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Glitch, Concrete, Electronica and Noise

Further to an ancient observation on Moot, (that i was¬†generally¬†listening to the sounds of pedestrian crossing alerts for my musical inspiration), this week has been metaphorically drenched in explorations of Glitch, Electronica, Industrial Noise and Music Concrete. I was reminded of a small semi/generative piece i designed a few years ago, which never had the […]

Latest Website – St.Marys, Thatcham

Good to get this one going live.. I’m increasingly impressed with the content management of WordPress.. makes life a lot easier for clients….

What’s the point of illustration? To Illustrate suppose

Book Club Friday night – we read and discussed something a little different this time, Cairo a Graphic Novel by G. Willow Wilson… set in modern Cairo against a backdrop of contemporary political and criminal tension and a pervasive awareness of middle-east folklore. It was a good read, (and re-read), but conversation moved onto what […]


Having been Inspired by the premier performance of his composition on the same novel, James MacMillan has caused me to finally read Silence by Shusaku Endo. A reluctant and unresolved Japanese Catholic, Endo tells the story of two seventeenth-century missionaries attempting to shore up the oppressed Japanese Christian movement. Father Rodrigues has come to Japan […]