Murder and Parliament by Murder and Parliament This is where the album started. Firecracker was one of a set of string quartet pieces I wrote that also included Grey Malkin, a version of Embers and a piece called Slow Burn …..
Murder and Parliament by Murder and Parliament I do love a happy accident. Kettle and Cauldron was my first attempt at composing for a harp. I did not know what i was doing, and I didn’t know any harp players …..
Murder and Parliament by Murder and Parliament This one’s proper metal. It’s all tritones and distorted bass and thrash metal solos, and pounding drums. It didn’t start out like that. Grey Malkin was written at the same time as Firecracker …..
Murder and Parliament by Murder and Parliament Crookedness is as old as A Scattering and, unusually for something intended to be played on rock instruments, I started with the written score. The main sections make me think of Iron Maiden …..
Here’s another review. As far as I can work out, it’s positive!
Murder and Parliament has been reviewed a number of times, mostly positively. Inevitably a couple of reviews have not liked it, but that’s cool. It would be odd if everyone liked the same music. Pleasingly no-one has been unfair, which …..
Murder and Parliament by Murder and Parliament A Scattering had the working title of Sleight of Hand for about twelve years. It’s been hanging around on various hard drives for at least that long. Structurally, it’s something like ABCA. The …..