Synth memories

Synth memories

January 13, 2015By Martin SFP Bryant

I first got into synthesizers when I was 11 years old. I could’t afford a ‘proper’ synth at the time, but I had received one of these little babies for Christmas when I was 10…

Cold Light

Cold Light

September 6, 2014By Martin SFP Bryant

Between 2004 and 2009 I used to make electronic pop under the name The Star Fighter Pilot. I used to play live regularly in Manchester and beyond and had a lot of fun doing it. Since then, I’ve just been too busy to focus on music, but maybe I just wasn’t trying hard enough. This … Read More

Desert.fm

Desert.fm

July 18, 2014By Martin SFP Bryant

The good folk at Desert.fm asked me for a playlist of ten songs and the stories behind why I chose them.

Old tunes

Old tunes

June 23, 2014By Martin SFP Bryant

I recently started making music again in my (occasional bit of) spare time. Ahead of new songs being finished, I’ve put a bunch of old songs up on SoundCloud. The new stuff will be in a similar vein – looking forward to getting it out there.

Optimising video game nostalgia

Optimising video game nostalgia

December 21, 2013By Martin SFP Bryant

Video game nostalgia is bigger than ever, with print magazines; blogs; emulators, and remakes for modern platforms all catering for those who want to relive the games of their youth. The problem is that it’s incredibly time-consuming to actually play Jet Set Willy; Chuckie Egg; Super Mario World; Pilotwings; James Pond 2: Robocod; Alex Kidd … Read More