Author Archives: jackwestmore

About jackwestmore

Jack Westmore writes music for film, television and media, and is currently based in Cardiff in the UK.

Contact Mic

Whilst sorting through some audio files I found a load of recordings I made a little while ago with a cheap contact mic. I’d originally bought it as an easy way to amplify a ukulele live, but I’d had lots … Continue reading

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19 August 2014

The other day I was driving along listening to radio 4, when I was quite surprised to hear an old uni friend being quoted as an expert academic. Quite a few years ago I did a masters in Soundtrack Production … Continue reading

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The Sience Museum and St Paul’s

I was in London the other day and happened to have some free time, during which I decided to pop into the Science Museum. I stumbled upon the Exponential Horn, a reconstruction of a large loudspeaker originally displayed in the … Continue reading

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12 April 2014 – Under Milk Wood

I recently went to see a new opera version of Under Milk Wood. It’s composed by John Metcalf and is based on the Dylan Thomas radioplay. John lived quite near to where I grew up in rural Wales, and I … Continue reading

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24 March 2014

Recently I had a fun time at the Cardiff TEDx event at the WMC. They had some really interesting speakers and we also got free cake which is always good :) If you’re interested in what I’m watching then you … Continue reading

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It’s My Shout Documentary, bbc iplayer, S4C

Tomorrow evening 17th December, at 11.20pm on BBC2 Wales there will be a 30minute behind-the-scenes documentary on It’s My Shout and this year’s Made in Wales series and features some of my music. More info here. Also, my first Welsh-language … Continue reading

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Gadael Sneggi, S4C clic, bbc iplayer

A few days ago my first welsh language short film Gadael Sneggi was broadcast on S4C (the alternative to channel 4 we have in Wales). It’s now available on S4C catch up service here (and subtitles are available too). There was also an interview … Continue reading

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