Matthew Bourne

CAPSULE – concerts in Newcastle-Manchester-London (May 16th, 2015)


CAPSULE, is an intimate little chamber project featuring myself, Tam de Villiers (guitar) and Jean-Brice Godet (clarinets). We rehearsed together in Airedale and in Paris, wrote a few nice tunes, and now we’re going to play them in:


17 The Bridge Newcastle 

18 Cross Street Unitarian Chapel Manchester[more]

Impermanence Trio at Cheltenham Jazz Festival – TODAY (May 2nd, 2015)

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TODAY, as part of the Cheltenham Jazz FestivalImpermanence Trio will play at Cheltenham Ladies College – but with a technological twist and some audience participation…

Curious?! Read on…

Impermanence Trio teamed up with Professor Jonty Stockdale of the University of West London last year, to conduct a series … [more]

Radioland in GLASGOW (April 18th, 2015)


For those of you who missed the Radioland tour last month, and fancy a trip to what is, arguably, one of the best cities on the planet; we’re playing another show at Platform Glasgow as part of the Outskirts Festival on Saturday April 25. We were lucky enough to have … [more]

‘Radioland’ audio preview: TRANSISTOR & RADIOACTIVITY (February 25th, 2015)

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Two preview tracks from the upcoming Radioland Tour have been uploaded onto the Sound UK Soundcloud page for you to enjoy: a Memorymoog/Minimoog duet of Transistor and the more beat-driven Radioactivity. You might like to compare them to the original versions… They’re from the rehearsal ‘showreel’ we’ve put together … [more]

Radioland – Rehearsal Photo Blog (February 23rd, 2015)


New stuff on blog giving a little bit of insight into the rehearsal process ahead of the forthcoming Radioland tour in a few weeks. The blog features the excellent photography of Sarah Mason to whet your appetite for the shows and, especially for the geek inside of you (we’ve all … [more]

On Tour: Radioland – Kraftwerk’s ‘Radio-Activity’ Revisited (February 16th, 2015)


Touring this March, a new project with fellow musician Franck Vigroux, and installation artist Antoine Schmitt; honouring the 40th anniversary of Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity album, by reworking the material, bringing our own sensibilities to bear on Kraftwerk’s aktivität.

So, if you’d like to see/hear some classic tunes reworked, … [more]

Performing live to projection of F.W. Murnau’s, ‘Last Laugh’ (October 23rd, 2014)

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It’s always a challenge and pleasure to perform live to projection – and I’m particularly looking forward to this one. I’ve been concentrating on recording a solo synthesizer album for The Leaf Label so, some of those ideas are bound to pop up, where appropriate… Have a look at the … [more]

Everything Everything: Chaos to Order at Central Library, Manchester (October 23rd, 2014)

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Myself and Christophe de Bézenac will be installing ourselves in Manchester’s newly-refurbished Central Library on November 10 – as part of Everything Everything‘s Chaos to Order residency. We’ll be combining analogue synthesizers, saxhophone and sound processing via Pure Data – along with visual elements that will be screened and … [more]

One Way to Osaka – latest film music with Dan Berridge (October 8th, 2014)

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This is a lovely short film by Ben & Joe Dempsey (and takes me back to my own visit to Japan some years ago). Lots of piano/cello (and violin – from Tom Sidebottom) and vocals from David Harks. You can view the audio playlist at Dan Berridge’s Soundcloud [more]

//Bourne/Berridge/Bourne// – Mini-Album now Available! (September 15th, 2014)

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At long last, this collaborative endeavour between myself and long-term musical friend, Dan Berridge – is available for download. You can also listen to the tracks here. Recorded in a few different locations over a period of months, this collection of tracks is just another stepping stone on … [more]

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