Monthly Archives: September 2015

Improvising with SQ-1 #4 with Korg volca beats/ Ms20 mini/ Microbrute / Blofeld / streichfett

This piece “Metropolis” is one of the more difficult pieces I have been devising, to so wholly live. In this the roles of the various instruments have moved round- the SQ-1 now makes atmospheric backgrounds, bass rumbles and squeals, the … Continue reading

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Improvising with SQ1 #3 and introducing a Korg Volca beats into the experiment

Paris to Toulouse is essentially a continuation and slight delveopment of previous track TGV with a different beat structure: In this ongoing series of looking at techniques of Berlin School electronic music/ techno and taking those techniques into minimalist composition … Continue reading

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Multichannel synth drone set for Dear Serge in Romney Marsh

Originally posted on Graham Dunning:
On Saturday 19th September I’m playing a new set for Dear Serge at Art in Romney Marsh. The event is the launch of Caleb Madden’s new multichannel installation, the sounds of which I’ll incorporate into…

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Improvising with Korg SQ-1#2

In this improvisation, following on from the first, I introduced the Arturia Beatstep and Microbrute to the Korg SQ1 and Korg MS20 mini setup. Due to issues with the SQ-1 and Ableton, I clocked the SQ-1 analogue sync in from … Continue reading

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Improvising with Korg SQ1

Last Saturday I got my hands on a Korg SQ1 step sequencer. This was released with the Korg MS20 Kit and Module. Having been a long time Ms20 user, now using the MS20 mini this was a no-brainer; its built … Continue reading

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