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Canterbury Christ Church University Composition Inside the Machine Masters Project

Inside the Machine Concert Part 2

A Throne of Games On the 28th April 2016 I put on a concert which featured a mixture of some of my favourite open-scored, chance-based, and quasi-composed/quasi-improvised pieces to both celebrate and summarise the three years I spent studying my Bachelor of Music at Canterbury Christ Church University. The second entry in this series focuses […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Composition Experiments and Explorations

Experiments and Explorations

Below is a link to a blog titled ‘Experiments and Explorations’ that I write for Canterbury Christ Church University School of Music and Performing Arts: The proper thing to do, I suppose, is for me to introduce myself. My name is Jason Hodgson. I’m an experimental composer currently studying Master of Music (MMus) at Canterbury […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Circuit-Bending Creative Project Masters Project

Masters Project: 5. Circuit-Bending Toys (Part 4)

Concert Reflection 19th April 2017 St. Gregory’s Centre for Music That’s it. This part of the project is over. It’s seems like no time at all has passed since I first introduced you to the Circuit Bending section. Before I go on to discuss the concert, I just wanted to say a huge thanks to […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Circuit-Bending Creative Project Masters Project

Masters Project: 4. Circuit-Bending Toys (Part 3)

What’s in a Name? /Workshops 2 & 3 In this mini-series I will talk about circuit-bending as part of Creative Project, as well as occasionally, how it will relate to my Main composition project. In the last post, I introduced you to the instruments by how I bent them. But now it’s time to Name […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Circuit-Bending Creative Project Masters Project

Masters Project: 3. Circuit-Bending Toys (Part 2)

The Death of the Radioscramaphonia /First Workshop In this mini-series I will talk about circuit-bending as part of Creative Project, as well as occasionally, how it will relate to my Main composition project. When I started planning this entry I had completed my first Circuit Bent instrument and gave it the name ‘Radioscramaphonia’. I then […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Circuit-Bending Creative Project Masters Project

Masters Project: 2. Circuit-Bending Toys (Part 1)

An Introduction and the Plan In this mini-series I will talk about circuit-bending as part of Creative Project, as well as occasionally, how it will relate to my Main composition project. As corny as it sounds, the first question that has to be asked is ‘what is Circuit-Bending?’. The term Circuit-Bending was coined by Qubais […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Composition Dyslexia Inside the Machine Mark Forsyth

Inside the Machine Concert Part 1

Language is a Fictious Fact On the 28th April 2016 I put on concert which featured a mixture of some of my favourite open-scored, chance-based, and quasi-composed/quasi-improvised pieces to both celebrate and summarise the three years I spent studying my Bachelor of Music at Canterbury Christ Church University. In this series of blog posts I […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Composition Masters Project

Masters Project: 1. Introduction

An introduction to the series about my Masters Project. For roughly the next 18 months, I will be studying my Master of Music at Canterbury Christ Church University, with a focus on Composition. My aim for my Main Project as it stands at this point in time, is to create and develop an installation which […]

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Canterbury Christ Church University Crossing Over Emily Peasgood Folkstone Fringe Festival Lifted Reviews The Turner Contemporary

Review #1 – Emily Peasgood

Lifted (2016)/Crossing Over (2016) Above: Emily Peasgood  with the Lifted choir at The Turner Contemporary Credit: Lee Thompson Review #1 – Emily Peasgood: Lifted (2016). What do you get when you mix community, small spaces, muzak, and a brilliantly bonkers composer? In 2016 I had the pleasure to bare witness to a strange, bizarre, and […]