I had a really great chance to compose a short piece of music to accompany a short fashion concept video. Here’s a quick write-up on how I went about putting it together to a deadline!
Category: Electronic Compositions
Looking back on Bowhead
With the Bowhead display coming to a close at Hull Maritime Museum, it’s time for me to reflect on the project.
Bowhead- Final Render!
Third rendering complete!
Bowhead- First Render
The first rendering of the video with music was made. It’s extremely sparse, and there is a lot of detail and contour to add into it, but it was enough to give a good ideaContinue reading
Bowhead- Now for some sound…
I started to add sounds into the project, starting with sub-bass. I created this by “playing” along to the video using a Korg Monotron, with very low pitch, and the VCF Filter set very low.Continue reading
Bowhead- On the right track!
I used Ableton to add tracks to an empty project, and wrote in some general volume automation to get a feel for what sounds would appear where, and how prominent each sound would be.
Bowhead- Basic Sketch in Ableton
I started by sketching out the sound and general contour by taking screen shots of key points in the video, and writing the general sound I would want at each point.
Bowhead- First thoughts
First meeting to discuss the project. I came away very excited to get going with the music for the video, and it was great to see how far into the animation the team at HullContinue reading
This is a live performance of a piece called Tubes, which I performed as part of Hull University’s Dark Room event last year at Fruit.
Ice Cream (Electronic)
This piece took several unexpected turns as it became realised, as I was trying to combine a lot of ideas which interested me.