No No No Vember

A collage of some of the best bits of trawling radio stations all in one day in November  2018 from the mid west and southern USA using the app Radio Garden. This piece contains the core of what developed into the track Things Getting’ Rough on the album Studio 59.…

Every Cliché

Every Cliché by Funki Porcini This sound movie has a narrative running through it but everybody sees a different story. For me it is the story of a teenager in the Midwest of America who loves his car and the freedom it brings him. He later in life becomes a…

The Mulberry Files

This album was made at 5 Mulberry Walk in London where I was staying for a few years before the house was sold. It was the house that Beatrix Miller the editor of Vogue lived in from the 1960s until she died in 2014. The house had also been owned…

9LAZY9

Before Funki Porcini there was 9Lazy9, a collaboration started in Rome with Keir Fraser. Keir had come to Rome and we started a recording studio and making music. The name came from a paper napkin from an American eatery  that had many different Texas ranch names and their cattle brands…

City

  City began as a project in 2009. I had come up with an idea for interactive cinema on a grand scale. Cinema as we know it seemed so twentieth century and I thought it would be fun to ramp it up a little. The idea was to immerse the…

Conservative Apocalypse

Made as a complete album rather than a collection of tracks, Conservative Apocalypse is a journey through the subconscious. I have experimented with augmenting recorded sound with electronic instruments to give atmosphere to commonplace situations, and originally  the record was to be entitled Augmented Aurality. However due to the appalling…

Rising From The Red Sand

My first release was this track from a cassette tape compilation called Rising From The Red Sand on Third Mind records. The piece was made from some recordings I had made in San Francisco in 1981 using home made instruments and a saxophone. Then re-worked in England adding an EMS…

Attendre Choses

This video was made after watching  Louis Malle's brilliant film Un Feu Follet. The main character having come out of rehab for alcoholism is confronted by the uselessness of life and eventually commits suicide. In a scene where he is walking with a friend, he is explaining the state of…

Strange Tales

Eight years ago I was inspired after watching the films of Run Wrake to make some animation that utilized images from the Ladybird book series. With no script or storyboard, I had no idea what the characters were saying when their lips moved, and had no idea what it was…

The 7″ Single

       Conservative Apocalypse by Funki Porcini Conservative Apocalypse by Funki Porcini Very Limited Edition 7" only a few available. First release from Uterus Goldmine! Release date 07.07.2016 Price: £10 P&P £5 pre order fp@funkiporcini.net