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“Love is Broken” live performance at the Treehouse last Wednesday

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Live performance of Self-Destruct by Phoenix-Flare

Live performance by Chris Bird & James Bragg. Sounds from the mighty Prophet 12, the Nord Stage2 & beats from The Tempest. Turn up the synths loud and let The Prophet (12) speak!

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Improvised looping on the Prophet 12

Been enjoying doing some improvsed looping on the Prophet 12. Starting to get a sweet range of sounds from it. All my own patches now. Using a TC Electronics looper pedal.

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Tuesday Morning Ipad Jam

A Tuesday morning Jam using the ipad app korg Polysix. This is a great emulation of the classic synth from 1981. Enjoy the sound.  

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Phoenix-Flare playing Westbury Tavern Thursday 13th December 2012

I have a few days off work getting the tracks ready for Thursday night. About 9pm at the Westbury Tavern. Join us for some electro-pleasure. Charlie Groves & Anthony Jones with their wonderful harmonizing will be playing before and after … Continue reading

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New Phoenix-Flare song played live “Love is Broken”

Live video Sunday afternoon at home of our latest track “Love is Broken” Already got some great response for the song on youtube like “Dang, this´╗┐ is good music!”

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Visuals for The Vapour Trail

Here’s 2 videos I made for a friends band The Vapour Trails. Duncan seems to like surfing and biplanes so I’ve mixed these images in. I put the jellyfish in as I love them and think they were a cool … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Theme Tune on Minimoog

Live performance of the Doctor Who Theme Tune on a MiniMoog Old School. The backing has been made using Stylus for drums, Arturia Minimoog for synths and Tardis samples off the internet. This has gone down excellently on youtube with … Continue reading

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Synth Improvisation with Tony Silcock

A week ago Tony & I got together for a synth jam. He’s playing Minimoog and I’m on Nord & Mopho. Most of it is live. There’s a drum loop a weird noise and a repeating bass note on Cubase.

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Malcolm X gig

Cool gig yesterday with a dark basement atmosphere. The synth seminars went great. Guys were just attracted to the gadgets and wires. I really must set-up this Synth Freaks night in a bar. Where people could bring their synths and … Continue reading

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