Jack In The Box

Two-Part Invention No. 1 – Bach

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 harpsichord…

Cantata No. 27 – Bach

Week Three of the release of my “Plugged-In Bach” is the deep ‘n’ dark one of the bunch. Cleverly hidden in the middle so no one notices how broody & melancholy it is. This one was written for the church. Back when the church service was a big thing. I guess really this fills a…

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 – Bach

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 from…

Unmade Movies

Unmade Movies: music that represents movies that don’t exist is me flexing my melodic & descriptive muscles again. Each piece attempts to describe the sort of score (soundtrack) I might write for this sort of movie. Not managing to get any commissions to make real movie soundtracks lately I have to do the next best thing…

Space Case – Album + VST Collection

“Space Case” is the name both of the album and a collection of Instruments & Effects in the VST format designed to behave as the core components in a Space music studio. More on that bit later, music first. The “Case” tracks were all composed 100% with the instruments & effects units of the Space Case…