Step Right Up: Poppy Ackroyd

Courtesy to Fractured Air for this in depth interview. Will be highlighting some other Denovali artists soon.

FRACTURED AIR

Interview with Poppy Ackroyd.

“The main crossover was thinking and listening to the sound I made on each instrument. Learning to take an interest in the composer and of course the music itself, thinking about the story and why the music was written, and then considering how best to express and perform it.”

—Poppy Ackroyd

Words: Mark Carry

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Poppy Ackroyd is a composer from London, currently based in Brighton. Classically trained on violin and piano, she makes music by manipulating and multi-tracking sounds from just these two instruments. Her debut ‘Escapement’ was released in December 2012 by Denovali Records and a DVD – ‘Escapement Visualised’ – featuring bespoke visuals by Lumen for each track on the album, was released in September 2014.

Feathers’, her second album, was released in November 2014, and builds on the concept behind her debut, with most of the sounds again…

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