New album, and a new label.

I don’t tend to spend a lot of time reading my own waffle on here, but my last posting back in early September confirmed to me that one of my great talents appears to be self-flagellation. In my last post, I was giving myself a hard time about not being musically productive, but as a matter of fact, listening back to my aural scrapbooks from the last 10 months or so, I’ve actually amassed some pretty good stuff, some of which will probably see a release in the future.

Talking of which, I’ve had some seriously great feedback for my new album, ‘Paracosmic’, both from the folks who helped fund the production of it, and some rather influential taste-makers dotted around the planet.

Some more exciting news; I’m very proud to inform you that I’ve just joined the exceedingly good artist roster at 6 Degrees Records. They’ll be looking after the digital and download side of things for the new album. My artist page is here.

6 Degrees release the album on October 19th 2018 and you can go and have a listen, and, if you like what you hear, pre-order it from all the usual suspects by clicking here.

For those of you who prefer the superior format of CD & vinyl, both limited editions are available for purchase here and here in my own shop and on the 6 Degrees BandCamp page.

The lovely Robin at Triskele Music looked after promo for this release.

You can read more about the making of ‘Paracosmic’ here.


Various Musings.

Living in Mono.

I spent a rather worrying 10 long days suffering from temporary deafness in one ear.

I’ve written a piece on this affliction, which you can read here.


Slimming Down the Operation

I’ve written an article about hanging onto old gear, or, in my case, not hanging onto it. I’m starting to sell off some of my analogue synthesizers and replace them with a more ‘in the box’ approach.

This way, I’m saving space, and lessening the amount of physical possessions I’ve accumulated along the way. I’m keen to streamline the operation.

OK, so if you’re not into ‘owning’ music, then sure; click on the Spotify logo to listen to my catalogue. Every stream earns me the princely sum of 0.00429p, so if I bump into you in the pub, you can buy me a pint.

 


BC Logo

But if you’re after high quality digital, then in addition to my online shop here, click on the BandCamp logo to visit my store.

Here are a few random picks from my back catalogue…

youtube_logoYouTube Channel.

I’ve finally got my act together and started making some short films to accompany some of the tracks on the new album.

alucidnation is all over YouTube already. It’s just that it’s other people that are posting tracks, so I guess I should be too.

Please go here and subscribe to my channel, as I intend to do more visual stuff to accompany my music when I get a bit more time; a precious commodity these days..!

alucidnation | All at Sea

alucidnation | Analogue Test v5

alucidnation | Joyous

Klassik Lounge Summer Vol.2.

Pleased to be asked to submit a track for this, the latest in the Klassik Radio CD series.

Old friend and alucidnation supporter DJ Nartak, who hails from the fair island of Lanzarote, got in touch and asked if I’d care to license one of the tracks from ‘Peace Odyssey’ for this double CD release.

I’ve had quite a few tracks licensed over the years to this series, so I was happy to get involved again.

Some choice cuts on this; there’s more information here, although you’ll need to be fluent in German to understand the website content.

alucidnation Shop

What with the move away from downloads towards a streaming music model, I’ve gone and lowered my pricing. All downloads are now 25p.

All teaser tracks are on average 1m45s, which’ll hopefully give you a better idea of how each track develops and grows.

Pop in and take a look around

Scrapbook

The scrapbook is akin to a blog; I’ll post up information regarding new releases, events and other fascinating bits of information that will either blow your mind or bore you shitless.

If you move your eyeballs to the right, you’ll spot some links to some pearls of wisdom that I’ve already penned.