And so I had a sneaky peak at the leaked premiere episode of series 8 of Doctor Who…
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You can get your copy from here: http://bit.ly/divisionbell20
Here I am getting to grips with the latest box set from that there Pink Floyd…
Apparently, Mrs Gilmour blabbed that there's a new Pink Floyd album coming out in October…
Daft little workout just to test a new two camera set-up I’m thinking of working with for my next project.
You can download the tune from here: https://soundcloud.com/vrooom/24-05-13-improvisation
If you have come here from “Introducing Essex…” and heard my song “The Bruinenberg Technique” you can download the album that it came from for FREE (yes, that’s absolutely, no-holds-barred, no-money-back guarantee FREE) from this link.
You can also purchase my music from iTunes here: http://bit.ly/lockitunes
Or visit my music site here: http://music.darrenlock.com
Or even subscribe to my YouTube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/vrooomuk
I did this video before as part of the Google+ Hangouts and recorded the thing live, but I only had one viewer and the resultant upload quality didn’t really cut the mustard. So here it is again.
It is just a video of me talking about all the music I’ve recorded over the years and hopefully it will be of interest to some of you. Thanks for having the patience to watch it all!
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This set of recordings were committed to hard drive between April and September 1999. At that moment in time, I’d only dipped my toe in the water of “ambient” music and was taking my cue from Robert Fripp, Brian Eno and Terry Riley. I remember that these recordings were put down quickly and it being quite a fraught, yet exhilerating process as it was really seat-of-the-pants stuff. One mistake or duff note and the take would be ruined, so you had to keep focus and really concentrate on the process. However, that rush of adrenalin was the key, I believe, to these recordings.
In terms of equipment, I was only using my Fender Fat Strat guitar and my Roland GR-1 guitar synth – there were no delay pedals in my collection at that time. The really good thing about the GR-1 was that you could modify the sounds so that had a slow decay, so you could trigger a note and it would resonate for a long while, allowing you to move your fingers to another note or chord. So you could create these big smears of sound and create a veritable audio soup without the need for looping or delay pedals. The sound would then decay slowly allowing you to consider your next move…or not.
I don’t know if this is particularly good or not – I have a great fondness for it because I was moving off the map – but here it is cleaned up for the 21st century and available as a free download too.
So this is the album “Blue” and it represents my first steps into ambient music.