People & Industry

People and Industry

People and Industry by Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan Gordon Chapman-Fox returns to Castles in Space with the second volume of stately electronica from his Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan project. “The album picks up where the first left off, really. Musically”, explains Gordon. “People & Industry” was recorded back to back with “Interim Report, […]



Skogstokig by Gordon Chapman-Fox A selection of music made after a six-month exposure to Scandinavian crime drama programmes. Orchestral string textures and pianos share the sonic landscape with digital synthesisers.

Ribble Steam Railway Museum

Ribble Steam Railway Museum

A soundtrack to a film looking at the volunteers and work of the Ribble Steam Railway Museum. The delicate guitars and synthesisers build to an orchestral accompaniement, with some heavy brass reflective of the northern, industrial background of the railways.

Interim Report, March 1979

Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan

Interim Report, March 1979 by Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan This music was commissioned in early 1979 as the soundtrack of a short film to publicise the work of the Committee in providing a thriving cultural life for the residents of the new estates of Warrington and Runcorn. For more information, please visit the Warrington-Runcorn […]

The Harris

Harris Museum

Two short films to celebrate The Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston, Lancashire. Award-winning artist Lubaina Himid and antiques expert Eric Knowles tell what The Harris means to them, and its importance in the local area. The work involved composing a new piece of music specifically for the piece, and some post-production work on […]

Live for Emotion Wave


Live for Emotion Wave by Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan Originally performed for an Emotion Wave Telethon in an abridged version, this is one unedited live performance. For more information, visit the Warrington-Runcorn website.

The Art of Manufacturing 2018

A series of unique, customised soundtracks for The Art of Manufacturing project, part of the National Festival of Making. Each film focuses on the work of an artist and how it relates to industry and the stories of peoples’ lives.