As part of our series of the School of Art, Aberystwyth University’s Open Day provision, I presented an open-studio event entitled ‘Turn Table: The Cleansing of the Temple’. It is based upon the biblical narratives of Christ over-turning the tables of the merchants and money changers (Matthew 21.12–17, Mark 11.15–19, and Luke 19. 45–48).  Using vinyl recordings of Alexander Scourby’s 1964 reading of the texts, a DJ turntable, sampler/loopers, effects modulators, and the techniques of abstract turntablism, I developed sound samples towards a composition that will feature on my The Biblical Record album.

Sound recording from Turn Table