Concerts, Albums and a Dollhouse

On Sunday afternoon (4th oct) at 2pm I will be presenting a concert of live multimedia at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum. It will feature some brilliantly talented local performers - Nick Hollamby, Ian Chapman, John Egenes, and Sophie Morris. If you are in town come along.   Sound the Ocean (a Hamilton based band) has [...]

Mozart Fellow 2015

I am very excited to have been awarded the Mozart Fellowship at Otago University for a second year! This means I will get to spent 2015 engaging in full time creative work. It is an absolute privilege to have received this position. You can read the announcement here: http://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/otago078803.html Having another year to focus on composition [...]

Subject2Change – new remix

One of the recent projects I have been working on is a remix for the jazz-fusion band 'Subject2Change'. The band has a new album to be released later in the year that I helped working on the final mixing process. As some really early promo for the album Rob Burns has suggested I share the [...]

Country-Folk-Remix

Recently I have been working on a couple of remix projects. One for jazz-fusion band 'Subject 2 Change' featuring staff from the Otago Music Department. The other is a couple of tracks from the album 'The Stone Soup Sessions' by John Egenes.  Drawing from the stems available on the remix site John has, I selected [...]

Reconstructions

As part of my phd work I writing, reading and refining a lot of text. But I also have been thinking about, and revisiting, my music. As part of that process, I have been working on a reconstruction of my piece "The Foggy Field". This is still a work in progress, but I thought I [...]

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 [...]

Lots going on!

At this time of year things seem to always get really hectic - christmas madness, end of year functions, last minute jobs etc. and this year hasn't been different. I have been taking on the role of full-time stay-at-home dad while my lovely wife is helping out at her old work during the crazy season, [...]