Lindsay Smith has a classical background in music having studied piano, violin and French horn. She was urged to follow the family tradition of the medical profession and therefore came to London in 1975 to study Radiography. The desire to be a musician burned on and with a preference for contemporary music she soon met others and had a wealth of her own compositions.

With the emergence of Punk she formed her first band "Muriel and The Dead Dogs" who attracted attention from Alan McGee (Creation, Blanco y Negro) and Clive Solomon (Virgin, Twist & Shout). They gigged extensively on the London circuit in the eighties. Her next band "A Certain Fascination" was a seven piece all women outfit who enjoyed a great deal of success in London and went on to record a single at London Bridge Studios.

After being disappointed with record company responses Lindsay decided to start her own production company. She studied sound recording and production at different establishments gaining a City and Guilds in Music Technology in 1995 from the Institute of Music Technology. She performed solo for a while until she met up with Lorraine Harris and together they formed "About Time".

"About Time" was a platform for Lindsay and Lorraine to perform their own and joint compositions.

They have produced three very successful recordings (About Time Two, Four and Six) and have enjoyed radio play worldwide. They are also experienced session backing singers.

Lindsay specialises in the latest computer technology, software and programming, She also plays guitar and keyboards. Using original samples, and blending digital with analogue, Lindsay likes to mix traditional sound with digital sequences for a creative result.

She has been consistently commissioned for film and theatre sound tracks, and live recordings. In 1994 she branched out and collaborated with the artist Ivan Riches. For the collaboration she composed a soundscape to augment Riches stunning triptychs and diptychs together with sophisticated lighting sequences. This led to other similar installation projects with Riches (e.g. Jibby Bean) and with other artists and filmmakers (Andrew Clarke).

Lindsay's work with children broadened when she was commissioned for programming and recording the original production of "King Leo" by Cecilia MacDowall for the National Theatre Schools Competition. She has always enjoyed teaching and has been a Youthworker for the Rathbone Project in Wandsworth. At the Rathbone Project she has worked with two groups of girls with moderate learning difficulties and together they produced and performed many arts projects including broadcasting a radio jingle.

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