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March 7, 2017

Among the various music projects I participate in or coordinate, EEK! (the Eclectic Electric Kollective) is the weirdest. Unlike mindSpiral, whose recording sessions and/or concerts are usually preplanned and rehearsed, EEK! stuff just kinda... happens.

EEK! pickup grou...

February 19, 2017

Mike is a numptie, he forgot to say something about this in January. Sooo...

We're very grateful to John Shanahan for his kind words about fade. Do go to the website and read the review - it's just one of many wonderful things that you'll find on Hypnagogue.

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February 16, 2017

I was supposed to die yesterday.

I've been waiting for February 15, 2017, for nearly forty years... it was the day my life was to end. Now, on February 16, I find myself grateful, thoughtful, and a bit bemused, because the clock didn't run down quite the way I was expec...

February 5, 2017

Well, the trick to writing a blog is getting people to read what you write. But the trick to that is to tell them where to read it, and to give them something to read. So! Here we are again, after literally years offline.

Tonight on Spiral begins today on Spiral... in a...

January 12, 2017

I'm so excited! We're a proper 24/7 station now and I'm going live in about an hour. We have a lovely Steampunk set (see picture) for me to host from in Second Life and of course, we have a great chat room for "real life" on our website - www.radiospiral.net

I don't hav...

January 8, 2017

It gives me great pride and pleasure to announce the official launch of RadioSpiral, a new internet radio station hosting an eclectic and inspiring variety of electronica... everything from deep drone ambient to upbeat rhythmic and even humorous selections, including r...

June 9, 2015

As mentioned in Gypsy’s recent post, I performed at the Asheville Electro-Music Festival last month, and gave two pieces their live premiere: “Fade To Blue”, a live improvisation for solo iPhone, and “Fade To Red”, a live performance on solo iPad.

 

 

These two tracks joi...

May 25, 2015

Yes, it’s been a long time no blog, but here we are again, with a report from the Asheville Electro-Music Festival 2015, where Spiral was one of a plethora of performers to delight their audience with some seriously smokin’ electronic music goodness.

 

 

The Asheville ele...