Continuing Dirty Soups series of occasional podcasts, Watchable’s Theo Delaney met up with musician and composer, Steve Nieve. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Nieve has been a key member of Elvis Costello and the Attractions, playing keyboard instruments on most of Costello's seminal work.
We were thrilled to team up with Lionsgate and Soho House to bring the Grammy and Emmy-nominated film composer, Lorne Balfe, to the Electric Cinema in London, where Lorne led a 12-piece orchestra through a one-off performance of his majestic score for the heavyweight biopic, Churchill.
It's always exciting when something different comes along. And the Skateistan film project we just finished with up-and-coming British filmmaker, Coral Brown, and unimpeachable urban style manual, Highsnobiety, was certainly different. We engaged composer and former M83 collaborator Morgan Kibby, AKA White Sea, to create a bespoke piece to score the short, and the results were fantastic.
The IPA is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate that momentous milestone they’re throwing the Festival of British Advertising. To mark the occasion they’ve also commissioned this nostalgic super-spot, featuring some of the most iconic ads of the last century.
It took a fair amount of string-pulling, but we did it. That’s right, we got legendary music writer and critic, Vince Aletti, to sit down with us and talk all things disco. Aletti has been championing disco for decades, ever since the earliest days of the genre, and has most definitely become one of the most important voices on the scene. We can’t tell you what an honour it was to speak to him.