Jude Gwynaire

The music of musician, composer and writer, Jude Gwynaire, draws on his many interests and influences to create new and diverse instrumental soundscapes that span the genres of Electronica, Ambient, New Age, Folk and Rock.

Jude was born in the UK and lives in Suffolk, where he combines a love of writing with that of music and composing. Drawing inspiration from history, folklore, and the natural world, Jude has written science-fiction and fantasy stories for children and adults.

As a self-taught musician, working from his own studio at the peripheries of the industry (Slate Bird Studios), Jude has been able to pursue his passion for music free from constraint, and indulge in an atmosphere of unbridled creativity. By embracing the Internet as a means of promotion, his maverick approach has enabled him to reach an audience through channels other than mainstream.

Current favourite groups/artists include: Ozric Tentacles, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Sun Ra, Boards of Canada, Kate Bush, Genesis, Gordon Giltrap, Mike Oldfield, Medwyn Goodall, Jethro Tull, Incredible String Band, Bert Jansch, Van der Graaf Generator, Yo La Tengo, Joni Mitchell, Death In Vegas, King Crimson, Hawkwind, Jefferson Airplane, Beach Boys, Monkees, Fifth Dimension, Tim Buckley, Spirit, CSNY, Nazz, David Holmes, Eno, America, Sparks, Velvet Underground, Brian Wilson, Doors, Miles Davis, Frank Zappa, Japan, Captain Beefheart, Pere Ubu, Talking Heads, John Foxx, Roy Wood, Peter Gabriel, Donovan, The Cure, Teardrop Explodes, Hendrix, Yes, Byrds, Suede, Bowie, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin, Dylan Brightey, Hugh Masekela, Santana, Angels of Death Metal, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Traffic, Echo and the Bunnymen, Love, Iron Butterfly, Cowsills, Bo Hansson, Can, Air, Herb Albert, Pentangle, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan, Steve Reich, Lalo Schifrin, Cardiacs, Shawn Phillips, Martin Denny.

Favourite films/series: Bladerunner, The Village, Sunshine, The Wicker Man, Point Break, Heat, Star Wars, Absentia, LA Confidential, Eraserhead, Barton Fink, Dirty Harry, The Good,The Bad and the Ugly, The Grey, Easy Rider, The Man Who Wasn't There, Harry In Your Pocket, Watchmen, Cable Guy, Interstellar, The Shuttered Room, Limitless, Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush, Adjustment Bureau, Elysium, The Awakening, The Railway Children, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Carnival of Souls, The Umbrella Academy.

Favourite books: Le Grand Meaulnes (Alain-Fournier), All Hallow's Eve (Charles Williams), The Magic Toyshop (Angela Carter), 11/22/63 (Stephen King).

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my album 'Music From Slate Bird'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'Heliopolis - City of the Gods'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'The Swordfish'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'Fingal's Cave'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'Blue-Eyed Girl From Kilkenny'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'Inanna, Queen of Heaven'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'The Orb Forest Pt. 3'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'UZone-25 (White Light Mix)'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'King Sol and the Merwoman'.

Click here to view my interview with Skopemag, talking about my single 'Big Sky Ocean'.

Click here to view development information about my son's, first-person point-and-click computer game, 'Neyyah'.

Click here to view the video for my ambient composition 'Magic Lanterns'.
 

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