MUSIC AND THE BELOVED

January 19, 2018

In this podcast I elucidate devotional music which a great sufi called "Nothing other than the portrait of our beloved". It covers modal music and raga, the role of culture in our experience of music, and improvisation as an expression and communication of immediate emotions, particularly of love. [Free. 29 minutes.]

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FESTIVAL EXTRACT REMIX

July 10, 2017

This piece of music was put together by digitally transforming an extract from the live dance music played by the Beard Brothers Dance Band at the IYN Festival in June this year. The result was then used as an accompaniment to a guitar improvisation. [Patons only. 7 mintes 34 seconds.]

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OCCASIONAL THREE

April 10, 2017

Myxolydian yet again but with an occasional flattened third. [Patrons only. 7 minutes.]

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ANANDA OF BIRDS

March 12, 2017

Some more music for Patrons. This has something to do with birdsong. [Patrons only. 5 minutes.]

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SLOW LOVE REVISITED

March 12, 2017

Some more dance music. [Patrons only. 15 minutes.]

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BECAUSE TWO [MUSIC]

February 13, 2017

Another version of because - a dance study. [11 minutes.]

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DARWISH [MUSIC]

February 13, 2017

A fragment taken from a duet with me on guitar and David on mandolin which has been electronically reconstructed. [6 minutes.]

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STUDY FOR DANCE MUSIC 1 [MUSIC]

February 13, 2017

This is a study towards some dance music I am working up with my friend, David Morrin. [11 minutes.]

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