Limpet Space Race & Orchestra of St John’s – Earth Flow
Limpet Space Race, a duo mishmashing pop, jazz, prog and diy electronics, release their new electronics, field recording and string orchestra piece with the internationally-acclaimed Orchestra of St John’s – Earth Flow. This piece is the first in ‘We Are Water’, a series commissioned by Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey in collaboration with climate and water researchers. ‘Earth Flow’ is a collaboration with research documentary project Himalayas To Ocean, exploring themes of erosion, landslides and climate change. It was recorded and filmed with the Orchestra of St John’s and Limpet Space Race at a socially-distanced session, July 2020 at OVADA Warehouse.
An Upcycled Sounds Production and Release
Limpet Space Race (Hannah Jacobs and Nicholas O’Brien)
Electronics, synths and field recordings – Limpet Space Race
Orchestra of St John’s:
Conductor – Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey
Violin – Jan Schmolck, Richard Milone, Rebecca Scott, Jessica O’Leary, Gregory Warren Wilson, Jake Rea
Viola – Christopher Pitsillides, Rachel Byrt, Emma Sheppard
Cello – John Heley, David Bucknall
Double bass – Lynda Houghton
Commissioner and Project Manager
Nicholas O’Brien for Himalayas to Ocean
Post-production and Sound Design
Limpet Space Race
Mike Hill and Upcycled Sounds
Siobhán Cox and Ross Harrison
Video Director and Editor
Graeme Bailey, Alice Barron, Alice Chautard, John Lubbock, Cara Powell, Steph West and Oli Whitworth.
OVADA Gallery, Sonnox, DPA, Bumblebee Industries, RME, Arts Council England, Himalayas to Ocean, The Environmental Change Institute – University of Oxford, Oxford Culture Fund and Fusion Arts Oxford.