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The original, unexpurgated vision of Upper Hell appeared as the double album Circles of Upper and Lower Hell (on Glasgow’s Night School Records), and I was again nominated for the Dead Albatross Music Prize. The album features lyrics taken from Arthur Rimbaud,Dante‘s Divine Comedy and an early 20th-century poem by Sara Teasdale. Stephen Pastel (Stephen McRobbie) and Katrina Mitchell of The Pastels contributed vocals to the song “You Go Through Me”

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The Glasgow Film Festival appointed me in January 2016 to write and perform a score for the 1929 silent film Lucky Star, directed by Frank Borzage. The Glasgow International Festival in turn commissioned me to write a score for the classic 1932 film Vampyr, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

 

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In May 2016  I accepted an offer of a place as a PhD research student at the Department of Music at the  University of Glasgow

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