Pollard/Daniel/Booth – 3


Release data: Pollard/Daniel/Booth – 3 CD-R, English Electronic Music Company, 2010 “3” contains the multi-track recording of the dynamic vintage set played by the trio Brendan Pollard, Michael Daniel and Phil Booth during E-Live 2009, only missing the encore (which will be featured on a forthcoming album). All who were present that day found the three performing musicians in great and inspired spirits. Beautiful vintage…

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Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Time Out of Mind


Release data: Free System Projekt, Brendan Pollard, Hashtronaut – Time Out of Mind CD, Acoustic Wave Records, 2009 Brendan Pollard, Free System Project (aka Ruud Heij and Marcel Engels) and Hashtronaut (aka Michael Daniel) belong to the group of consistent purveyors who keep on investigating and revisiting the realms of vintage electronics as made in the first half of the ‘70’s. “Time Out of Mind”…

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Pollard/Daniel/Booth – September 2009 jams


Release data: Pollard/Daniel/Booth – September 2009 jams CD-R, Private Release, 2009 “September 2009 jams” is a limited edition of 100 copies containing only two tracks. It again makes me wonder what fun these guys must have had as this and other outcomes culminated and evolved in the Brendan’s studio. The over 50 minute “Catalyst” kicks off. It’s a continuous and gradually evolving vintage ride starting…

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Pollard/Daniel/Booth – Pollard/Daniel/Booth


Release data: Pollard/Daniel/Booth – Pollard/Daniel/Booth CD-R/Digital Download, English Electronic Music Company, 2009/2019 Synthesist Brendan Pollard has a great eye for collaborating with fellow musicians who love the sound of vintage gear while pushing the boundaries, such as Free System Project and Javi Canovas. For this project he invited Michael Daniel (aka Hashtronaut) and Phil Booth in his Bedford-based Radial Velocity studio, where they did several…

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Brendan Pollard – Flux Echoes


Release data: Brendan Pollard – Flux Echoes CD, Private Release, 2007 “Flux Echoes”, the second release of Brendan Pollard, premiered at “E-Live 2007”, which again is prove of a solid recording. Fact is, that all who love TD’s great analogue music from the’70 (as heard on “Rubicon”, “Richocet” and “Encore”) will surely get their hands on a copy of “Flux Echoes”. The 70+ minute cd…

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Brendan Pollard – Expansion


Release data: Brendan Pollard – Expansion CD, Private Release, 2005 “Expansion” is the debut cd of Brendan Pollard, one half of the vintage band Rogue Element, which released the much acclaimed album “Premonition” last year. In their music they use the original Tangerine Dream sound effects frame dating from 1975, which now also has been applied in a further improved manner. I even dare say…

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