Last month I was working hard on a parody of The Power Of The Dog, titled The Freestyle Cowboy Showdown.
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A Smashing Photoshoot
This was an excellent photoshoot, and a great opportunity to completely destroy some old music kit. Don't worry, I promise that all the music equipment was 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
Sonification Article on FStoppers
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
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Music Tech Magazine – Aliens, Superheroes & Spies
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
Choosing the Right Mic for your Podcast
Today I had an article published on Podcasting Today, drawing on my audio background to help new podcasters choose the best mic for their new shows.
Collabavirus: Making Music in the Digital-Only World [Manchunian Matters]
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]
Do I Have Too Many Guitars?
https://youtu.be/pLLYUJOffw0 This week's video is me showing off my guitars in roughly the order I got them and silently wondering: do I have too many guitars? I'm also talking about each guitar's origin story, mods, seeing if they work, playing a bit, generally enjoying my own company. Some of the dates I mention don't match … Continue reading Do I Have Too Many Guitars?
Can 2 Musicians create an E.P. in One Weekend?
https://youtu.be/pOW42xCb9iQ One Weekend E.P. is the story of 2 musicians creating a 5-track release over a long weekend. This 30 minute documentary short includes discussions on creativity, collaboration and workflow from friends and musical collaborators Liam Taylor, (Blue Alatar) and Si Pettit, (MangoFlush, Subterranean Popular). All music used is from the E.P., which is available … Continue reading Can 2 Musicians create an E.P. in One Weekend?