A quick browse to the beginnings of this blog will show that at one stage I was focused on researching AV performance approaches. I stopped in part because I started to feel that my goal of a performance setup where sound and image could be synthesised simultaneously in real time was being limited by rising CPU/GPU requirements and… Continue reading Project: Thought Forms / Artist: Makrotulpa
Today my mother gave me a Cedar book stand that my grandfather made. I tried setting it up with the Push - it was pretty interesting but not as useful as it looks - mainly because the angle means it can't stand in front of the synth rack. So I've found a more interesting use for… Continue reading Hand-me-down
Black Mercury is now available on Google Play, Amazon and iTunes. You're still better off getting it from Bandcamp however. Perhaps more important for the majority of potential ears it is available now on Spotify and Apple Music. I've had lots of positive comments regarding this one - think it is some of my best… Continue reading Streams and PrEditations
This is unquestionably the most balanced release since Mise En Scene. Actual tunes buried in glitch. Digital concrète and more beats than you'd think possible for an album of mine. Coming to your ears hopefully soon.
The second edition of Oscillo Scape is on this weekend. A number of duets are occurring including a myself as part of Musgrove Barrett. We've done some rehearsing for the gig and here are two excerpts that probably won't give an adequate idea of what we will sound like. Since that rehearsal I've been working… Continue reading Oscilloscapes II: duets
I'm continually posting here about how i'm working on one or maybe two releases. Then a little while later I'll post about some amazing new piece of gear acquired, maybe even share an experiment, a live track or jam session. The reality is that, while my preferred setup has stabilised to a large degree, any… Continue reading The perfect setup?
Something new from Paul Forbes Mitchell and I: Good Friday for suburban heathens is a pretty desolate place, especially when my partner is off at a conference for the entire weekend. To ease my suffering Paul came around with his suitcases and we made with the dystopic noise while Griffin entertained himself with YouTube for… Continue reading Everybody make some noise for… Easter Long Weekend!!!