Matt Martians

RIP Marcus Intalex

It’s been three weeks and I’m still stunned… Thanks so much for the tunes and was wonderful to chat with you that one time! Amazingly talented and so humble.

Bus ride

Viberian Son featuring Del The Funky Homosapien

Today feels like: Crazy ass week, some amazing life victories and some hard life lessons but I’m feeling stronger… Yosh!

Stir – Me – Nots

Crank it up!  

Bored in the USA

Great lyrics. I don’t normally notice them in songs, but I couldn’t not connect with them. Really striking!


Mission to the Land of Misplaced Words: “Shebeen Sounds” Shebeen Sounds research period will collect, via audio and photographs, folk songs, music and the associated memories that accompany them. The audio will form the basis of a soundscape that is played throughout the public residency and the images will form part of the visual projections […]

This is How a Garden Grows

Yes ESKA! Nice chords, on repeat.


Gwarn Kendrick!

Orchestral arranging

I was recently commissioned to arrange 3 works for opera singers and Birmingham Sinfonia. I really enjoyed the challenge. Here’s a wee snippet (not the best recording quality but you get an idea):

Good news news

For some time now, I’ve been really fed up with hearing about (mostly) bad news via the media, so typed ‘good news’ into my browser a few weeks back, I came across this website, The Good News Network. I like the following news stories: 1. Five Things We Need To Teach Our Girls About Female […]

Ten black composers you should know about