Category : VI, sound and audio projects

Written on May, 01, 2015 by in ,

These are really experiments in loading video clips on this blog. There are no ‘finished’ pieces of work here. Ive been involved in making ‘light shows’ and there are clips of that stuff from live shows. The only finished work worth watching is the Crow film mentioned elsewhere.     Test Clip of Light Install for open studios at BV …

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Written on Apr, 28, 2015 by in ,

Nice acquisition, portable 35mm by Microcine, Italian.  Planning on using it for Vi image/projection on 6th June at qujunktions Dark Matter event. Its meant to be portable and the handle suggests that one person could lift it up. One person can NOT lift it up and its the hardest to lace up 35mm projector Ive ever worked on.  

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After 17 years I finally got my 1996 film Crow / Pylon Configuration digitised. It is going to be screened at Kino-Im-Sprengel In Hannover next week. Here are some frame grabs. Back in 96 there was only Standard definition. Now though HD has really helped the case for film because I can scan the original A and B rolls of …

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Written on Feb, 23, 2015 by in ,

Ive been borrowing Nagras from the BBC in Bristol (Thanks go to Iain Hunter) for recent projects involving using tape to record and playback sound but have finally acquired a 4:2 for myself. This will now let me further research several projects that can only use this kind of technology. Essentially an exceptionally well engineered portable sound recording device.

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Did the 4th Film Jam at the Cube Cinema on Saturday as part of the Hendo nights that go on there. We last did film jams over 12 – 14 years ago back in the early days of the Cube. Mega thanks to Rod Maclachlan  for coming and jamming.    

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Written on Nov, 10, 2014 by in

Pleased to be included in Magic + Dreams 12,000 Seconds cassette release with Hacker Farm on the other side. Not seen the actual tapes yet but you can preview some tracks here    

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Written on Oct, 07, 2014 by in

Heres a recent table set up for a Vi gig at the Arnolfini, Bristol, England. Supporting David Grubbs

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Written on Jun, 21, 2011 by in

  ENVIRONMENTAL TOUR OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL In September 2009 I undertook an unplanned and non rehearsed Environmental ‘derive’ along the entire coast of the greater Bristol Channel. Moving and living in a van and carrying a sound system and electronic instruments we set out to explore the coast as a framework to stage impromptu gigs and as an informing …

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