Composing Contrasting Material (College 2013 – 2015)

During the second half of our first year of technology we had a composing module. Towards the end of this module we had to put together a small portfolio of contrasting compositions including one created in the composing lessons. Here is that Portfolio: 1. Twelve Bar Blues This first peice was the one i composedContinue reading “Composing Contrasting Material (College 2013 – 2015)”

Developing a Music Product (College 2013 – 2015)

During our first term of music technology we had to create an EP of music. Around the time i was getting into both Dubstep and Ambient music. Please keep in mind that i know these peices sound like bollocks but it was early days, i only wanted to share some banter…   1. Jukai DescribeContinue reading “Developing a Music Product (College 2013 – 2015)”

An Analysis of “Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygene Live in your Living Room” (College 2013 – 2015)

Watch the full performance here.     What Equipment do they use? As Jean Michel Jarre started off in the late 60’s and early 70’s he uses primarily analogue synthesizers of various types including modular, polyphonic and monophonic. Using analog in place of the modern digital synthesizers keeps to the original sound and tone ofContinue reading “An Analysis of “Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygene Live in your Living Room” (College 2013 – 2015)”

Sound for Moving Image (College 2013 – 2015)

Something from my years studying music technology, we had to score and do sound effects for a film clip…     Afterwards we had to talk a bit about our clip and the sounds effects we used… Which instruments have you used to create your music soundtrack? ESX24 – Piano, Orchestral Percussion, Analog Synth BassContinue reading “Sound for Moving Image (College 2013 – 2015)”