Our Music Projects

This is our music projects page where we post the latest songs performed, produced, composed and/or recorded by students and teachers at Twang Music Academy.

Interstellar Limousine
00:00 / 06:24

The original song 'Interstellar Limousine' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Laura Conway on bass guitar, Ali Cameron on trumpet and Philip Tindley who composed, produced, mixed the song, as well as played guitar, brass and keyboards. Interstellar Limosine is about a girl who meets an alien in a wood near its broken down spaceship. The alien fixes its ship and takes the girl on a trip across the universe through space and time. This song features many astronomical and space travel terms and some exciting special sound effects, that the listener almost feels that thay are on the journey with her.

Killing Me
00:00 / 06:40

This cover of 'Killing Me' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Ali Cameron on trumpet, Derek Reid on bass guitar and Philip Tindley who composed, produced, mixed the song, as well as played guitar, brass and keyboards. This song was originally released by Sasha Keable and Jorja Smith. This song is about someone moving on from a failed relationship and finding strength in themselves. This rendition is very different from the original. It features some extra instrumentation, added musical sections and incorporates several different styles of music.

Fairytale
00:00 / 05:51

This cover of 'Fairytale' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Ali Cameron on trumpet and Philip Tindley who produced and mixed the song, and played guitar, brass and keyboards. This song was the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner for Norway and was written and performed by Alexander Rybak. The song is about a troubled "fairytale" relationship which has incredible highs and lows. This version is much like the original, with additional instrumentation.

The Jabberwocky
00:00 / 08:24

This original song 'The Jabberwocky', features Philip Tindley on vocals. He also produced and mixed the song, using instruments solely drawn from Apple Logic Pro X recording software. This song comes from a poem by Lewis Carrol and was featured in the book Alice in Wonderland. The song is about a knights quest to kill a fearsome and terrifying creature called the Jabberwock or Jabberwocky. The style of the poem/song features an ingenious play on made up words.

Welcome to the Battery
00:00 / 04:15

'Welcome to the Battery' features Ali Cameron on vocals. Philip Tindley produced and mixed the song, using instruments solely drawn from Apple Logic Pro X recording software. Using a 1990's dance style, this unsettlign track draws from a 1980's Compassion in World Farming cinema advertisement, advocating the farming of free-range eggs, or more specifically, protesting against the cruel practises of battery farming. It achieved some notoriety when it was banned as it described putting humans in place of the chicken's experience.

Holiday
00:00 / 08:13

This cover of 'Holiday' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Ali Cameron on trumpet and Philip Tindley who produced and mixed the song, and played guitar, brass and keyboards. This is a song originally written and performed by the German hard rock band The Scorpions and taken from their 1979 Lovedrive album. This song is much like the original in structure but it is a softer and gentler version with more instrumentation.

Forever Autumn (Original Mix)
00:00 / 05:24
Forever Autumn (Dance mix)
00:00 / 05:25

This cover of 'Forever Autumn' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Ali Cameron on trumpet and Philip Tindley who produced and mixed the song, and played guitar, brass and keyboards. 'Forever Autumn' is a love song written by Jeff Wayne, Gary Osborne and Paul Vigrass. The best known version is the recording by Justin Hayward from the album The Way of the Worlds 1976. We have recorded two versions of this song, the original is calm nad gentle and the other has been developed into a dance style track.

Song of the Siren
00:00 / 03:35

This song was written, composed and produced by Miranda Gray-Aragoneses. Miranda played a variety of instruments on the track including violin, bass and a distorted mandolin. Miranda a,so performed all the vovals on the track. Philip Tindley added some keyboard and some special effects. This track is haunting, powerful and emotional. It is inspired by the myth of sailors being lured to their deaths by mermaids' seductive singing.

No Stranger to Danger
00:00 / 08:10

'No Stranger to Danger' features Alessandra Curle on vocals, Miranda Gray-Aragoneses on violin, Jose Requena on saxophone, Ali Cameron on trumpet and Philip Tindley who composed, produced and mixed the song, and played guitar, brass and keyboards. This song was written as a tribute to the James Bond 007 films and features a number of musical references to previous Bond themes and different styles of music from all over the world.