This is my submission to the Radiophrenia project – a temporary FM art radio station broadcasting in Glasgow during April 2015. It’s a conversation between me and my son (on a snowy journey to school) about Minecraft. He’s an expert and I thought I would ask him some questions about the game. I’ve[…]
Many years ago Thomas Gabriel interviewed me for Concertina & Squeezebox magazine. Lately Thomas sent me a copy of the interview and here it is! https://www.dropbox.com/s/nqoyeaqc7fs00e8/concertina%20and%20squeezebox%20article.pdf?dl=0
This fluttering track is two tracks in one. I came up with the fluttering riff and tried it with a simple tune I had written for something else. It reminds me of a hummingbird flying fast in order to stay still. I found it difficult to play correctly as I’m[…]
I’m not sure if the world needs another version of Niel Gow’s Farewell to Whisky however as the long running the title track of BBC Radio Scotland’s Take the Floor (with Robbie Shepherd) I think this might be just the ticket if they change music direction.
I recently attended a workshop with Drake Music on writing music for disabilities. It was an inspirational workshop with one disabled girl performing Fiona Rutherford’s beautiful Equilibrium piece. Watching it all go on I was inspired to write this piece of music that I think could be controlled by a[…]