News

  • Trust-the-Doc

    I appear in the 3rd edition of composer Neil March's Trust-the-Doc blog, which focuses on a wide variety of new music. He writes:

    Jon Samsworth is a composer whose delicate instrumental piece Echoes on Cambridge Street was a highlight of an already very strong group of new tracks submitted to the Listening Post. His harmonically inventive and at times exquisitely dissonant Coconut Heralds demonstrates his ability to glide effortlessly between harmonic states and contrasting textures. Jon’s music deserves to be heard far and wide...

  • Tom Robinson's BBC Introducing Mixtape

    "From his adventurous debut EP "Without Words", which I recommend very highly indeed".

    Last night Tom Robinson played my track "The Bellringers" just after 54 mins into his BBC Introducing Mixtape show. You can listen to the show or download it as a podcast here. I am particularly grateful of Tom for both this airplay and his positive review of "Echoes on Cambridge Street" on Fresh on the Net.

  • The Freak Zone

    "Echoes on Cambridge Street" received national airplay over the weekend when Stuart Maconie played it on his show The Freak Zone (BBC Radio 6 Music).

    You read more about the show here.

  • Upcoming performance

    Structured Disasters present The Roughest Usage.

    The MK Gallery - May 26th at 20:00 - 23:00

    I will be playing a new 20 minute piece with a small group of musicians (primarily percussionists) at this event. A local record label, Structured Disasters have been putting on unique events in and around Aylesbury that focus on the esoteric, improvisation and noise. This will be the 5th event staged this year and is set to be spectacular.

    See this link for more details.

  • The Haunting of Ellie Rose

    A new trailer has been released for the feature film 'The Haunting of Ellie Rose' (formerly 'Not Alone'), for which I composed the score. The film, set in 1950s America stars Lucy Benjamin and was directed by Tristan Versluis.