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 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
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
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]
Did you know you can bow a crisp? Nope, me neither.