"Voice Ping Strum"
(Limited edition of 300 on vinyl)
Available on most streaming services.
Physical formats and digital downloads available from Bandcamp.
My tenth release, entitled “Voice Ping Strum”, comes at the 40th anniversary of my first album, “Moving Pictures”, and the title is an anagram of that first one. It was done in my own studio on primarily Eurorack and Aries modular synths, with some sampled voice and piano. Most of the modular synth patches were done using Tall Dog modules. Each side of the record is a single, uninterrupted suite.
In looking back at “Moving Pictures”, I decided to release this new one initially on vinyl as a limited edition. The sides were mastered and cut at Abbey Road by Sean Magee. The cover features artwork by German artist Mary Bauermeister. Don't have a turntable? It is now also available on most digital streaming services!
"Radio Omnibus" on CD and Digital. Reviews are in, read them here!
From Cherry Red Records (UK): Third Noise Principle: Formative North American Electronica 1975-1984, Excursions in Proto Synth pop, DIY Techno, Noise & Ambient Exploration, Various Artists, 4CD/48pp Bookpack
The third in the ‘Close To The Noise Floor’ early electronica series – exploring the USA and Canada. Journey into the origins of electronica in North America – from early techno and electro to synth-pop, industrial music, ambient soundscapes and noise experiments. Including Unwinding from "Moving Pictures" LP by MW Gilbert
"I find much contemporary and electronic music suffers from a coldness or soullessness; as a result, I have tried to make mine a more human music, a fusion of synthesized, instrumental, and natural sounds. When composing, I electronically orchestrate each piece into a soundscape. The music is not just a simple mixture, but a genuine synthesis of pan-cultural musical styles. Above all, I want to make my music sing!" - MW Gilbert
[Note: this quote was written for the back cover of my first LP "Moving Pictures", in 1979