KNITSONIK 11: Sounds from Shetland Wool Week

I have a new podcast out in honour of Shetland Wool Week, in which I share and reflect on sounds recorded at previous Shetland Wool Weeks; I am so happy to share these sounds with you and I hope you enjoy listening to them and my rather enthusiastic commentary throughout. (Can you tell I really, […]

KNITSONIK 10 – EDDIE, my beloved digital sound recorder (Part 3)

Part 3 of the EDDIE epic is here! For context you might want to relisten to parts 1 and 2; in this final installment we are ALL ABOUT THE SOUNDS because we have a really special guest on the show – my long-term comrade in sound and fellow composer and soundartist, Patrick McGinley of framework […]

KNITSONIK 10 – EDDIE, my beloved digital sound recorder (Part 2)

The KNITSONIK podcast is like an unreliable bus service. You wait and wait for days and then several come at once. You can find Part 1 here. As ever, you can hear the podcast by subscribing through iTunes, listening through the player below, or downloading it directly from its page on Internet Archive. Part 2 […]

KNITSONIK 10 – EDDIE, my beloved digital sound recorder (Part 1)

The latest bumper edition of the KNITSONIK podcast comes in several parts and is – as suggested by the title – rather focused on the SONIK side of things. It is dedicated to my battered old EDIROL R-09, AKA EDDIE. EDDIE is one of the inspiration sources used in the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook and […]

Editing Episode 10

Greetings, comrades! I have not had time to finish editing an interview I’m hoping to include in the next episode of the podcast currently under construction here in the KNITSONIK HQ. The episode is themed around EDDIE – my treasured EDIROL R-09 recorder – which some of you may have read about in my book… […]

KNITSONIK Minicast 03 – Tall Yarns’n Tales

Meet my amazing friends Andrea Franklin and Linda de Ruiter of Tall Yarns’n Tales! This minicast also includes one of Brenda Dayne’s beautiful essays from A Knitter’s Manifesto, the CD release on which we worked together several years ago.

KNITSONIK Minicast 02 – Silkworms

As promised the KNITSONIK Minicast 02 – Silkworms – telling the story of how I raised a colony of silkworms for a commission I was working on for TATE Modern last year. You can listen below or download direct from Internet Archive, or through your iTunes subscription to the KNITSONIK podcast feed. Before getting to […]

KNITSONIK 09 – The Wonders of Electricity

Finally another episode of the KNITSONIK podcast – I didn’t mean to be away for so long but I’ve got a bad wrist; probably it is my old foe arthritis… so a long episode featuring lots of amazing sounds. You can listen below or through iTunes, or by downloading directly from internet archive here. Thanks […]