Recently I was interviewed by WaveDNA about my music and the way I produce music. I also show how I use their software Liquid Rhythm to speed up my workflow for beats on my new and unfinished song ‘Tipping Point’. Here’s a snippet of its last chorus if you’d like a sneak peek…
Recently I was invited as a guest on the radio show Female Frequencies on Reboot.fm. It was a lot of fun and I played my latest song ‘Live & Learn’ as well some great tunes from other artists. If you missed the radio show or just want to listen again, here it is (alas somewhat distorted sounding).
I had the idea last Christmas when I recorded the little message with the SoundCloud app. I love using field recordings, so I thought why not let others take part? SoundCloud makes it possible and very easy. Let me introduce you to…
For each song of the new album I will collect sound contributions from anyone who wants to join in. I like translating the lyrics into the music so I usually use sounds associated with the theme or the words of the song. So for each song I will ask for a specific sound or a sound to a motif. Who knows, maybe even a melody to create an internet choir?
Task for Song #1: Patchwork
I will play a bit of the song live at tomorrow’s first livestream ‘Notes from the Ivory Tower’. For this song I would like you to record one word. I’m gonna give you a few lines of the lyrics to set the mood:
Your words all mangled and broken
You don’t really make sense
Stop motion sentences that hang in the air
Be creative, continue to story in your mind and think of one word that would fit the mood. Anything goes as long as it’s just one word. You can choose whatever language you want. I will take the sounds of those words and make the beats for ‘Patchwork’ out of them. I’ll be updating you in the upcoming livestreams.
Can’t wait to hear what you all come up with!