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Sevish at EUROMicroFest 2017 Freiburg May 19th

I will give a talk about electronic microtonal music at this year’s EUROMicroFest 2017. If you’re traveling distance from Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany, come to E-WERK to enjoy some music and get some insight from composers working in the field of microtonal music. My talk titled Microtonal with a Beat is at 8:30pm on Friday, May 19th.

EUROMicroFest 2017

E-WERK FREIBURG
Eschholzstraße 77, 79106 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Talks, Lectures and Presentations: Entrance Free
Concert tickets: 15€ / 10€

Microtonal Projects and our partner un-sound are delighted to announce that the EUROMicroFest2017 Freiburg event will be take place from 18-20 May at E-WERK in Freiburg, Germany. It will focus on 72- division, 19- division and just tunings. It will feature the bassoonist Christopher Watford (USA), the hornist and composer Michael H. Dixon (AUS) and duo Contour (Stephen Altoft, microtonal trumpets, and Lee Ferguson, percussion) (GER) with guests vocalist Jan F.Kurth (GER) & guitarist Casey Hale (USA).Keynote Lectures will be given by electronic composer and YouTube artist Sevish (UK), as well as jazz musician and composer Christian Klinkenberg (BEL).

Clip from a new tune

It’s been a long while since I uploaded any sounds and I couldn’t resist. This is the ending and fadeout to a tune I’ve been working on.

Just a reminder that I am working on a new album, however slowly…

MK-SUPERDUPER is free download until June 8th

This April I released MK-SUPERDUPER, a new EP of microtonal electronic music. It’s now been made a free download until June 8th cos it’s my birthday week. So if you didn’t get it yet, give it a listen and a download! It’s quite similar to Rhythm and Xen.

If you bought the new EP already then thanks so much for the support. Now is a good chance to tell your friends so they can enjoy it too. I’m working on new music already, like this work in progress.

Happy listening folks.

Sevish interview at Microtonal Diary

Japanese musicians who are studying microtonality (or microtonalists who are studying the Japanese language) should check out a new blog called Microtonal Diary. An interview with me has just been posted there today. (Read the interview here…)

We talked about the influence that video game music had on me, my experience of writing to software developers about supporting microtonal scales, and microtonal music in general.

Microtonal Diary is written by Hidekazu Wakabayashi who discovered the Iceface tuning. I talked about this scale a little in 9 Alternative Tunings NOT for Guitar. You should definitely listen to some of the music on his YouTube channel too.

Stream MK-SUPERDUPER on YouTube

My recent EP, MK-SUPERDUPER, is now fully streamable on YouTube.

If you enjoyed MK-SUPERDUPER, you can buy the download on bandcamp. It now has a bonus track ‘The Sky Are Sick’ included, which is an ambient piece that shares the same chord progression as the title track of the EP.

Sleep Deprived Cooked Alive remix stems

Sleep Deprived Cooked Alive is a drum & bass track from my album Rhythm and Xen. It’s written in 14-EDO (a microtonal tuning). It’s definitely one of the more popular tracks, so I’ve decided to release the remix stems for free.

Download the Sleep Deprived Cooked Alive remix stems pack

The pack includes audio stems, MIDI parts and tuning files to help you tune your synthesizers to 14-EDO. Refer to your synth’s manual to see if it supports these files. This should be enough to get a good remix going, or just to study my work if you’re learning microtonal music.

If you make anything with these stems then let me know! I would love to check it out.

Creative Commons Licence
Sleep Deprived Cooked Alive (stems pack) by Sevish is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://sevish.bandcamp.com/track/sleep-deprived-cooked-alive.

Shenmue I Slot House vs Sega Genesis

For this month’s #SaveShenmueHD tweetathon I decided to make a remix of the Shenmue I Slot House music using Mega Drive FM synth sounds. Mega Drive / Genesis geek for sure.

Well, I didn’t use an actual Mega Drive, but I did use FMDrive which sounds as perfect as I can tell. It’s easy to fall in love with that Yamaha YM2616 sound.

A few months back I remixed of the Fields of Time music from Chrono Cross, so if you are a Chrono fan you should check that out too:

New Sevish EP ‘MK-SUPERDUPER’ out today!

Sevish has released his new EP titled MK-SUPERDUPER and you can get it now from bandcamp. MK-SUPERDUPER has 3 tracks of lush, liquid, atmospheric drum’n’bass using microtonal tunings.

The download includes a PDF liner notes booklet – check it out to discover how MK-SUPERDUPER got its name. Enjoy the new sounds!

MK-SUPERDUPER Reverse Cover

Video for MK-SUPERDUPER new EP preview

Sevish’s new EP MK-SUPERDUPER will be released on April 1st. MK-SUPERDUPER is all about liquid dnb and experimental bass music with xenharmonic scales. I just made a short video on YouTube for the preview.

I had a lot of fun writing these tunes so check them out next Friday!

MK-SUPERDUPER EP coming out on April 1st

This is not just a “theory”. Sevish produced 3 liquid drum and bass tracks to honor the secret microtonal bass society – the MK-SUPERDUPER conspiracy will be exposed on April 1st.

You can download the first track now if you pre-order MK-SUPERDUPER on my bandcamp page.