Category Archives: Electroacoustic Music

Formative Experiences #2 – Doctor Who

The sad death of Geoffrey Burgon, composer of the incidental music to two  of my favourite Doctor Who stories, Terror of the Zygons and The Seeds of Doom, a couple of days ago prompted me think about writing something about … Continue reading

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Recording Session at Styal Mill

I spent all day yesterday at Quarry Bank Mill on the Styal Estate, close to Wilmslow, Manchester doing some recordings of looms, spinning wheels, mules, steam engines, waterwheels a spinning jenny and a flying shuttle. The lovely people at Styal … Continue reading

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Shopping for Gear

Although in many ways producing music has never been easier due to DAWs, notation/publishing software, cheap hardware etc. , it has meant that the composer, in order to compete against the millions of good composers out there – and, in … Continue reading

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Nikos Stavropoulos – Nyctinasty

This is a great track by my friend and colleague, Nikos Stavropoulos.

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Strike!

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Requiem

This is another older piece. I approached this one as if I were composing for a full choir, although in reality I only had three singers (Alan Williams, Aniko Toth and myself). I had the singers sing all the parts … Continue reading

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Tokyo Yakimono

This is an old track of mine from about two years ago. The sounds were all made from recordings of the tiny sounds I could make with some delicate ceramic pieces made by the artist Tomomi Kitazawa. The processessing was … Continue reading

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