Supposing, for instance, that the fundamental relations of pitched sounds in the science of harmony and of musical composition were susceptible of such expression and adaptations, the engine might compose elaborate and scientific pieces of music of any degree of complexity or extent.

Ada Lovelace 1843

“What we can’t do ourselves will be done by machines and electrical instruments which we will invent.”

John Cage 1939

“I still can’t see why people listen, instead of doing it themselves”

The Soft Machine – Volume Two 1969

“It was easy, it was cheap – go and do it!”

Desperate Bicycles 1977

“I clicked some buttons on the computer and this came out…”

Duncan Moran 2009




Why not make your own noise? This is with Audulus




Some of my noises…

This once connected to my now deleted SoundCloud account but with their decline into a commercial streaming/Twitter funded business the noises are now hosted here.

Assorted random noises 2000 – 2018

Ellington Mash Down

Slow 1

Slow 1.1

Slow 1.2

Slow 2


Something I Forgot To Say While You Were Not Listening

(extract from) Mr S Comes For Tea


Sarah Laughing (in 1968)

Alison Sleeping (in 1968)

Madeleine Dancing (in 1968)

Cycle Ballet Tandem

(The endless) Loop (part 27)

(The endless) Loop (part 39)

(The endless) Loop (part 43)


Moving toward the sound of the other hand clapping


Theme for the Northern College of Non-Music

Test 7-24.18#B

Purple Shift