Tilt-shift video of kites on Parliament Hill with moody soundtrack

Some time ago I made a short video of kites being flown at sunset on Parliament Hill at Hampstead Heath, London, then processed the video using a tilt-shift app on my iPhone. Subsequently I decided to write a moody little soundtrack to go with the video using the Sculpture physical…

Time-lapse film of spider plant flower with ethereal soundtrack

My spider plants (chlorophytum comosum) grow new flowers each day which only last for a few hours. Yesterday morning I happened to notice that a new flower was about to bloom, so I thought this would be a good opportunity to try out the time-lapse mode on my iPhone's camera…

Making a short sci-fi film and composing the soundtrack for it

Earlier this year, I was invited to join a group who had decided to enter the SCI-FI-LONDON 48 Hour Film Challenge which, as the name suggests, requires you to make a science-fiction film from scratch within 48 hours during a weekend. As you can probably imagine, this is indeed very…

Arturia MicroBrute and MicroBrute SE monophonic analogue synthesizers

When Arturia brought out the monophonic analogue synthesizer known as the MiniBrute with its relatively unusual and quite aggressive Steiner-Parker filter, punchy envelope generator, and surprisingly wide range of other exciting noise-sculpting possibilities, I was very tempted to buy one but somehow managed to resist. Then the MicroBrute came out…

Emerging from the formless void...

What was previously my own electronic music project Dicepeople has now grown into an exciting audiovisual collaboration with the talented and enthusiastic Rafael Filomeno. Our first performance together with music and visuals is happening this Friday 6th September at The Nest in Dalston, London. If you're in London and free…

Warpvision - (Motion)

"Warpvision presents an Artificial Intelligence video - (Motion) - electronic listening music for the eyes" I was lucky enough to see Warpvision's fantastic "(Motion)" at its launch party at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in 1994 and I've loved it ever since. Sadly Warp have never released it on DVD…

Exhibition of my photos at Oliver's Village Cafe

Following the success of my solo exhibition at Cafe Seventy Nine in Primrose Hill last year, an exhibition of my photos is now on at Oliver's Village Cafe, Belsize, London. All prints are pure iPhoneography/mobile photography. If you're in the area during August then check it out! They serve…

Matt Brock: iPhoneography @ Cafe Seventy Nine

For six weeks I am exhibiting my iPhone photography in Cafe Seventy Nine in Primrose Hill, London. It’s a great space so go along and check it out! There are prints and books of my work for sale there. They also serve great coffee and tea and delicious vegetarian…

A Beginner’s Guide to iPhone Photography

I've written an article for Digital Photographer magazine called A Beginner’s Guide to iPhone Photography, which will hopefully come in useful for all you budding iPhoneographers out there. There's a link to Part 2 at the bottom of Part 1. Enjoy!…