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The Prophet – Part 2

The second part – a follow-up to The Opening – trying some presets and getting a feel for the new monster.

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Prophet 12 – The Opening

My new Prophet 12 arrived yesterday and I am very excited about including it into the sound of Phoenix-Flare.

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Fire Engine Open Mic Night Bristol

Great time last night at Fire Engine Open Mic in St Georges. James tried an all synth sound on the Nord Wave with no piano – sounded immense and they loved it. Rob Davies and his cool dad run the … Continue reading

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Under The Stars Open Mic Night

That was fun – went down to an open mic night at Under The Stars – a boat opposite the Watershed. Chris came along but he sat and chilled while Jamie did two electro-covers on the Minimoog. Crockets Theme & … Continue reading

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I’ve got a few days at home on holiday so here’s a video. Improvised music for a new song – CityScape

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Ditto Looper

Here’s a little game I was playing yesterday. Mess up the controls on a synth then try to improvise a tune while programming sounds into a looper.

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Will Gregory’s Moog Orchestra

Went to a great concert last week – Will Gregory’s Moog Orchestra. Here’s a short clip.

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Blue LEDs

Here’s my Blue Light Project I’ve been building. LED lights controlled by midi from my MPC drum machine:

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Plans for 2012

Phoenix-Flare is working out plans for the year. We played lots of smaller gigs last year, which all went really well. We are excited about numerous possibilities for the future. We would like to develop our sound and fanbase by … Continue reading

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80’s Gig – 24th Sept 2011

We had a great evening – we did a live one hour set of early 80’s electronica, then I (James) did a DJ using my wife and my vinyl collection from about 1978 to 1983. many people came up and … Continue reading

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