I’m really excited to announce that my new record Miniature Epiphanies is out now on our very own Disintegrated State label!
Back in mid April I was having a chat with an old friend I’d lost touch with for a while about art and creative motivation etc and mentioned that I’d been really enjoying working within self-imposed restrictions this year for my Moons of Jupiter and Baum EPs (Piano/Nylon string respectively).
I got to thinking on where I could go next for a project and realised I had never really made much use of the Korg Minilogue analog synth I bought last year. Thought it might be fun and invigorating to try and compose an album using solely this instrument.
This resulted in my first full length album of 2018. An 8 track venture composed and recorded over two weeks in May with all sounds generated from the Korg (and a little effects work through Ableton Live of course )
This is relatively new territory for me so I’m not even sure exactly what genre some of this falls into but I guess it’s somewhere between ambient, chiptunes, IDM and weird old 70s synth records like Mort Garson’s Plantasia!
Special thanks to everyone involved with Disintegrated State, especially @Twinkletoes & @colossalhorse for their efforts with promotion/social media and whatnot and of course special thanks to @mcgarnagle for his fantastic work mastering these songs and bringing them to life beyond my limited talents.
You can purchase here!
And of course check out all the other great stuff on the label
I’ll update with a link to Spotify when it goes live there (home internet is down at the moment so I just wanted to get the word out there )
Thank you so much for your time and support as always x
This album is incredible - as I’ve said elsewhere, it’s top 5 of the year so far for me. _Alone At The Beach (Post-Apocalypse Mix) is maybe my highlight. It’s got that Ulrich Schauss analogue warmth and a really satisfying ebb and flow (like the tide, innit) to the music.
Just thrilling to hear Bam’s undoubted compositional flair applied to my favourite kind of music. Super proud to be putting this out
It’s that triplet wub-wub-wub bass that brings it all together
Bloody good work Bam, you went and released a mofo-ing album! That is so cool! So many people never get that far, and never have those people who believe in their talents, so I’m glad Disintegrated State spotted it and helped bring it to a wider audience.
Bam, listening to some more and I’ve gotta say this is a cut above. You know I’m a big fan of your other stuff but this really showcases how your skills have matured over the years. I’m constantly staggered by how you can breeze from genre to genre with seemingly no difficulty. In short, I love you, please be mine.
Was really looking forward to this following the DS primer last week. (Anyone that’s not checked it out, please do!) @Bamnan this is really great stuff, thought the Moons of Jupiter EP was wonderful & this is equal to if not better.
Well done m9!