|I have the pleasure of playing with a great group of
people in a band called
We have a cool web site with a song list and page of MP3 demos.
I've also been working on original music, which I create using:
- an Alesis QS6.1 Midi Keyboard
- a Mac (G4/2x1Ghz/1Gig)
- an Edirol FA-101 audio interface
- Intuem, a wonderful little software sequencer.
I'm interested in making new music, whatever that means.
For me, it means that they won't be 1-4-5 blues/rock/pop
songs. They won't be guitar+bass+drums+vocals songs. I use a synthesizer so I end up using synthesized Taiko drums,
glass bottles, and pan flutes.
I also don't like music that is predictable. So, some of my songs evolve from beginning to end without falling into repeating cycles.
Here are some of my first songs:
- Whoop March
Imagine lemings joining together into a growing throng, marching triumphantly to the sea...
Slow, with many parts swirling together like a cloud... not a 1-4-5 pop tune...
- Desert Intro
A quick song with many layered parts that fit together.
- Waterfalls 5.2MB MP3
This song is an experiment in breaking some of the rules of popular music. I think it breaks enough rules that most people won't like it.