Deconstructed Live: Clair Focus (Defocus/Clear) DJ Set DC#7

Yet another Cornish connection for Deconstructed Live. Though Clair Poulton had moved to London years before, she began her career as a label manager of Clear – one time home of Black Dog, Autechre, As One, Mike Paradinas and Mathew Herbert. The demise of Clear in the late 1990s the dawn of a new label, Defocus leading the charge into left of centre techno conjuring memories of Warp’s Artificial Intelligence era – Lacklustre, CiM, Aphelion and +One exploring the landscapes sketched out by vast synth sections and clicking melodics.

About Kingsley Marshall

Kingsley Marshall is Head of Film at the CILECT accredited School of Film & Television based within Falmouth University in the UK. The subject area consists of 28 staff working with 300 undergraduates studying the Skillset accredited BA (Hons) Film degree, supplemented by a postgraduate community studying from MA level through to PhD. Kingsley’s research and practice primarily orientates around the use of sound (including music and effects) in cinema and television, and the production of short and micro-budget feature films, executive producing Wilderness (Doherty, 2017) which won 11 awards at 16 international film festivals since making its premiere at Cinequest in 2017, and producing Project 18 (Mackfall, 2018), currently in post-production. For over twenty years he has worked as a journalist, interviewing filmmakers, musicians, and designers for over 30 publications and broadcasters worldwide, written album sleeve notes and biographies for over 100 artists, and contributed to anthologies on hip hop and soul. He can be found on Twitter as @kingsleydc