Posts Tagged ‘electro’

I’ve always been fascinated by Fractals, mathematical oddities that create ordered chaos and patterns that mirror themselves on many scales. I couldn’t explain the maths behind them but they come up in all sorts of contexts from producing (pseudo)random melodies in grooveboxes to modelling chaotic systems such as the weather.

One particular reason that makes me love them though is their power to create artwork, often surreal mulicoloured alien looking and captivating all at once. Back in my DOS freeware days I used to use fractint to create 2D renders (I remember hitting the colour cycle button and watch as everything turned into a crazy trip of flowing gradients). Recently though I’ve discovered some excellent freeware for making 3D ones or Mandelbulbs as they are often referred to.

They make great backing visuals for tracks and I’m working on creating a library of them to VJ live with

If you want to try making some of  your own check out the excellent Mandelbulb 3D (huge number of variety/features but a little daunting) or Mandelbulber (A little more limited but perhaps a bit easier to start off with). Both are completely free … I ❤ the internets 😉

PLUR – D

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All my music is free to download for this weekend only, to celebrate getting 500 likes on Facebook

Head to the download page (http://music.dataphilesmusic.com). Click buy on any of my albums and name your own price… Or enter 0 for free

PLUR – D

Did another dastardly device build a couple of nights ago. This time it was a wrist mounted smoke machine – I thought I’d do a build video as I knew I could put it together in 1 take. I hadn’t used Drillbit for any videos yet (despite releasing it 6 years ago!) and I really though the sound matched the speeded up assembly. Anyway … Enjoy 🙂

The whole build only took an hour and was a good laugh. Its basically just tubing, valves and a hand pump to suck gas out of an e shisha, so as well as looking crazy good (or just crazy) it also makes the room smell of caramel (other flavours available). I might get one of those cloud vapes to up the smoke output and once I build the laser glove for the other hand, its going to look insane

PLUR, D

Just a quick post to let you know … In celebration of the last day of Large Hadron Kaleidoscope release week, there is 50% off everything on the official download page for the next 24 hours (until midnight 15/07/12). Just enter the code “boson2045” in the buy now screen to apply.

Big love to everyone whose helped me out this week.

Keep boshing

Dataphiles

Yesyes, the day has finally arrived, Large Hadron Kaleidoscope is out now on iTunes, Amazon and all other good online retailers and streaming services.

You can listen to it on the download page, or using the handy player below

Like all my tracks it’ll be free to listen to forever, in full because everyone deserves music.

Also the very first review of LHK is out now too, you can read it over at Ascrono music

Keep your eyes on the dataphiles homepage and the @DTPLrecords twitter feed as there will be discounts and giveaways posted live for the next couple of weeks.

Love and Peace

Dataphiles

 

Large Hadron Kaleidoscope is out in all major online shops on Monday but if you really can’t wait that long its out now on the download page as a special treat for all readers.

So exciting, bring on the Bosh!!

Love and Peace

Dataphiles

Hey there,

As I’ve mentioned before I haven’t had much time for blogging recently as I’ve been getting my new album mixed and mastered up.

Well its all ready and submitted, with just over a month to go until release. If you can barely wait that long then fear not as you can preorder on Amazon, trackitdown and 7digital (more to follow)

In the meantime expect more album news, offers and vids coming up

Love and Peace, D

New album announcement

Posted: February 22, 2011 in News, releases
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Well its very tentative but I’m getting together a tracklist for a new album. Its early stages now but I’ll probably try for a summer release.

Anyway, keep tuned in for further developments but in the meantime there is new music on the download page (which may well be included in the finished product). I decided to go for a bit more of a vocal sound than usual with an electo-ish feel. So have a listen and get hyped 😉

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Love and Peace

Dataphiles

Hello everyone,

Even during my year of hell, I was still making music. In fact at some times it felt like it was what was keeping me sane (well, relatively).

Anyway here is my first upload of it to the download page. Three tracks one chiptuney, one glitchy, and one electro-y. So here we go

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If you’re always on the music discovery sites you may have noticed that Shem and Nk Cell have been on the lovely Soundcloud for a while, Lotus V is brand new. As part of my uploading spree I’m going to do a bit of restructuring of my profiles on music discovery sites, use different ones for different purposes.

Back to the mastering then…

Love and Peace

Dataphiles

Yes the day has finally arrived. A week before it goes on general release, you can hear my debut album – The Vibe Electric right here on dataphilesmusic.com. Also as promised, you can download a free standard quality version for a limited period, so be quick.

The free stream will be on the download page forever though … because everyone deserves music

Love and Peace

Dataphiles