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Improvising with Bastl Kastle

  Bastl instruments are well known for thinking outside the box of conventional synthesis, and the Kastle doesn’t disappoint- its one of the strangest and most intriguing things I’ve come across in a while. Its got to be one of … Continue reading

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Electromatronic 4 at Sonophilia, Lincoln 2nd October 2016

We were delighted to be asked by Amie Slavin to host an Electromatronic evening as part of Sonophilia, Lincolns festival of Sound and Music at St Nicholas Church, Lincoln. For this event we curated… Source: Electromatronic 4 at Sonophilia, Lincoln 2nd … Continue reading

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Electromatronic 3 at Margate

We started out Autumn series mini-tour at the wonderful Tom Thumb Theatre in Margate. This lovely intimate space made for a different atmosphere than the usual large open spaces we’ve played … Source: Electromatronic 3 at Margate

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Music Fail- God that sounds shit

There was an article posted in the Guardian website recently entitled Audio Fail  that has got a lot of people in a lather; sound artists foamed at the mouth and spat blood on Facebook whilst more traditional composers behaved rather smugly … Continue reading

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CSMA album and interview

  In January this year, myself and Chrissie signed our synth duo CSMA  to Altitude Records- here is our first release.   There is an accompanying interview here, which contains a spontaneous improvisation       We will be performing … Continue reading

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Winter synth jam, Boxing day 2015

Last piece of 2015, this was an improv, with some pre-prepared sound design that Id done just before the Christmas holiday, specifically for this improvisation.   There is a rough resemblance to Berlin-school electronic music here.

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Experimenting with algorithms and Novation Launchpad #4

In this next experiment I added the Korg MS20 being driven by the SQ-1 Sequencer as loop material but also made 2 process changes   Drum machine and SQ1 synchronized by Ableton master clock Quantise being used on the recording … Continue reading

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