James William Blades is a London based composer and producer whose work has included a wide range of productions across feature film, documentaries, commercials, sound installations, theatre and fashion

More recently James was commissioned to produced and compose music for Threads, Resonance & Reconstruct, a sound installation with collaborator and singer Mabel Ray at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.

James composed the soundscape score for Mercury Award winning Sampha’s film Process, directed by Kahlil Joseph — and has continued collaborating with Joseph, working on Black Mary and Fly Paper, which were exhibited in London’s Tate Modern and New York’s New Museum.