Author Archives: Andrew Ramsden

Akebono Diddle

In between bouts of jet-lag-induced lethargy, I’ve been playing with a new toy. It’s really a lot of fun. The pitch-set (G, C, D, Eb, G, Ab, C, D, Eb) has some nice tight intervals allowing a little crunch for … Continue reading

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European photography

I was lucky enough to spend some time on holiday in Europe recently. It was a whirlwind trip, stopping in each city for only a few days at a time. I saw a lot, learned a lot, and met some … Continue reading

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C.I.A. Security Briefing

In information security terms, C.I.A. is an initialism for Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. To protect the security of information, threats to the three aspects are analysed, risks assessed and security controls implemented to mitigate them. This piece is the soundtrack … Continue reading

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Revenge of C.H.A.D.

I celebrated the end of my eduvacation by publishing a piece of music. It’s titled Revenge of C.H.A.D., a reference to Super Meat Boy—a diabolically difficult but fun modern-retro platformer. The piece was also inspired by vintage games I enjoyed … Continue reading

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WIP—Ebb

An early work in progress, just playing with some new techniques I’m learning, synthesis, spatial effects and automation mostly. It uses the Cthulu arpeggiator and Massive synth. The inexorable descending bass reminded me so much of Koyanisqaatsi that I kept … Continue reading

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