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