Monthly Archives: June 2014

“No vestige of a beginning, – no prospect of an end.”

This describes last week very well as the organisation, recording and performance of Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas came to fruition. Little did I know where the creative journey would take me when I read John Hutton’s quote in the … Continue reading

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Online promotion over, now it is your turn

The Indiegogo site is showing the project but it is no longer taking contributions (just send digital cash via PayPal to music@prbp.co.uk and it will still get through).  This form of promotion is over but your contributions to how the … Continue reading

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12 hours to go or !@ ˙ø¨®ß †ø ©ø

In 12 hours, or at 7am Greenwich Mean Time (8am British Summer Time) the crowd funding experiment with Indiegogo will have elapsed. If you still want to contribute but have just been putting it off until the right time; now … Continue reading

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Wetherspoon world premiere – 5 days to go

  One hour of percussion music – Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas written by composer and percussionist Peter Birkby.  8 instrumentalists, over 60 percussion instruments and a musical mix of drum ‘n timpani, latin, contemporary, jazz and classical all on … Continue reading

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Countdown 6-4-3

  6 days to go to the world premiere – 26th June 2014, 7 to 8pm at the Joseph Bramah, 15 Market Hill, Barnsley, S70 2PX . 4 days for anyone to contribute and get a ‘perk’ on the crowd … Continue reading

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Seven days

  In just seven days time it will be here – driving to the studio, setting up of equipment, rehearsals and recording, takes and ‘just one more take’, moving equipment and setting up again, the time when nothing more can … Continue reading

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Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas – the instrumentalists

The featured part of drum kit in Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas will be premiered by Peter Fairclough supported by the Mixed Metals Percussion Ensemble under the direction of founder Steve Kohut. Peter Fairclough Peter studied drums and percussion at … Continue reading

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