Wednesday, 30 September 2009
Had a great day today recording a new song for my second album. I now have a track list for the album - only 8 tracks - one ambient one and 2 v long ones. Kev in the studio - he played drums and produced the song today: Awesome producer. Here is a seriously rough mix of what we've been working on today, warning features electric guitar, bass and drums : Draw Ruff1 by mattstevensguitar Let me know what you think....(comments welcome!!) On saturday I'm playing here, the first online ustream festival, me and Kev are going to do Snow parts one, two and three: A virtual online festival - many acts via ustream from all over the world. VSV Virtual Venue is http://vsv.kybermusik.net VSV Bill of Artists/Running Order This schedule is subject to change. Note that performance slots will be 25 minutes each, with 5 minutes changeover time/commentary added after each slot. All times in UTC. 17:00 - Jim Goodin/Ray Istorico - USA/Peter Thörn - Sweden 17:30 - Rainer Straschill "plus" (Moinsound) - Germany * 18:00 - David Cooper Orton - United Kingdom 18:30 - Steve Moyes/Agnes Hay - England * 19:00 - Jeff Duke - USA 19:30 - Flying Dream - Spain * 20:00 - Jean-Paul De Roover - Canada 20:30 - Fabio Anile/Xavier Plagaro Mussard - Italy * 21:00 - Matt Stevens with Kevin Feazey - United Kingdom(perfroming snow 1, 2 and 3) (acts marked with an asterisk are those including a dedicated video artist). Special video contribution by Emile Tobenfeld aka Dr T http://www.foryourhead.com/ All times UTC, see converter for your local times: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html Or see the UTC event clock on the Myspace page: http://www.myspace.com/vsvfestival Take it easy - see you saturday MS
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
Its been a while since i've blogged or even done much music(busy busy on other stuff sadly but it means i can afford to do music and keep a roof over our heads!!).
This is Adrian Belew - a big inspiration - hes played with loads of people and an amazing talent,
On October the 3rd at 6.15pm I'm playing the Virtual Sound and Vision Festival in a duo with Kevin Feazey playing the music for my second album and some improvisations, I'll be on Guitars, loops and synths w/Kev on bass,synths and xylophone. Can't wait to play the new stuff to you guys. The Virtual Sound and vision festival is an online festival and you can watch it at the VSVF website here.
Preliminary Bill of Artists/Running Order
Note that performance slots will be 40 minutes each, with 5 minutes changeover time/commentary added after each slot. All times in UTC.
16:00 - Jim Goodin
16:45 - Stepthen Moyes/Agnes Hays *
17:30 - Moinsound *
18:15 - Matt Stevens
19:00 - Flying Dream *
19:45 - Jean-Paul De Roover
20:30 - David Cooper Orton
21:15 - Fabio Anile/Xavier Mussard *
22:00 - Jeff Duke
(acts marked with an asterisk are those including a dedicated video artist).
Special video contribution by Emile Tobenfeld aka Dr T
I'm also playing in Spratton Kings head 10th october at with the open mic and loads of others and I've confirmed some more gigs for next year.
I've been watching those Beatles Documentarys and do you ever wonder what the beatles would have done with todays technology?