Monthly Archives: January 2012

Come and Sit in Secret

BAM! A short, simple new piece! I’ve been experimenting with different filters and delays to create more synthesised sounds for the bass and this is an example of that. Very simple piece but a lot of atmosphere! All sounds created from my … Continue reading

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Live Improvisation 5

BAM! Number 5… Focused on glissandi with this one as well as the continuing theme of varying attacks and the like. Same set-up as before (volume pedal etc.). Enjoy!

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Live Improvisation 4

Here’s another! Focused on six pitches again (C, Eb, F, G, Bb, B) but this time I’ve explored superimposing different speed tremolos using the volume pedal. Enjoy!

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Live Improvisation 3

Here’s the third! This one combines different attacks with limited pitch material. I’ve used my usual volume and loop pedals and focused on six pitches: C#, A, D G#, E and F #. Enjoy!

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Something a little lighthearted…

BAM! Here’s something that isn’t part of my research, but rather a bit of fun! Enjoy!

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Gear (as promised…)

Here’s some photos of the gear I’m using for my live improvisations. Everything goes into 2 inputs on the audio interface and, via Logic, is then run into either a PA, 2 amps or another device of stereo loudness. Enjoy!

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Live Improvisation 2

BAM! Here’s the 2nd live improvisation. For this study, I used my loop and volume pedals and touch of reverb. No delays or anything this time. I’ll post some photos of my set-up later today! Enjoy!

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