Category Archives: Updates

Fovea Hex remix

I’ve recorded a remix of Glacial Lake, by Fovea Hex, adding piano, synths and samples to Clodagh Simmonds original voice and harmonium performance, as well as slightly restructuring the track. Fovea Hex are one of my favourite bands ; their … Continue reading

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Karl Hyde Tour 2013

In 2013 I toured with Underworld vocalist Karl Hyde as keyboardist and musical director. The tour was a life-changing whirlwind which started in a club in Brighton and took in performances at venues across Europe, Japan and even the Sydney … Continue reading

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Henry Fool – Men Singing

A rather belated update, the first of several. A few months ago, the second Henry Fool album “Men Singing” was released on Kscope, more than a decade after the band’s debut. Henry Fool is an odd band for me… The … Continue reading

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Karl Hyde live band

Some very exciting news I can announce at last: I’m part of a live band formed by Karl Hyde of Underworld which will be touring this year to promote his first solo album, Edgeland. I met first met Karl in … Continue reading

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Meet the Developers Video Podcast

On October 5th, Brian Eno and I were invited by the Apple to give a talk about our new app Scape at their store on Regent Street, London. This has now been released as a podcast. It’s 45 minutes long, … Continue reading

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Scape for the iPad by Brian Eno and Peter Chilvers

Scape is a new iPad app I’ve been developing with Brian Eno for nearly two years. Although it is a further venture into generative music, it’s very different to our earlier apps, Bloom and Trope. View Scape on the App … Continue reading

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Unworldly

I’ve started a new blog at unworldly.co.uk, focussed on some of the unusual and artistic apps that have been released for the iPhone and iPad over the four years since it started. I’ve realised that recently I’ve been more excited … Continue reading

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“Free” album anniversary / Slow Electric / Letka / Facebook

Ten years ago today, I tried an experiment in viral distribution. I recorded an album, and gave away two CDRs to friends at a gig in Canada. Each bore the instructions that in return for getting the album for free, … Continue reading

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Letka Album with guest appearance from Brian Eno

After a long incubation period, I’m pleased to announce a new album from Letka, a project with Irish vocalist Sandra O’Neill. Here’s the press the release: “From the opening Beyond the Fold, featuring backing vocals and production from Brian Eno, … Continue reading

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Piano Album on iTunes

‘Piano’, my imaginatively titled album of solo piano improvisations from 2006 is now available from iTunes. The album was inspired by the ECM solo piano albums from Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock that began appearing in the early … Continue reading

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