Sounds From The Other City

April 28, 2014

6 Days to go: Video Jam stages announced

Almost a festival within a festival, we’re pleased to announce the full programme of events that Video Jam have in store for us next Sunday. An action packed day of original scores performed to short film including a host of newly released material and some heavyweight classics.

In between the Slip Discs team provide the musical interludes as well as a host of musicians on the sessions stage in the New Oxford: The day will look a little something like this:


O>L>A live set followed by scoring an extract from Ron Fricke’s ‘Baraka’

The Yossarians scoring ‘His Haunted Laughter’  by Jamie H Scrutton

Miles Halpin scoring ‘Cote D’Azur’  by Caroline Ward

Syncopation’s Light Hearted Sister scoring ‘The Summoning’  by Volkov Commanders

Daniel Weaver scoring ‘Vent’ by Joe Whitmore

The Happy Soul scoring ‘A House on the Moon’by Imge Ozbilge and Charlotte Apers, and ‘Sleep Vessel’by Ben Skea

Acre Tarn scoring The Seconds by Shunsaku Hayashi

Flesh scoring Caffenol  by Haruka Mitani

Christopher Barrett scoring ‘White Paint – Fitzroy North’ and ‘Last Words – Gogo Penguin’ by Antony Barkworth-Knight

The Lonesome & Penniless Cowboys scoring ‘All This and More’ by Veronica Ibarra

Jo Rose scoring ‘Bulle’ by Camille Uliana


Tom Mitchell and The Thumps


Thomas Long (Easter)

Solo work from Easter main man­island



Manchester’s favourite songstress: ethereal lullabies, played and sung in inimitable

style­­understated, yet brimming with invention and delicate beauty­szerszynska


Literature Thieves

Manchester based female trio with tight harmonies and melodic simplicity.


Songs For Walter

A returning SFTOC favourite – a view shared by a lot of others  – “Entirely beautiful” NME // “Very talented” Lauren Laverne” //One of my favourite discoveries of recent years’ Tom Ravenscroft


The Lonesome and Penniless Cowboys ­

Performing after their live score in the tent, this will be a proper end of evening hoe-down:

For more details on all the performers and film makers, visit the Video Jam website