The sLog

Glasgow 3

I don’t mind getting to the airport early, it gives me a chance to reflect a bit on the trip that is ending, and people watch….

The past 2 days were both enjoyable and productive. Thursday was spent in talking/coffee drinking about the piece. The question remains how much does Nick capture of me, and how much does he contribute of his own source material. How do we make things […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Norman Adams|0 Comments

Glasgow 2

The past two days have been fascinating. Nick and I continue to confront questions about our piece and imagine new possibilities!

Each day we play together, drink coffee and talk. Plus there are field trips! Yesterday we ventured to the U of Glasgow recording studio to capture the decay time of the vibrations of my cello (Nick is using the sound file as a reverb in his patch. He can […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Improvisation, Norman Adams, touring|0 Comments

Glasgow 1

I have arrived and am a couple of days into work with Nick Fells. We started with a walk around west end Glasgow, getting the lay of the land, discussing the big picture of the piece and just getting to know each other a bit. Then we went directly into improvising together. I on cello and Nick processing, looping and diffusing me into 8 small speakers using an old […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Improvisation, Norman Adams|0 Comments

Lessons of the Semi-Tone Modulation

Day one of a super sweet gig in  Kingston is done! I love my summer life in Charlottetown, it’s true. The cycling, tearing through the woods, spinning along the water, the bike riding, bikes, the rides. Oh yeah, and our great life there, and the job that Sue and I do to support all that….. The Charlottetown Festival. A big part of that great life, maybe the biggest part, […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments