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New sounds with old designs- Korg MS20 mini

Those that follow me on twitter and facebook will know I’ve finally got a Korg MS20 mini- having wanting one in my studio since long selling my second hand original in 1987, for a fraction of what they go for … 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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New Piece: Havengore Point

Havengore point is the northern end of Havengore island on the river Havengore creek. It is surrounded by MOD firing ranges but at the weekend its host to pleasure boating, mostly sailing and the wildlife. I have memories of sleeping … Continue reading

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Out Of Season- New piece to kick off 2012

This track composed over the christmas-new year period of 2011-2012 captures with field recordings and composed synthesizer parts the feel of Southend-On-Sea out of season. Field recordings were taken between Two Tree Island and the Southend Pier. There is a … 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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New piece: Electric Guitar Quartet

This piece explores the idea of taking an arrangement for a traditional string quartet but playing the 4 parts on an overdriven, distorted electric guitar. I started work on this project a few months ago but it was forever being … Continue reading

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Radar Point

New Piece! This work “Radar Point” is another thats been inspired by the Thames Estuary, in particular the old WWII radar tower just outside Coalhouse Fort. I’ve worked in this area before, publishing a series of photographs on a blog … Continue reading

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