September 21, 2022

‘When We Die’ is a piece for contemplation. I used to produce records which were BIG in terms of production. Lots of sound, lots of notes. But that was then. Now I like to keep it simple (and it still sometimes runs away from me). ‘When We Die’ started life as a languorous sequence of specially selected chords on

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September 19, 2022

‘BEAT #480’ started life, actually on GarageBand. It was before I got back into composing properly. In other words, I needed to find the right software for me and it wasn’t going to be GarageBand, although I’m still grabbing particular sounds from it. And eventually, I found Studio One from PreSonus, which I use now.(This

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July 11, 2021

How important are the ‘acoustics’ of your home studio to the quality of your recordings and online sound? In this 29 minute presentation (make sure your sound is turned on), I introduce some basics of how different acoustics change the intellectual and emotional experience of audiences. Did you know it’s pretty easy to adjust your

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February 1, 2021

The Pandemic has had a sudden and substantial impact on the Arts. I was listening to Radio Two on the morning of Sunday 31 January, 2021, when actor and singer Murray Head was a guest on the breakfast show. In his interview with Jason Mohammad, Murray marmalised the government for their indifference, in his full-on outburst. Listen below… In

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