500+ Reasons ReFill

500+ Reasons ReFill 500+ Reasons ReFill is a collection of the Reason patches that I have made over the last two years. As the name suggests, the ReFill contains 500+ patches for the Propellerheads Reason environment. ReFill Count Bass : 48 Bell : 34 Brass : 46 Drums : 14 Lead : 20 Organ : 21…

Other Places / Other Spaces

There is nothing remotely Pop about this record, it is 1 hour 20 mins long to start with, and the four pieces are all 20 mins long. This album is in great part about the artwork so I will pop the YouTube video above the Bandcamp audio. Set to full screen and quality to HD.…

Albums that could only have happened in the 80’s

The 80’s was a special decade in popular music as it created things that just wouldn’t or couldn’t have happened at any other time. Some of the reasons are technology, some are social. The main technologies to affect music in the 80’s were affordable Synthesizers, Samplers, and the Music Video. The social events were fear of Nuclear…

Monuments of Man

Monuments of Man started with the working title of “Temples”. While I really liked the idea of making tone poems based on temples (and other religious buildings) I also had some problems. Number one was that as an Atheist it seems slightly off-kilter to be making music about something that I don’t believe in. That said,…

Documemted Fragments – synthesizer dreams

– Life is made of fragments. Later we try to organize them into some sort of sense. Sometimes this organization is done consciously, but often it is done in REM sleep – or dreams. To me making a record is very much a record of the time I was working (to borrow from Jackson Browne).…