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Ye gods, I’ve just uncovered a motherload of Soft Bullets (and Air Traffic) T shirts, CDs and Vinyl in my parents basement!

Suppose I should probably get the SB stuff up on here again…

Alright, world. I’ll level with you. Things have well and truly been on hold for nearly a year.

Dan and I have had other projects that have demanded our attention – I’ve been touring with my uncle (singer songwriter in Ireland) to get a taste of something different, and Dan has written and released an album of his own material under his alter ego, Sea Level.

It’s been so long since I logged in to post here, that I’d forgotten how to do so. The shame of it…

But I think it might be time to take back ownership of Soft Bullets before it becomes one of those dusty corners of the internet that you occasionally find yourself lost in at 3am.

I’m sorry, we don’t have any tasties to throw down at the moment – we didn’t finish what we were working on in Wales and nothing else is really in presentable form right now. I just wanted to stoke the fire, for my own sake really. I don’t like seeing this place so quiet.

My phone, which isn’t exactly brand new, has a 1.6gHz dual core processor, 1gb of RAM and a decent enough amount of flash memory. On paper, it’s as good as my old macbook.

It also has a decent size screen, a physical interface, wireless connectivity and an audio socket.

Here’s my burning question: how much longer do I have to wait for someone to develop a sampler/plugin-player OS for this device???

Most of my piano sample libraries are smaller than 20gb (except maybe the full 7CG) and I’ve run them on lower spec’d computers. You can expand flash memory, anyway.

As well as being comparable to a laptop, it’s an order of magnitude more powerful than my (still often used) akai s1000. Midi could be implemented over WiFi. I wouldn’t even be surprised if t he radio circuitry could be coerced into broadcasting the output like a wireless mic. But even if not, there is a mini jack socket (which is also an input, for recording your own samples).

I don’t think I want to try building an OS, but I’m curious to know if there is a good reason why it can’t be done.

Seagulls are bastards. But they just woke me from some seriously troubled dreams, so for that I’m grateful.

Thanks, you bastards.

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So I find myself house sitting in Clapham and being reminded of all the reasons not to move to London.

Here’s one: A travel card costs £8.40 now.

Sorry it’s been a bit quiet around here lately. We’re not dead and neither is Soft Bullets, we’re just working on a way to make things work. Work workity work work.

I’m moving back to London very shortly and if all goes to plan we have a few tracks in the pipeline, very close to completion, which we’d like to share with you asap.

In the meantime, we’ll make an effort to blog more often and keep this site alive. Actually, I’d really like to redesign it sometime soon, too.

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Thought I’d share some photos from my Atlantic crossing with you.

There were way too many to fit in a post, so I’ve tried to trim the herd and keep it brief.

I’ve also included barely anything from South Africa or Brazil, and nothing of St. Helena (which was a complete mind trip!). This is mostly just the sailing:

Leaving Cape town

Leaving Cape Town

Days and days like this

Days and days like this

Continue reading…

Argh!

Ok, it may have taken me well over a week but I’ve made five of these and I’m pretty happy with how they’ve turned out…

Everything, even the case, was made from scratch :|

What do you think?

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Final prototype of a pop up robot. Just an attempt to get a promo CD noticed by radio DJs in lieu of having an actual professional do it. Which would be better.

Now to make a background of burning buildings. And maybe equip with flickering leds.

Oh, and turn it into a CD case :/

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Despite my grumbling on twitter, today’s to do list is looking mercifully fulfilled:

1. Complete tax return. Complete tax return

2. Write grovelling, pleading letter to the HMRC begging them to withdraw £100 fine for being late.

3. Get back to designing a pop up robot.

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