Auckland Music Update

The World’s Worst Ringtone Ever

It gives me some odd pleasure to announce the dubious release of a random experiment in sound:  This is a “polyphonic ringtone” (General MIDI file): piece-of-shit-ringtone-2020.mid

The ringtone is supposed to sound like insane baboons are attacking a MIDI drumkit. While I did make a score for this, just to see what this would look like, please don’t ever try to play this sheet music. It’s not the Black Page Drum Solo or anything. It’s more like…. insane baboons wailing away…:

Click the score for the Polyphonic Ringtone | PDF of Score | MP3 Audio Version

Piece of Shit Ringtone

Piece of Shit Ringtone

Scores for Tomachi’s debut album The Hotel Vermont Sessions + Faticle

Here are some music scores in PDF format from some tracks off my first album* back in 2005. and one that will be on the next all going to plan: today is the internet debut of a demo for an unfinished unreleased track that never made the cut. Faticle was the working title for many years (audio on this SoundCloud below was recorded in 2004. Currently writing and recording some lyrics for this – Covid-19 Tentacle is likely the new name after the rap is put down, but it’s instrumental for now!

Sheet music / scores for Faticle Covid-19 by Tomachi

Faticle-AllLines.pdf 2007-08-05 14:45 472K
  MicIsMine-AllHornParts.pdf 2007-08-05 14:45 480K
  Necessity-AllHornLines.pdf 2007-08-05 14:45 941K
  SteakSandwich-AllHornScores-1.png 2017-08-25 07:46 29K
  SteakSandwich-AllHornScores.pdf 2007-08-05 14:45 1.0M
  YellowFlamingo-AllParts.pdf 2007-08-05 14:46 355K
  necessity-scores.png 2016-08-18 02:47 329K

* The Hotel Vermont Sessions see:

Faticle Covid-19

tentacle for faticle Cephalopoda by H. M. S. Challenger 1873-76 Hoyle William Evans 1855-1926

My new covers band has a gig @ Grey Lynn RSC this Friday 13th March 2020 8pm!

JD Party Ensemble

FREE ENTRY – Featuring Jerome from Hipstamatics on trumpet and vocals, Tomachi from Breaks Co-op, SJD and Dam Native on drums, Ben Tapene from The Triptonites on keyboard, Rawiri from Surrey Acetfones on bass, Spencer from Herbs on vocals & guitar, and the awesome sound of Oscar on vocals. We are gonna play three sets of some quality soul, jazz, funk, by the sounds of the first tentative set, shown below. This Friday 13th March at Grey Lynn RSC , where the wine starts at $5.20, and $9 gets you a handle of beer. I believe that it’s possible to get a jugs at this place also, around ~$20 approx.


Friday 13th March 8pm

Skanky Funk – Instrumental Dub Version

Download the audio file – SoundCloud player below:

YouTube Official Music Video:

This release is an instrumental dub of the 3rd single from my upcoming sophomore album Mr Accident! This song was has been “in production” for over ten years finally getting to finish it!

Featuring gratuitous shots of Logic Audio 9, and 3D computer graphics I made using Mandelbulb3D and ShaderToy.

“Evolution of Motion” ShaderToy kernel by user xTr1m with thanks
“Buddha” carving by Mulyani Made
everything else by your truly!

This song is about… music oddly!

Had this track sitting around my hard drive for over ten years, time to finish that and release it!

Synth automation in Logic pro 9. this shot is to make up “shooting ratio” for an edit one of the videos im gonna do for this track Skanky Funk which is the next Tomachi new single! if anyone (Bulletproof?) wanna do a remix get at me for the stems. hoping to release in late April/May (vocals not recorded yet)

It wasn’t my normal process: mix out a final instrumental (plus cheap animated video) *prior* to writing and recording the vocal track I have been thinking of. Living on the edge. My hunch is that the reason I did this / am doing this is because when the vocals arrive, it’s possible and likely some of the synth tracks will get mixed down or crowded out sonically, and wanted there to exist a version with super beef synth volume. The deserved that much

The Actual ShaderToy 3D Shader


Download the Audio File

This instrumental is a promo track. Available in three formats:

Lossless: Skanky_Funk_-_Instrumental_Dub_Version.m4a 53M
MP3: Skanky_Funk_-_Instrumental_Dub_Version.mp3 11M
WAV: Skanky_Funk_-_Instrumental_Dub_Version.wav 73M

Skanky Funk Instrumental

Rave this Sunday

My friend Darryl is having a rave this weekend…


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