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Using the Roland MX-1 in the studio: recording BFX and MFX into Ableton Live

  I own two pieces of Roland Aira gear (system 1 and TB3) and a Roland Boutique JX-03, all three of which I use live in CSMA together with my laptop running Ableton live. I bought the MX-1 to ease … Continue reading

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Using your sampler as a synth

In this blog Im going to show how a sampler can easily be used a synthesizer with some interesting effects using granular sampling techniques. This can be done with any sampler software or hardware, in fact many hardware samplers used … Continue reading

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Roland Boutique JX-03 and process piece

The Roland Boutiques have been out a while now- and I fancied one since my partner Chrissie bought one – the JU-06 on a whim when they first became available and supposedly limited edition. One year on they’re still making … Continue reading

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How sound art is continuous with music

This blog is the result of my thoughts on the subject, which Ive now tried to clarify, in my own head at least, prompted by a conversation with composer and musicologist Lauren Redhead Before I start: A common definition of … Continue reading

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Programme note for Thames Estuary Nocturne (WP colchester 11/5/2011)

Music for Bass Clarinet, Piano, Electronics. Thames Estuary Nocturne has its roots in a foggy night back in February when the container ships in the Thames has reached a point of near zero visibility and consequently sounded their horns as … Continue reading

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New music available for download

There is a new digital album for download at http://stuartrussell.bandcamp.com . This is the result of revising some electronic pieces that have been around for a while and I’ve finally found time to rework some of the ideas and engineering behind them. … Continue reading

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