A lot of my composing time this month has been dedicated to creating the soundtrack for Robert Timestra's upcoming short "Querent" - a rather exciting project. Since I'm the composer, performer, sound engineer and producer on this soundtrack, it's been pretty busy. It's been a really interesting cooperative process, working closely with the director to try to realise his vision of the film, while still trusting my own musical instincts to create something rather interesting - and something suited to the horror and ambiguity of the visuals.
Querent will be released on the festival circuit in the spring, so watch this space!
And then there's this! I'm performing a piece here written for me by the wonderful Emily Pedersen. It features vocal and fingered multiphonics, as well as multiphonics created live by the pre-programmed digital processing. Loads of lovely and beautiful sounds result, but I'm especially into the sub-octave bass doubling effects!