Benedict Roff-Marsh

Pixel Deep Plays

Everything on a computer is pixel deep. There is nothing but our imagination beneath the pixels we see. Some people say that is a reason to consider music made on computers non-music. Even some musicians think that software instruments are not as real as those made of wood and tin (with circuits inside). I don't… Continue reading Pixel Deep Plays

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Benedict Roff-Marsh

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).… Continue reading Documemted Fragments – synthesizer dreams

Impermanent Permanence
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Impermanent Permanence

Central to Buddhism is the concept of Impermanence coupled with the human tendency to Attachment and the pain it brings as we try to prevent change (even for the better). A great part of Enlightenment is learning to find your own permanence in the constant flow of change that is necessary for life to fully express itself.… Continue reading Impermanent Permanence

Star-Stepper
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Star-Stepper

- "Bought it! This is really good. Perfect relax & reflect music. Thanks, Benedict" Torusflow The Stepper Story Evolution This story sort-of evolved backwards. I started with the outcome and then filled in the way there. Here's how it all came to be: The Star-Stepper always looked like Rod Stewart on the cover of "Atlantic… Continue reading Star-Stepper

Measured Spaces
Benedict Roff-Marsh

Measured Spaces

Measured Spaces started life with the working title of SnoGlobes, those perspex domes with a scene in liquid and bits of confetti that make like snow when you shake them up. The idea of these almost cartoon, very tightly contained vignettes appeals to me (even though I don't own one). It fits right in with… Continue reading Measured Spaces