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The Sound of Heritage

The Sound of Heritage project started in 2021 and was a collaboration between a University of Central Lancashire research project named ‘The Global Sound Movement’ and professional musician and composer Aziz Ibrahim. Facilitated by Heritage Learning Lancashire, the project aimed to capture the ambient and unique sounds of significant historical sites, including textile mills, Halls […]

GSM on BBC One Inside Out – 16 March 2020

A special feature aired on BBC One. Mark Radcliffe presented a production by Inside Out, North West. This feature rounds up 5 years of practice-based research. GSM have travelled carefully around the world to sample instruments of rare and of cultural significance. The team have repurposed these sounds making them accessible through numerous methods. The […]

Exploring transitions between traditional culture and digital media

The Hani App Fabric project by UCLan Senior Lecturer in Games Design, Bev Bush contributes to the visual arts by exploring transitions between traditional culture and digital media to create new artefacts. This research is a collaboration with The Global Sound Movement.  Audiences can interact in a unique way with GSM sampled sounds from the […]

GSM recreate the sounds of stalactites during an exhibition Gibraltar

Gibraltar Chronicle – 28/02/2019 University of Central Lancashire Music Production Course Leader Phil Holmes takes the Gibraltar Chronicle through the different sounds a stalactite at St Michael’s Cave would sound if it was situated in different locations around the Rock. The team recorded the sound of the stalactites being slapped and the reverberation it makes. […]

The Hub – Gibraltar

‘Hidden Melodies’ – located in Gibraltar 27/02/19 This project showcases the trip to Gibraltar with the intention of capturing a wholly unique musical instrument. ‘Hidden Melodies’ presents the unique sounds and music hidden inside the Rock itself within the stalactites and stalagmites of lower St. Michaels Cave. GSM captured these incredible sounds along with multiple […]

Episode 4 – Edoardo Talenti:

Born and raised in Italy, I moved to LA to attend the Drum Program at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. After graduating, I worked as a professional drummer for a few years and started getting interested in music composition and production. I landed a job working for Magnus Fiennes, where I composed some of the music for a BBC One TV show called “Death In Paradise”, a few short movies and really got an insight on the life of a music producer. After that, I decided to move back to Italy and pursue a career as a full-time producer.

Episode 3 – Richard Smithson: Patience

Richard Smithson - Patience

I’m a composer and sound designer for theatre, dance and visual media based in Manchester. I work with award winning theatre directors and compose music for media, where my music has been used in 1000s of productions worldwide. I actually graduated from the music production course at Uclan in 2012, and heard about GSM when I was living in Lancaster.

Darian House Fashion Show sound track – Shape of Metropolis

Shape of Metropolis cover

Shapes of Metropolis by Suede Underground Global Sound Movement, collaborates with UCLan Fashion department to compose the soundtrack  for a unique catwalk show in aid of Derian House. GSM members Ed Leigh and George Evans rise to a task recently set by UCLan Fashion and Derian House. Derian House, a Lancashire based charity, and students […]