Roy Estel Hughes 6


78748 US   Jan 2007  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Radiohead, Nils Frahm, Peter Hammill, Peter Broderick, John Lennon, E.L.P., E.S.T., Michael Franti and Spearhead, Rattletree Marimba, Metric, Daft Punk, The Doors, Wendy Carlos, Keith Jarrett, Steve Winwood, Bjork, Shannon Wright, Tom Waits, Mono, Peter Gabriel, Oceansize, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Beethoven, Bach, Phillip Glass, Brian Eno, Haushka, Pink Floyd, Laurie Spiegel, Bill Evans... etc

This is my 14th year doing FAWM. That amounts to 196 songs if I were to meet the goal of 14 somethings every year... A couple of the years I believe I missed the goal of 14, but other years I more than made up for it. Not that I'm counting...

I just want to express that this time of year is always tremendously inspiring and I think it easily trickles out of February and fuels me for much of the rest of the year, in one way or another.

I look forward to this every year!

Thanks Burr Settles, for creating an inviting and inspiring site for artists the world over to share their quickly created inventions!

My goal this year is to produce a lot of improvised piano, but also some modular synthesizer excursions, semi-orchestral experiments, and so on. I will probably put a lot of the more electronic stuff i produce out on my @teslator or @nictesla fawm accounts.

I wish all of you fawmers, old and new, the very best experience here! Make sounds! Make Music! I look forward to hearing it all!


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  • @audrey  Mar 4

    Thank you for the kind words about "Choir's Back". They're appreciated.

  • @cts  Feb 28

    Are you still on the boards at the moment?

  • @berni1954  Feb 27

    Glad you liked my "Greatest Fear" song.
    "Amazed at how easy it seems for you to have written such great lyrics so quickly."

    Thanks.... but it helps to have been writing songs for 52 years and also to have often worked to a deadline in my old theatre days in which I often had to come up with half a musical over a weekend 😁

  • @sirius Feb 27

    Thank you for your kind comments, greetings to your cat! =^.^=
    Sorry to hear about the winter storm and power outage. We've had very low temperatures and some snow here, but nothing like you. I hope everything is back to normal now, or will soon be. <3

  • @standup  Feb 11

    The 2hp module is “ARP” and I had just got it that day. I put it in my rig, and what I wanted to try first was feeding the CV of a slowly-changing note to the ARP so it would ARP on each of those notes as it came in. Moog says the output I was using sends “audio or CV”, and I guess it was sending audio, not CV. So more experimentation needed. I’m sure there’s nothing wrong with the 2hp module.

  • @cts  Feb 8


  • @berni1954  Feb 4

    Glad you liked me and Doug's 30s pastiche (Nothing but Deluxe)

  • @itoarazi Feb 2

    Hello, Roy!! I look forward to your sounds once again!

  • @jinx  Feb 1

    Hey Roy, happy FAWM!

  • @caterwauler Jan 29

    Thanks, Roy! Always happy to hear from you. Wishing you a wonderful FAWM. 😀

  • @pipewrench67  Jan 27

    Hey, looking forward to some ivory entanglements

  • @sapient  Jan 26

    And you too! Here's wishing you a successful FAWM! 😁

  • @tcelliott  Jan 25

    Hello.. Thanks for dropping by. Are we both class of 2008 ers? That's a long time of fawming together. Here's to another great year.

  • @audrey  Jan 25

    Hope you have a great FAWM 2021! I think a lot of us need this this year. I look forward to hearing your new music.

  • @cts  Jan 24

    I'm working on trying to get some gear together so that I can record. If I am able to do so, maybe we could make a collab happen.

  • @cts  Jan 20

    Welcome back, my man. All the best to you as well!