Missions
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Missions – Journeys in our Solar System

Missions - Journeys in our Solar System Thematically this was quite similar to Run From The Sun as they are both about exploring our Solar System but the results are very different. Right from the first full track that introduces the space toms that scream '80s & fun it is clear that this isn't to… Continue reading Missions – Journeys in our Solar System

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Sleep Call I-IV
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Sleep Call : I – IV

https://youtu.be/1MhSpoheCto Full Video - pop it in Full Screen Track Times:Pt I : 00:00Pt II : 16:45Pt III : 32:30Pt IV : 48:15 Sleep Call is a double entendre. Broadly it is about wanting sleep to come, trying to make it happen. It is also an action in computer programming where the programmer asks the… Continue reading Sleep Call : I – IV

Benedict Roff-Marsh

T.V. Treated – TV Themes given the Benedict Treatment

This is a bit of an exercise and not a serious album outing. I think the cover & pricing shows that. First up, the title is unashamedly lifted from the Neon Judgement track of the same name. Not related in any other way except that these are my treatments of some TV Theme tunes. I… Continue reading T.V. Treated – TV Themes given the Benedict Treatment

Triumph & Tragedy
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Triumph & Tragedy

Triumph & Tragedy is all about Stories of Humanity. The subjects of the stories may be Gods & Myths but they are all expressions of how we behave as humans. Our strengths, weaknesses, successes & failings, triumphs & tragedies. Each of these stories was chosen because they show a triumph leading to a tragic outcome.… Continue reading Triumph & Tragedy

Benedict Roff-Marsh

Plugged-In Bach – in Tribute to Wendy Carlos (and of course Bach)

Back to Bach Ask most Pop & Rock musicians about Classical music and they tend to pull faces (about the same faces that the Classical types pull when the question is the other way around). Adjust that Q and swap Classical for Bach and most - well the older ones anyway - will say, yeah… Continue reading Plugged-In Bach – in Tribute to Wendy Carlos (and of course Bach)

Jack In The Box
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Two-Part Invention No. 1 – Bach

https://youtu.be/6bHHAMkmraU This is the last week of pre-release for "Plugged-In Bach". This time it is the first of the Two-Part Inventions. Bach was a teacher as well as a composer. This was common then for musicians, as it has become again. Most Indi musicians make more as teachers than they do as musicians. I learned… Continue reading Two-Part Invention No. 1 – Bach

Benedict Roff-Marsh

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 – Bach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEs27WC4_SA Week Two of my lead up to release of my "Plugged-In Bach" tribute to Wendy Carlos and her "Switched-On Bach" sees me attack a Brandenburg Concerto. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048. I actually did the bulk of this work several years ago as a semi-tongue in cheek demo of sounds… Continue reading Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 – Bach