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Dark Time – Abstract Art Music In A Light Hearted Mood

I am calling this very abstract piece of music “Dark Time” – a reflection on the concepts of dark energy and dark matter. Dark Time, as defined by myself, passes just like ordinary timeā€¦ however, for some reason science still … Continue reading

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A New Departure And A New Piece Of Music

In order to use my Cork City Gamelan sounds for live performance and improvisation, I started using Patcher software. This is an entirely new departure for me, and here is my first Cork City Gamelan piece I recorded on the … Continue reading

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Enough, Enough! (Stock Market Report)

Some weeks ago, Bellows found an electronic toy which makes car and talk noises in a charity shop. He hacked and bent the circuitry, and I recorded the sounds of it and produced some glitchy audio files – originally in … Continue reading

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A Quiet Little Improvisation Featuring My New Waterphone

I have a new Waterphone, a “Whaler” – much smaller than my original “Megabass”, and a lot easier for me to play live. the Whaler and the Megabass Waterphones, side by side (note to self: I must tidy up and … Continue reading

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With A Nod At John Cage: Leave No Traces

Leave No Traces (4.7 MB to download, in the iTunes/iPod MPEG format, opens in a new window) All I needed to make the sounds for composing this music were the two pieces of common Cork City Street Litter which I … Continue reading

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Scythian Chit-Chat

Warning: Children, please don’t try this at home with your Mom’s good Wok – use beans instead of pebbles! It seems that some of the most interesting percussion sounds around the city are available from things which people throw out … Continue reading

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Seasonal Offer: 2 For The Price Of 1

Absolutely free actually, as always – Hand Made in Cork. Discover Your Formulas And Abandon Them (5:38, 5.7 MB to download) starts of with a lengthy movement of a metal ball swirling around in a stainless steel mixing bowl, with … Continue reading

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Not Exactly “Light Entertainment”: Solar Sailing

This is an older composition of mine, probably one of my least “easy listening” pieces of music. I originally scored it for massed string sections, up to about 50 ensembles of about 40 players each, each of them doing more … Continue reading

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New Cork City Gamelan Music: Fluid Mechanics

It is sort of lengthy and complex – but it develops, has an obvious structure, and is probably quite easy to listen to. Fluid Mechanics in the iPod and iTunes MPEG 4 Format (AAC / .m4a), 9:20, 7 MB to … Continue reading

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A Prophet Looking For A Wall To Write On (Part 3)

Update, October 4th: I made small changes to the timing of the music. The Prophet now interrupts the background babble (rather than waiting for it to finish), and there is a short moment of hesitation ahead of each response. Here … Continue reading

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