Beating Heart



Key Roles


Project Planning, Social Media & Content Creation

Kirsty worked with Beating Heart from its inception. Accompanying them on trips around Africa, primarily in Malawi meant that she could experience first hand the concept they were exploring and tell their story from a unique and informed perspective. 


Beating Heart were granted access to 35,000+ samples of African sounds recorded from early to mid 1900s by Hugh Tracey. They intend to continue to work with current musicians in the communities where the music was originally recorded in Africa to create new sounds and fund projects in the local communities. Using ancient sounds to put back into the countries where they were originally recorded.