Flow

I recently collaborated with visual artist James Sutherland on a moving-image/sound-art piece entitled 'flow'. This work relates to the writings of Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi., who contends that people are happiest when they are in a state of flow— a state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity at hand and the situation. Artists, musicians, sportspeople [...]

Tracking forward (video)

The next video from the concert is here! Tracking Forward For viola, backing track, harmonica and video Viola: Adam Maha Harmonica and backing track: Jeremy Mayall Musically this piece is inspired by the composer’s love of Blues music. A lot of Blues tells stories of lonely journeys, catching rides on the trains, and often powerful [...]

Not a one way street (video)

Here is part two of my finished PhD Concert footage... The video for today is the piece that opened the concert. Not a one way street by J.Mayall For viola, cello, synth and backing track. This piece 'Not a one way street' is about cyclic but slightly alter journeys that occur through our hectic everyday [...]

Some more talented people

As part of this regular plan to share the creative work of people I know, here is the next installment! Check this stuff out: Nightowls: Hook and Danelle are doing exciting things... like having their 48Hr Team movie come 3rd place in the National finals (Peter Jackson Wild Card). And they are also testing the [...]

Things are moving forward

Well, it has been a long road on this re-write of a piece for my PhD. Many changes and re-arrangements, constantly fine-tuning the mix, the video is being edited... and it is finally reaching a visible end point. Plus I have had some feedback from supervisors & colleagues saying that the piece is much stronger [...]

New recording

I have been busily working away on film scores, contemporary art, composition re-writes, audio mixes and new music... so busy that I have fallen behind with posting here! But there is a bunch of new stuff (especially concert videos!!) that will be being released soon. In the meantime, here is a mix from the live [...]

All of the goings on

There has been a lot going on in the past few weeks! Thought it must be about time I did an update. I am still working away at the post-production of the recordings of my PhD Concert. Both in the way of audio mixing and video editing with Dan Inglis. The audio part of this process [...]

Banglade$h – LEAN – Remix

As a bit of a break from all of this PhD composition I put together a remix for the band Banglade$h.  Their track 'Lean' is such an awesome catchy tune. It was an absolute pleasure to do this remix - even if it was a bit difficult working out where to start because I liked [...]