A Warmer South
Published 16 March, 2018 by JT

A Warmer South

A warmer south,sunset at 18.06 today. sunrise 6.13 am.
Very excited for Sunday is going to be great, some really smashing works being played.
Love the idea of this gig, the people playing , the ethos behind , and the love of the TR8 I really want to one as a permanent fixture of my studio.
If you are around and are coming along, come and say hi, would be great to see you. Non classical are a fantastic organisation , come and see them and support them, well worth it.

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Published 05 March, 2018 by JT


So as you can imagine , it has been very cold here , very cold indeed, not much walking to be had,rather still but that can be good sometimes.
I have been working on music , a new job and getting ready for the 17th and 18th of March where I am playing the drum concerto with the TR-8.

Sound walk on Saturday , I have been finishing off the podcast from woodbury wet lands and trying to control my will to make it abstract, its a sonic abstract journey as there are drones of traffic,water,rumbles coming from the sky and me talking. I've integrated some of my friends work as she is an amazing composer and I think that people will love her.
I will post up this weeks sound walk later tonight, It will be from highbury down to regents canal.

Bye for now,

Published 25 February, 2018 by JT


Great day yesterday,freezing here in London, but I'm really glad I'm inside.
So I had a good review from the zine magazine TQ this week,
Andy - the editor of the zine gave an interview and I was asked about how I wrote Random feathers. It is really well done and at least a couple of pages print, I'm very pleased about this.
Andy Wood the editor of TQ said the work was a beautiful meditative sound reminiscent (in part) to Brian Eno, Neroli' and Eliane Radigue's work.'
I find this really interesting as I have never been compared to either in the past so my music and process must of changed, I think change as with life, is an on going process so I'm not surprised.
Go to go and stretch my legs , so I think now is the time ...

This week's Sound walk - Saturday 3rd of March
Highbury along regents canal. see below

Blown away
Published 23 February, 2018 by JT

Blown away

So, another short but sweet post,
has been a very busy week, have been working and rehearsing, writing, listening and planning.
I had a rehearsal on Monday for the drum concerto work, it sounded great and was blown away.I was very pleased with the work,it is really rhythmical, I have been working on imputing the source into the TR8 this week. This orchestra is amazing,non-classical, they are so forward-thinking in their programming and embrace lots and lots of different styles in just one work.
last night I went to see the LSO play in the Barbican,it was such a good concert. I was so very lucky to have that listening experience.
This weekend there is no sound walk as I am taking part in a Women's canvas which will be great. Because there is no walk I have been putting together a podcast with will include some sound and music and conversation.
Next week there will be a sound walk a river walk from Highbury around kings cross area, More soon,
Till the next post next week,
Hoping all is well in the ether,

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