Sketches of Place & Time
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Sketches of Place & Time

As the name suggests, these tracks are relatively simple pieces. They are often based around one idea with minimal development. The idea is that they were composed quickly, often with parts played completely off the cuff to capture a mood of the day so to speak. Please purchase this album for $5 (or more) as… Continue reading Sketches of Place & Time

Kosmicheskoye Tango
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Kosmicheskoye Tango

Kosmicheskoye Tango is a collaboration between Adrian Earnshaw and myself. If you are a fan of Berlin School (Tangerine Dream, Michael Hoenig, Adelbert Von Deyen, etc.) then you will probably like this album. Adrian Earnshaw: composer, synths, Cubase10, videosBenedict Roff-Marsh: composer, synths, mixing, Reason 11 I have known Adrian for a while on & off… Continue reading Kosmicheskoye Tango

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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

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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