Towards the end of 2020 I was asked to come on board a project with the chaps at Val Verde Broadcasting, helping with the audio, sound design and composing the original score. This was a big job, but we're all excited about the finished piece and extatic that it's out in the world!
In December 2021 I set myself the challenge of writing, recording and releasing as much LoFi music as I could in a single, 8-hour session.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0DC1DXkF6k I'm thrilled that this video is out in the world. I was approached by Peaked Interest to create an original score for a new video, something synthie, something like a John Carpenter score. I'm pleased with the result and have got a playlist of the music in isolation here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf_o4hrSq6nRjtaZBqL3l77EK2MFaeTJY
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.
I was thrilled to be asked to score 2 60 second films in collaboration with The Globe Theatre for Earth Day 2021.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRoZ6F7xbtI I love making glitchy music. Even better now that I have a glitchy video setup to complement it. Here we have a semi-improvised, glitchy synth jam. Equipment used: Novation Circuit providing the beat; Korg Monologue for the bass with the Dark Star by Old Blood Noise Endeavours adding reverb; The reverb is modulated with … Continue reading Glitchy Synth Jam!
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
https://youtu.be/wan1vo_LIAA Instrumental lofi hip-hop piece with loads of buggy effects and elements of vapourwave sound design. The piano hook is an original composition, which was mangled and developed for this finished piece. The track is called Ray of Light, let's just assume the artist is The Musical Endeavour - not really an issue until the … Continue reading Ray of Light
Intro taken from StabbedPanda.com: "Combating the technological and societal restrictions of quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak, a group of musicians combined forces to create an album in aid of Olympias Music Foundation.The project is led by Cambridge-born musician Jay Plent, (Scatterchild), and features a variety of artists from his creative network working in a variety of … Continue reading Collabavirus: Isolate & Collaborate
I recently had a chat with with Ethan Davies for Manchunian Matters about a collaborative project run by good friend, and regular collaborator, Jay Plent. We talk about collaboration, trust and the virus. Here's a snippet: "01010111 01100101 00100000 01101100 01101001 01110110 01100101 00100000 01100010 01111001 00100000 00110000 01110011 00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 00110001 … Continue reading Collabavirus: Making Music in the Digital-Only World [Manchunian Matters]