iPA: A theatre production
Part of a set of pieces written for Bloomin' Arts - a theatre company for adults with learning disabilities. The play is called iPA and looks at how disabled people would interact with ultra efficient artificially intelligent support androids. The outcome, perhaps inevitably, is a sinister one...
The Briefs Project
For several months fellow musician Jem Clark and I briefed each other to write a piece of music. The point of this was purely to stop talking about writing and actually do some tunes! Most months featured a theme and a challenge! These were some of my responses...
Having a bash at other folks' songs
Sometimes I can't resist the urge to spend a lot of time and energy doing a cover version of someone else's song. Even though I feel like this could be effort better employed towards creating original ideas, I always have fun and learn something new - so hey!
Theme: A friend of a friend
Challenge: Must contain elements of rap
(Briefed by Charlotte Smith; written and produced by Jem and me as "Slim Lemon")
Theme: In the background
Theme: New beginnings
Challenge: Alter the tempo at least once
Theme: Sesquipedalian Episcopalian (!!)
Challenge: Instrumental hook
A short news theme for an online
The Travesty of Richard III:
A theatre production
A few of the main themes I wrote and produced for a comic one-hour romp through Shakespeare's dark tale. For more information about that adventure, click here.
Theme: Brandy for breakfast
Challenge: No piano/keyboards allowed
Theme: Write about something you enjoy
Challenge: Show your dark side
Theme: Not living in a detached house
Challenge: Avoid a 1980s sound
'Tis me searching for that tune, those ideas, all of that stuff. It's just delicious times having fun making noise as the hours pass. And pass...
The World of Dot and Maureen
Dot and Maureen's sketch theme.
The main song in a pantomime with adult themes.