Tag Archives: experimental music

Spiralsounds- delivering the Soundspiral commission

    On Saturday I delivered the Soundspiral commission “Spiralsounds”- a piece specifically for the inflatable 52 speaker system at Sonophilia festival, Lincoln. I had blogged about this here, previously. This has been a work in progress since 2012/2013 when … Continue reading

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Shimmer- Overtones, Harmonics, electric guitars, Ebows and sampler

For this piece I wanted to try a different take on texture- in particular I wanted to play with the upper frequencies, the harsh, brittle, scratchy sounds I normally avoid like the plague in my music; partially because of the … Continue reading

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Questions from Lauren Redhead about my Organ and Electronics commission

This post first appeared on Lauren Redheads blog Copied and pasted for archive 1.    How did you approach writing for the combination of organ and electronics? I started off by thinking what could electronics bring to an organ piece. From … Continue reading

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First rpm12 piece -Demolished Station, Bedfordshire

This is the first piece of my #rpm12 challenge. Last month I visited Arlesey in Bedforshire to record express trains hurtling up the East Coast Main Line, for another piece, destined for Colchester New Music Day 2012, featuring Chrissie Caulfield … Continue reading

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New Music Against The Grain- December 3rd 2011- Slackspace, Colchester

New Music Against The Grain This was my second installment of curating new music which sits somewhere outside of classical music. Again I divided the evening into two distinct sections of acousmatic (playback) pieces, live electronics and live performance. The main act … Continue reading

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