An update

Ok brace yourselves, this could be a long one. You may have noticed that there have been a few changes around the site and on various social media channels. That’s to go with the changes that there have been behind the scenes which I’ll try to explain here. Without going in to any ridiculous details, the “band”, if you could… Read more →

Xbox 360 Control pad + Ableton Live with Pure Data

As some of you may know, I created an interface using GlovePIE so that I could use an Xbox 360 control pad with Ableton Live in live sets. However when I upgraded to Windows 8 a little while back, the solution didn’t work so well so I’ve been looking for a new way to do the same thing ever since. Happily, as you can see from the video bellow, I’ve managed to create something very similar with Pure Data so I thought that I would share the results.
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The Bring Back Big Beat Mix

I joined Half Decent on his radio show, which goes out between 12 and 2 on Sundays on Destiny 105.1 FM. He asked me to put together a mix so I came up with this. It came out pretty good. Tracklist: Gun (Tiger Mendoza remix)by Chvrches Not Another Drugstore (Planet Nine Mix) by The Chemical Brothers Renegade Master (Fatboy Slim… Read more →

Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)? (For Tom O’Brien)

This year I’ve been lucky enough to be asked to be a party DJ for Helena and Dan’s weddings and a close family friend’s birthday. Unfortunately Tom O’Brien passed away before I got the chance to DJ at his 70th birthday but I know that this was one of his favourite songs and would have definitely been on the playlist. It would mean a lot to me if could have a listen, maybe smile and share it with friends and, if you want to, send a few pennies to I’m sure that they would appreciate it.

Cheers, Ian