Brighter Sound’s Marketing Assistant Joe Clegg reviews Stealing Sheep’s Wow Machine, the penultimate event in The Hexagon Experiment, inspired by Delia Derbyshire.

On Fri 3 Aug, The Hexagon Experiment – our six-part series of science-meets-music events – kicked off in space-age style with Sounds of the Cosmos. In this blog Jessica Mallard reviews how the evening went.

The Hexagon Experiment: #1 Sounds of the Cosmos
Wed 8 Aug

On Fri 3 Aug, The Hexagon Experiment – our six-part series of science-meets-music events – kicked off in space-age style with Sounds of the Cosmos. In this blog Jessica Mallard reviews how the evening went.

Brighter Sound Project Manager Tim Chatterton gives an insight into the Swan Street Collective – an ensemble of young music-makers with additional needs.

An insight into the Swan Street Collective
Thu 5 Jul

Brighter Sound Project Manager Tim Chatterton gives an insight into the Swan Street Collective – an ensemble of young music-makers with additional needs.

DJ & turntablist Nicole Raymond (NikNak) lets us in on her artistic journey whilst taking part in our Both Sides Now residency with Shiva Feshareki in March.

Nik Nak's artistic journey through Both Sides Now
Mon 9 Apr

DJ & turntablist Nicole Raymond (NikNak) lets us in on her artistic journey whilst taking part in our Both Sides Now residency with Shiva Feshareki in March.

Carmel Smickersgill, one of our two young composers, gives us an insight into what they’ve been getting up to with music makers Jason Singh and Kevin Ingham.

Young composers ‘disrupting’ the ways they work
Wed 28 Feb

Carmel Smickersgill, one of our two young composers, gives us an insight into what they’ve been getting up to with music makers Jason Singh and Kevin Ingham.

Kate Lowes, our Head of Programmes, blogs about the next phase of our Both Sides Now programme – and we want to hear from you.

Introducing our Open Space events
Fri 9 Feb

Kate Lowes, our Head of Programmes, blogs about the next phase of our Both Sides Now programme – and we want to hear from you.

Delia Stevens, percussionist and member of world-folk-fusion quintet Kabantu, blogs about the benefits of music making for children and families.

The benefits of music making for children and families
Thu 21 Dec

Delia Stevens, percussionist and member of world-folk-fusion quintet Kabantu, blogs about the benefits of music making for children and families.

Johnny James, one of our young composers, blogs about his experience at AlgoMech Festival…

Johnny James at AlgoMech Festival
Thu 7 Dec

Johnny James, one of our young composers, blogs about his experience at AlgoMech Festival…

Introducing our Disruption young composers: Carmel Smickersgill and Johnny James. Find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission…

Meet our Disruption young composers
Wed 22 Nov

Introducing our Disruption young composers: Carmel Smickersgill and Johnny James. Find out more about them and their ideas for this exciting commission…

Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses Exchanging Notes, our national project funded by Youth Music to explore how different teaching styles can work for pupils in a music environment.

Exchanging Notes
Fri 10 Nov

Project Manager Joe Harrison discusses Exchanging Notes, our national project funded by Youth Music to explore how different teaching styles can work for pupils in a music environment.