A building in Manchester humming in the wind. AdvertisementsRead more "Beetham Tower Humming"
I’ve been thinking about this for a while, a sound-walk around a major city! Well Professor Trevor Cox has done just that (albeit a couple of years back), starting at Tottenham Court Rd station and finishing somewhere between Leicester Square and Covent Garden. The idea of the walk is that it passes through central London’s […]Read more "A London Soundwalk"
A nice little short on sound recordist Chris Watson, he discusses the magic of hydrophones and the beauty of being able to put sounds under a microscope. Like many of us he wants to record the sounds that our ears can’t focus on.Read more "Chris Watson – Colour of Sound"
Q. “What do you think about composers who close themselves off in a technique, in a system?” A. “That’s like those guys who are forty years old who still live in their Mother’s skirts.” An amazing interview with Morton Feldman just popped up on the Music and Literature website, it’s conducted by musicologist Jean-Yves Bosseur who […]Read more "Morton Feldman Interview"
For the upcoming Grass House album i’ve recorded a lot of my guitar through the Copicat, it sounds killer. Tried routing some vocals through it today, it gives you a sort of warped 50’s slap. Listen below.Read more "Watkins Copicat on Vocals"
Continuing my experimentation with timbre and composition I recently exhibited my work The Death of a Poets Father, to accompany it I decided I would do another composition based around the same ideas – Creativity inspired by other existing art. The accompanying piece is inspired by Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey and particularly the picture […]Read more "Musique concrete – The Odyssey"