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“Penumbra” – Bangor 6/01/16

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I’m pleased to announce that I will be playing my recent acousmatic piece, “Penumbra” at the Electroacoustic Wales concert in Powis Hall, Bangor University on Wednesday 6th January 2016. The concert is part of the BFE/RMA Research Students’ Conference and this premiere will be performed in sixteen-channel surround sound. Concert starts at 8:00 pm.

crunch! – Bangor 27/11/15

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I will playing “crunch!”, a recent work for multichannel audio, at the Electroacoustic Wales performance tomorrow night. The programme is entitled Dedans Dehors and features works Bernard Parmegiani and François Bayle, with new music from Alex Bailey, me, Andrew Lewis, Andrew Hooker, Louise Rossiter and Steven Tunnicliffe. On this occasion, “crunch!” will be performed using a 16 channel 3 dimensional speaker array. The concert … More…

Glitching the Riff Podcast

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Jordan Cutler just uploaded an interview he and I did recently to his video podcast entitled “Glitching the Riff”. Topics include Audio Spray Gun, Weathersongs and Jazz. Click here to see the interview on YouTube. This is episode three of Glitching the Riff. Other interviewees so far have been Tanya Goncalves and James O’Callaghan. Both worth watching.

“Exploration I” – Bangor 20/11/15

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Ellie Lighton and I will be playing my piece, “Exploration I” for flute and laptop as part of her recital in Powis Hall, Bangor University at 8:00 pm tomorrow night (20/11/15).

“November” at Vox Novus Festival, NYC

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“November”, my one minute contribution to the 60×60 Surround Mix curated by Hans Tammen, is to be played (along with the other fifty-nine pieces) in New York on Sunday as part of the Vox Novus Festival. The Festival is a celebration of fifteen years of Vox Novus projects including Composer’s Voice, 60×60, Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame, Circuit Bridges, and xMV. It’s great to be included in this. … More…

Audio Spray Gun 0.8.1 beta

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After releasing ASG 0.8.0 the other day, a number of people reported problems getting it to boot up. I think this update solves at least some issues. Please try it out and let me know if any problems continue. Download Thank you

Audio Spray Gun 0.8.0 beta download

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Audio Spray Gun, my SuperCollider application for fixed-media composition is now available for download from sundaydance. ASG simultaneously generates and spatialises large groups of sound-events from a single sound source by randomly creating points constrained by a locus or ‘particle zone’ within a multi-dimensional parameter space. When this locus is transformed over time, the program produces a sequence of events, which can then be … More…

Exploration I and II – 27th August 2015

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My two pieces using the “Exploration” Max patch will be performed at 2:30 on 27th August 2015 as part of Flute Fest at Bangor University. Ellie Lighton will be playing flute for “Exploration I” and Hephzibah Leafe will play clarinet on “Exploration II”. I’m really looking forward to playing the two pieces together!

“Only Now” in Limerick – 12 August 2015

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I will be playing “Only Now” in concert at Dance Limerick, John’s Square Limerick, Ireland on 12th August at 8:00 pm as part of ISSTC 2015.

“Exploration II” for Clarinet, Bangor 23rd April 2015

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My new piece for Clarinet and Laptop will have its premiere outing at the Electroacoustic Wales Concert on Thursday 23rd April 2015. It’s an improvisational duet between Clarinet and Laptop using much the same generative software as I wrote for “Exploration” – my flute piece played at INTER/actions in Bangor last year. The piece will be performed by Hephzibah Leafe on Clarinet and me … More…