Category Archives: New album release

RPM2016 : Berlin 7679

Since 2012 Ive been participating in The RPMChallenge, which is in informal challenge to make an albums worth of material in the days of February. The minimum limit is 10 songs or 35 minutes of music- I like these sorts … Continue reading

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TGV

This album is the conclusion of the previous blogs about improvising with the SQ-1 (at least in part). There are some new tracks which extend the practice as a drum machine was added (easy to use the samples in Ableton … Continue reading

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New album: Horologium

Horologium was produced as part of this years RPMchallenge and as part of that challenge was written between 1-22nd February 2014. The title refers to the study of clocks and time Horology coming from the latin horologium which in turn is the translation for … Continue reading

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Sid Smith String Quartet VII

The writer Sid Smith had photographed a huge number of images of rain hitting his “yellow room” window. He arranged these into movements of 4 related images then invited composers to write for them, opening up to any instrumentation. I … Continue reading

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New album: Resonances

Resonances is a collection of pieces in which content is completely taken from recorded input, no generative synthesis has been used. My primary tools were Abletons Sampler and Max for Live. The first Study Zither I, dates from 2010, and … Continue reading

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New Album: Thin white layers

Early this year I was delighted to be approached by Norah Lorway to contribute a release to her netlabel Xylem Records, specialising in Ambient and Algorithmic music. I was just about finishing RPM2013 and was also planning a major studio … Continue reading

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RPM challenge 2012- result now in- album released

On the 1st February I started the RPMchallenge, having seen that some of my colleagues were having ago. Briefly the idea is to record an album length of material in the days of February. I saw this as a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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