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Soundtrack & Video for Secret City’s latest project Roots and Seeds

December 5, 2012 – 11:50 |

Have had the pleasure of working with pioneering community arts organisation Secret City Arts recently. This time it was for their Roots & Seeds project which explored the themes of putting down roots, being uprooted & seeking asylum with a wide range of participants from Tame Valley primary school.

Dj Narrative Prequel Album of Early Remixes for Gaza Save the Children Fund

November 22, 2012 – 18:38 |

Very pleased to announce that the aforementioned album of remixes is now finished and available as a free download from Thursday 22nd November 2012 (albeit in a different form than the one i was anticipating!)

Life on the Narrowboat Part Two

October 29, 2012 – 15:59 | 2 Comments

Part of the reason for no content on the site is the site going down. Something to do with the database, and still a few glitches to work out but have reset it a stable order which seems to have made it work properly although the images dont centre align and seem to have lost all the facebook likes & a lots of thumbnails….

Marc Reck feat Method Man & Redman – How High (Dj Narrative Remix)

July 24, 2012 – 12:15 |
Marc Reck feat Method Man & Redman – How High (Dj Narrative Remix)

Had a go at a glitch hop track at the end of 2011 inspired by listening to some opiou & of course Tipper, and here’e the result up for free download.

Audio Soundtrack for Secret City Markets Project

May 20, 2012 – 16:14 |

I’ve had a fair bit of audio editing and soundtrack for community projects work over the last 12 months but havent been posting much of it. This recent one for Secret City arts was one where i learnt a lot about the history of our markets so thought it’d be a good one to share.

Dj Narrative album of remixes forthcoming as free download

March 9, 2012 – 13:38 | 2 Comments

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I’ve been working on an album of remixes recently, which will be made up of tracks from the last few years which i’m looking to put out as free downloads to all newsletter subscribers.

I’m still …

Gigs with the Nextmen & a new dog

February 24, 2012 – 15:01 | 2 Comments

Haven’t posted all year so just thought id drop a quick update as the last one is the gig for new years eve! > which was a massive celebration and a magical gig, so real credit to all involved from start to finish…

We also got a rescue dog called Lucy Lurcher who’s proved herself to be pretty creative too :)

Back online & how to download the back catalogue

June 21, 2011 – 17:14 |

After a few months offline i’ve finally found the cause of the error logs (which was down to a plugin conflict) and we seem to be up and running again just in time for the summer solstice \o/…

May 2011 – Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

May 27, 2011 – 18:31 |

May started and finished in two very different points, and bought about the aforementioned difficult choice, illustrated by this nice drawing that google has bought up, so for the benefit of my blog diary here’s the may drafts all in one suitably over-sized post…

Marc Reck & MIA – Paper Planes (Reckorder Remix)

May 15, 2011 – 15:49 | One Comment

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Been learning a lot about production recently and thought id have a go at producing a remix of M.I.A‘s Paper Planes track. Pretty pleased with how it turned out so thought id post it to …

New Slamboree Video, Radio Show & Free Download

April 9, 2011 – 12:16 |

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At our debut gig, two very talented individuals going by the names of Gregory Maximus Steel & Lkewis Hackett shot some footage, which has now been edited by the multi talented Acclaudian (who features in …

Free download from our new Slamboree band

March 23, 2011 – 16:46 |

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Here’s our first free download from our new Slamboree band! A breaks remix of Prokofiev. Its hosted on Freear’s site til we get a premium account, but we’ll be posting all future tracks on our …

The Road to Slamboree – Our New Live Band

March 20, 2011 – 15:19 | 2 Comments

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Over the last few weeks i’ve been working with the very talented Freear on our aforementioned musical collaboration, and it’s resulted in a brand new live band called Slamboree!
I should make clear that the road …

Musical collaborations for 2011

January 14, 2011 – 18:13 |

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I’ve been taking 6/12 months off to get some groundwork done, so i can really concentrate on my music and djing in 2011, and i’m pleased to say there’s already 3 collaborations on the horizon, …

Providing the soundtrack for Edirol/Roland stand at Plaza 2010!

October 3, 2010 – 14:02 |

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I wrote a track called Drop Beats Not Bombs in around 2007. It was the first breaks track i felt happy with & was intended for 2 gigs – One for the night itself where …

Festival Track for Black Country Events Partnership DVD – May 2008

June 1, 2010 – 17:59 |

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So this was my first commission as Reckorder Productions and came thanks to Anne Marie Pope in her role for Black Country Festival & Events. The brief  was to write a track that could be …

2008 – A (sort of) round up of last year..

January 4, 2009 – 15:46 |

or as much as i can remember off the top of my head anyway!..Don’t normally do these, but it feels a good thing for me to do as they say it’s always good to see where you’ve been before deciding where you are going to go…

Finished with the War – Dance on Film Soundtrack for New Vibes 2008

July 9, 2008 – 16:24 | One Comment

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So this thursday is the screening of the Finished with the War Piece as part of this years “New Vibes”.  It’s a dance on film piece choreographed by Lucy Nicholls, directed by Liam D’Authereau, with …

In the Studio

May 31, 2008 – 16:17 |
In the Studio

This week its been all about Cubase and this Dvd track. Its going well, and i’ve learnt how to link up parts of my studio i never even new existed, but its been long long days!..

The Reckorder Album

May 17, 2008 – 15:08 |
The Reckorder Album

Ok, so this reckorder thing is something i seemed to have babbled on about a bit, and i still havent launched the website. No matter, though as i’ve started sketching out…

Music Commissions

May 15, 2008 – 14:04 |
Music Commissions

Ah with all the promoting “stuff” yesterday i forgot to report my first two music commissions! I’ve been writing music for quite a few years now, and this is the first time i’ve been commissioned to produce something from scratch at least!…

Dex n Vox n Flute

September 6, 2007 – 17:56 |

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Today was the first studio session with the multi talented vocalist and flute player Amrita who we saw perform at the Rainbow last night.

Was great to have the opportunity to record some quality vocals, and …

My music & dream set

August 11, 2007 – 15:49 |

Is coming along really well it has to be said…The standard i have for anything i would put around for general hearing, is just as high as any records i would buy as a dj, so in my head at least, when it does come together it will be on the level.

Also important to me is write a range of music, and not just breaks tracks. I have one acoustic instrumental with a few words, one almost finished breaks track, with drop beats not bombs mix, a dubby track and then a well produced but early in the arrangement breaks number…

The Pink Wigs, Marc Reck & Vj Chromatouch at New vibes 2007

July 10, 2007 – 18:31 |

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…performed the 10 minute version of our peace not war at dropbeatnotbombs set, at the creative festival type thing in a warehouse last night.. Apparently they were amazing, and the whole thing went down really …