James Shuttleworth

I describe most of what I do as "music to walk by". I love the way having certain pieces of music playing as I walk around changes my perception of my surroundings, and my work is mostly an effort to consciously pick the flavour of experience. City centres can seem peaceful; a dark underpass can feel comforting; fields and trees can be disturbing.

Too beautiful for words

Slow and warm electronica.

[ tags: bass beautiful words ] [ genres: electronic *none* ] [ info: 3:40 mp3 ccbysa2.0 ]

Dark in Here

Theremins, synths, a double bass and a shuffly beat.

[ tags: bass theremin ] [ genres: *none* *none* ] [ info: 2:56 mp3 ccbysa2.0 ]

Creamcheese

Being happy when things fall apart. Smile when you're broken.

[ tags: ] [ genres: *none* *none* ] [ info: mp3 ccbysa2.0 ]

Yet another

don't know how to describe this. It starts with hard metallic beats but quickly breaks into something much softer and cheekier.

[ tags: fun jolly cream cheese ] [ genres: *none* *none* ] [ info: 2:20 mp3 ccbysa2.0 ]

All the Trips

"kinky-noir"

[ tags: piano kinky noir ] [ genres: *none* *none* ] [ info: 2:40 mp3 ccbysa2.0 ]

James Shuttleworth is a lecturer at Coventry University in the UK. He has been making noises with his computer for over a decade, although it's only been in the last year or so that he's had the guts to put forward the possibility that the noises he makes could be described as music by generous listeners.

James feels very uncomfortable writing about himself in the third person.


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