Tag Archives: synthesizers

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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Experimenting with algorithms and Novation Launchpad #2

Following on from previous experiment, with this one I had streamlined the process and limited the input voices to one synthesizer the Korg MS20 (with effects) Also I streamlined the looping system in Ableton to only turn on a resampling … Continue reading

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New sounds from forgotten boxes- EMU virtuoso 2000

In the dim and distant past, in an era of Sibelus V1-V2 and computers were not very powerful there was a 19 inch rack unit called the Virtuoso 2000, This was essentially a sample based synthesizer with two orchestral sample … Continue reading

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Arturia Microbrute

At last I had got my hands on an Arturia Microbrute! This tiny, well made,  synth is quite something- there’s loads about this on youtube and countless other synth forums so I wont repeat whats been said and done on … Continue reading

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New work: The blue terrace of an impossible palace.

I had been been commissioned to contribute a soundscape for the book of disquiet project, which is going to be an audio book- with different composers/ sound artists contributing soundscapes to be played behind the narration. obviously this has to … 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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New piece to start 2011 off

This piece is the first of 2011 and is largely inspired by the very bleak Thames Estuary near East Tilbury, which I have been wandering around over the holiday period taking photgraphs. photos of area:

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