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Photography As A Flâneur

Photography As A Flâneur

I seem to be coming full circle on my output - I seem to be returning to experimental music and experimental photography. These two mediums were the bread and butter of around six years ago, when I would live for a Dérive. I would also experiment with my film cameras...

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Körnung.org

Körnung.org

I have a new project; www.kornung.org. Körnung is the German word for 'Grit' - as in 'Film Grain.' I chose this title for the website I built for several reasons. But, it I mainly chose the title due to the fact that the website is a collection of my own lo-fi digital...

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The Gaffa Tapes 2.0

The Gaffa Tapes 2.0

I thought I would work on a three-deck DJ Mix over the weekend. My good friends were busy and Kathryn left me to my own devices. I was happy doing this. I made an hour long DJ Mix of ambient and atmospheric music. Some of it vocal.The mix was made in TRAKTOR (I know!)...

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“What The Hell Is Oulipo, You Pretentious D*ck?!”

“What The Hell Is Oulipo, You Pretentious D*ck?!”

I went on to Twitter, six months ago, and fell down a rabbit hole. As a result I discovered there were real life poets sharing their work on Twitter. But, the standard of work was a revelation - Poetry seemed to be on the cusp of a revolution. My world had been turned...

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Creativity In Lockdown

Creativity In Lockdown

The world was gradually adjusting to the "new normal" - although we are now coming out the other side of it. Lock Down wasn't easy but some artists coped well as they find new ways to pick up inspiration, even in isolation. I hope that your experience of isolation has...

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New Field Recording

New Field Recording

I have made an old Field Recording available to the public - it is up on my Bandcamp and people can stream it and listen to it there. If you are smitten with it then feel free to chip in for the cost of less than a pint and buy it for £2.50. Here is the cover for it,...

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The Jazz Show Starts

The Jazz Show Starts

The Jazz Show is broadcast on Harrogate Community Radio every second Sunday at 4pm. I am the host for the show - it is a good excuse to get very nerdy and geek out with my music collection.In many ways, Jazz was the first music I came to as an adult - without the...

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I Was Interviewed By… Karen T

I Was Interviewed By… Karen T

Today, the first Sunday in May, is International Dawn Chorus Day. It is an international celebration of Nature's symphony. From humble beginnings in Birmingham in the '80s it has spread to include all four corners of the map. As part of Karen's show I was asked about...

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Nonsense Poetry

Nonsense Poetry

I really seem to have come full circle, creatively. I have started writing verse again. This is what I started doing when I was a pre-adolescent. The verse I wrote back then was terrible angsty, overly-cliched and not very good. Yes, I managed to get published in an...

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