I have been trying, and failing, to write song-based music for a while, more seriously in the past few months. Aside from not having the time, energy or talent to make much of it, I keep falling back on that old Objective Strategy, honour thy mistake as hidden intention. Well, I wouldn't say I honour my mistakes exactly, nor pass … Continue reading Chattanooga
Here is a new EP of drones I just finished. Some louder than others. This is related to a couple of unfinished works I hope to complete this spring.
So what's up, ladies and gentlemen? Really? That's nice. Anyway, enough about you. I wanted to talk about some music stuff. While I was in Canada, I was working on some musical stuff that I wanted to get done before I left, but the practical limitations of what equipment I had with me, and my … Continue reading High Land/Low Land
A year or so after I made The Devyllfysh I was working on a bunch of stuff with my friend Murray called Project KKK. I don't really remember what Project KKK was supposed to be, but it involved me recording, cutting up and pasting weird semi-musical collages for some purpose or other. At some point … Continue reading Sonic Horridness
Way back in my high school years, circa late 2001, I got into prog rock. I became rather enamoured by the likes of Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson, Rick Wright and the much underrated David Sinclair, and the way keyboards could be used as a lead instrument in music. I also became fascinated by the idea … Continue reading The Devyllfysh
Typical, I get so caught up in the minutia of structure that I find it cripplingly difficult to execute my musical ideas, and then instead end up accidentally creating something spontaneous that is more interesting to me. Seachange is a C minor chord on piano, hyper-stretched, cut up, layered, processed, filtered, stitched together into a … Continue reading Seachange
More of the same really. Music made by stretching guitar improv noise. Not very exciting. Sorry. It's easy to do, and I'm lazy, and I kind of like the sound of it. Probably the last one of these though, that's one for each of the elements. Also, here's the art: