I'm really excited to announce this new Blue Alatar E.P.! Cinematic folk-rock-fusion with dusting of electronic oddness; there's some big riffs, but they're not all on guitar.EEK. These tracks are a slight divergence from the 2018 album. Less layers, greater variety of instruments, no longer driven by guitars. In terms of influence, I drew a … Continue reading Blue Alatar: The Elements E.P.
This was an excellent photoshoot, and a great opportunity to completely destroy some old music kit. Don't worry, it was all broken beyond repair to begin with so nothing was wasted. Photography by Richard Jackson, BTS images from Assem Nugumanova and shoot dir. by Laura Elmer
Recently I had a chat with my good pal Tom Anderson, filmmaker and writer at FStoppers, about some of the ways audio and images can work together. If you've followed me or the blog for a while, you'll know I have a soft spot for sonification so it's only natural that this article resulted from … Continue reading Sonification Article on FStoppers
Here's a fun game, try to spot my face... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1Mi_1DbyR8
I was thrilled to be asked to score 2 60 second films in collaboration with The Globe Theatre for Earth Day 2021.
I'm now offering bespoke music creation on Ko-Fi!
How can you get a cleaner mix? How can I sound like a band when I'm just one person? What's the best way to promote new music?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRoZ6F7xbtI Semi-improvised, glitchy synth jam. Novation Circuit providing the beat; Korg Monologue for the bass with the Dark Star by Old Blood Noise Endeavours; Reverb is modulated with EHX 8-Step Program; Roland MX-1 provides the glitchy audio FX. Visual glitch from Lofi Future Composite Combiner.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ai_IE2iQKk The Musical Endeavour is an experimental project, often swapping between or fusing genres. Bijou Bargain is an attempt to write a goovy piece of funk incoroporating elements of lofi and vapourwave. Released 26th March 2021 to all major digital platforms and probably some minor ones too. Track was written and mixed in Cubase by … Continue reading Bijou Bargain: The Musical Endeavour
Hey people, just wanted to share this article I wrote for Music Tech Magazine where I share examples of times Holywood set designers use music hardware in their sci-fi environemnts! Here's the intro: With their complex interfaces and shiny, animated LEDs, music equipment is a great choice for set designers looking for futuristic set design. … Continue reading Music Tech Magazine – Aliens, Superheroes & Spies