That's right! It's the compilation you've been waiting for all year! 'Multitimbral Mondays' is finally here... I've spent three months working on this, although actually very little time working on the songs, all of which were recorded in a single evening (usually between 7pm and 8pm) using only one hardware synthesiser in multitimbral mode. You … Continue reading All the MIDI your synthetic heart can take…
This week I worked on the 7th multitimbral Mondays live-stream and composition - and to mark the half way mark in this epic journey of self-discovery I opted for a sax-fuelled power ballad using all that the Roland JV80 has to offer! Check out 'Morning Eyes' (yeahhh I know terrible name) below... I've really … Continue reading Half Way! (kinda)
It feels like a while since I wrote anything about Massive Galaxy, and a lot has certainly happened in the meantime! I started work on this project over two years ago, and in that time it's been a pleasure to work with the developer, Gonçalo and indirectly with the artist Kirokaze and fellow noisemaker Mushroomizer. Whats … Continue reading Massive Galaxy Update
Here's week two of my #multitimbralMondays compositions - 'Love Story', a boogie-ballad from the Roland D-20. This week I had a few issues with the D-20, namely that local MIDI would not turn off whilst in multitimbral-mode! In the end, I opted to control the D-20 remotely from the D5 and this worked fine, albeit … Continue reading More Monday, More MIDI.
Hi all! If you've seen any of my recent posts over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram then you'll have probably noticed me babbling on about #multitimbralMondays - it's a super-geeky challenge I've started this month which will hopefully expand my knowledge and diversify the way I compose music, or end up just being FUN which … Continue reading Multitimbral Mondays
Hi folks! As usual, probably a little longer than intended since the last blog post but I've been updating the site and various other pages across the interwebs... This is just a brief post to let everyone know about my new 'Inspired by' series of compositions that I'll be uploading as and when I can, … Continue reading Inspired by…
Hi folks! A welcome break from 'Digital Dark Age' I'm sure for any readers of this blog - moving onto a project I've been working on for some time with Massive Galaxy studios, based in Portugal. I've composed a number of pieces of music for the game, including the title theme which you'll be able … Continue reading Massive Galaxy – Soundtrack