Unthunk is an identifier for Trevor Tunnacliffe's musical endeavours.


To hear, record or perform Unthunk material, get in touch. We're happy to provide high resolution audio files.

Chamber + popular music

Unthunk merges chamber and popular music. The chamber music influence derives particularly from the modal polyphony of the Renaissance. Pop music characteristics include modern lyrics and instruments. With chamber music, the score captures the initial impulse, much as a screenplay does for a film. The performers provide feel and character, bringing the score to life, transforming the piece in the process. The popular music elements originate intuitively, from off the cuff sketches or improvisation. If you are musician who would like to be involved in Unthunk recording, we invite you to get in touch.

LJ Mounteney


Carman J Price


Lisa Jensen



Holly Bryan



Christiaan Venter


Finn Manniche

Guitars, ‘cello

Nina Horvath



Rebecca Tunnacliffe



Buff Allen

Drums, percussion

Trevor Tunnacliffe

Trevor Tunnacliffe

Bass guitar, guitar, baritone guitar. Various simple parts not otherwise credited. Trevor is also a lapsed viola da gamba player.

Happy Puppy Records


Lee Rosevere is the curator of our netlabel Happy Puppy Records, and definitely an artist. Though you don’t hear his sound directly on our recordings, his influence is present.

Bandcamp now hosting Unthunk

Following Free Music Archive’s change of ownership and direction, Happy Puppy Records removed its catalogue from the FMA site, including Unthunk’s music. You can still find it on archive.org and youtube.com seems to have extracted the files from FMA. Some…

On the spot

Unthunk’s first two singles and last two album’s are available on Spotify. The task was undertaken due to the possibility that Free Music Archive was to be taken offline. The remaining releases will also get posted to Spotify at some…

A suicide cult and a retreat into psychic wilderness

A new Unthunk album will be released on August 5. Unthunk is a musical collective pursuing the intersection between chamber and pop music. The new album, titled Coin, is the fourth full length release from Happy Puppy Records on freemusicarchive.org….

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