Elliptic

Project-in-progress, based on orbital resonance, the celestial mechanics phenomenon. Initial notes here The material for the project to date includes Five instrumental pieces, with 3-6 part polyphony generated with a combination of synthesized sequences and acoustic/electric instruments. Four songs, for…


Utter

The album is anchored by the multi-movement instrumental Utter. To provide some balance – put some vegetables and parsley on the plate, as it were – it has been surrounded by three simpler pieces, two of which are songs. The…


Coin

A coin has two sides, as does this collection of pieces. In the midst of building pieces based on “the unaccommodated man”, an intriguing phrase from King Lear*, I changed tack to work on the the music for a make-believe…


Plumb Abysm

Delver and Amanda are characters who appear and interact throughout the album, which follows a simple boy-meets-girl storyline. There’s also a cameo by another character, Ray. A pair of  multi-section instrumental pieces – “Telescope” – bookend the story, while “Incubate” draws on the…


Jumblesque

Here is an assortment of pieces gathered from various sources. Most of them originate through my typical process, which is to develop the score while solving a compositional problem. Several of the pieces began as character studies. To get hold…


Unthunk

The Anechoic Experience

Lyrics are available on the individual track pages. Artists: Maria Alejandra Velásquez-Sossa – soprano David Sossa Fernández – guitar Buff Allen – drums and percussion Trevor Tunnacliffe – other sounds Cover photo taken in Candlestick Cave, Vancouver Island by Ron…


Your Body is a Temple

    Vocals on Your body is a temple – Geoff Webb Percussion on Humus – Navaro Franco Image credit – ink splatter by Maki-Tak http://maki-tak.deviantart.com/art/Splatter-Ink-Blot-Texture-344647493 Available on Bandcamp


Big Boots

Release notes from Happy Puppy Records: “This debut single release from the group known as Unthunk might appear to be nothing more than a strange odd ditty on first listen. However, further listens (especially to the b-side “Spiny Urchin”) reveal…