Chantilly Codex

Fourteenth century France was a place of radical musical developments, particularly in rhythmic structures, polyphony and notation systems. The greatest testament to this style is the Chantilly Codex, a book of music by French and Italian ‘Ars Subtilior’ composers featuring … Continued

Below the Blue Whale

This new duo play improvised compositions using prepared piano – bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – filtered through live electronics. Their debut album, ‘Below the Blue Whale’, is out now in digital form on the Loop Collective label. Buy it … Continued

Fred Thomas Jazz Trio

This trio produced sounds that were a synthesis of Fred’s compositions and free improv, exploring those made possible by delving into the bowels of a grand piano – using bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – and uniting … Continued

Barney Keen

Fred and Barney have collaborated on each other’s songs since 2009. flyingibex.bombshop.org   Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an … Continued

Ayahuasca Tango

Fred arranges traditional tangos for Madrid-based Tango Orchestra, Ayahuasca Tango. www.ayahuascatango.org [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp_a2eCcU8w&feature=related[/youtube] Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown … Continued

Music for Film

  Stevie Parle’s Dock Kitchen: music by Fred Thomas   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HT_sJfTQuBU[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmU5tpzU-Ic[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JOSwgfh-Tk[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtyGWV7genk[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqjT0zUi1k8[/youtube]   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0_6SfruFyg[/youtube]   Nicolas Sarkozy: music by Fly Agaric [youtube]www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg1Cda8wN40&feature=plcp[/youtube]   Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and … Continued