Cooking Up A Musical Storm

5 Jun
Fresh ideas

Fresh ideas: Shaun Dowse in his home studio in Kilwinning

Producer mixes music and recipes

by Ross Dunn of Irvine Herald – 31st May 2013

Music and food are often heralded as the two most sensory delights known to man – but could the two possibly work together?

Kilwinning-based producer Shaun Dowse is attempting to combine the two with his new archive label – Flyin’ Saucepan – by providing unique recipes with each music purchase. Shaun, 35, told the Herald: “The label was set up for all of the old material and spare tracks that have never really had a home before. I chose the name after using saucepans as percussion and thought it was only right to take it that bit further and include some recipes too – it’s something a wee bit different!”

Remastered and released from his home studio in Kilwinning, the Flyin’ Saucepan label specialises in electronic music stretching back to the 90s, cataloguing demos and experiments from some of Scotland’s best underground electronic wizards. Shaun has been through the mill as a producer, with plenty of experiments of his own not living up to his own expectations.

“A few years ago, I bought the rights to release a track by Grand National, who at the time were signed to Rob da Bank’s label. To say the least it was an incredibly expensive mistake and we never really recouped the costs. I guess it was just one of those learning curves though and we draw a line under it and move on.”

Now changing the way he thinks about producing tracks, Shaun insists he’s enjoying the fun side of music again.

“The previous label that I released stuff on was a bit moody so this is really refreshing and an excercise in categorisation, purging myself of the bad music which has been sitting around on my many hard drives for far too long and in the process, finding a place for the good stuff. This is just a really fun way of releasing and producing music.”

As for Shaun’s solo material under the Voltergeist moniker, he’s busy working on new material for 2014, which will be released on a new sister label to Flyin’ Saucepan.

Shaun added: “Flyin’ Saucepan is a label for the global recession. Everything’s £1 directly from the Bandcamp store. Be it individual tracks or the entire release.”

To find out more about Shaun’s label or to hear some tracks, head over to www.facebook.com/flyinsaucepan

Flyin' Saucepan article in the local paper (Ross Dunn: Irvine Herald 31st May 2013).

Flyin’ Saucepan article in the local paper (Ross Dunn: Irvine Herald 31st May 2013).

Advertisements

One Response to “Cooking Up A Musical Storm”

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Flyin’ Saucepan: In Yer Local Paper! | Flyin' Saucepan - June 5, 2013

    […] ← Galaxis Quench: Rescuing The Masters Cooking Up A Musical Storm → […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Panda Music Live

Reviews, stories and opinions from a Panda

MESSIN AROUND

Rambling Non Sequiturs of a Hyperactive Mind

Fire and Air

Babblings of interest -- to me, that is

Our Humble Opinions

Our Views on Current and Interesting Issues...

Bees Make Honey Creative Community

A social enterprise & information co-operative for the creative community

Loud Life Scene

The finest in underground, music industry & beyond

TheLiquidStore

Blogging about music and other stuff.

Fuxxwiddit

Electronic Music Blog

Sound of Delirium

Music blog: features, interviews, reviews, recommendations and so on...

MIDNIGHT RAVER

ROOTS/REGGAE/DUB/CULTURE

DTF MAG

Deeper Than Fabrics

Flyin' Saucepan

Chuck it out? Chuck it in!

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: