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Field Music to Perform New Soundtrack to Seminal Documentary, “Drifters”

Live at the Berwick Film Festival

Jun 24, 2013 Field Music Bookmark and Share


In 1929 Scottish director John Grierson released a pioneering silent film called Drifters, coining the documentary genre in the process. Following the working day of a herring fishing fleet as they set sail from the Shetland Islands to the North Sea, the simple, black and white motion picture is scheduled to receive a modern reimagining when Field Music provide it with a new soundtrack live at this year’s Berwick Film Festival. Seeing the band’s original line-up of Peter Brewis, David Brewis and Andrew Moore reunite for the first time since 2007, the performance event is scheduled to take place Friday Sept. 27 at The Maltings Theatre & Cinema.

In a press release David Brewis says “It’s incredibly exciting to be working with Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival to create something quite unique and it’s especially exciting that we’re going to do it with Andy back in the fold. We intended to take a breather from regular band activities this year after a fairly hectic schedule touring for the last two Field Music records and this is exactly the kind of project we wanted to make time for; something which forces us to think and work in a different way and which will hopefully spur us to make something different and inspiring.”

(www.field-music.co.uk)



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