Biography

Hi!
I have been busy of late, but I'm still around!
I am recording a 'proper' album at the moment with a few friends from Icomp. and it is taking forever.

What with me running a business and all that, time sure is scarce.
I hope to upload a few demo versions of the tracks that will appear on the album real soon. They will be works in progress and I'm looking forward to hearing some feedback from you guys.
A couple of tracks from my music list have been re-recorded and re-worked into new songs and the difference is amazing.
I will keep ya posted.
Colin- AKA BAMPOT



I moved to Australia in 1999.
I sold a huge amount of my music gear before leaving Scotland apart from two guitars and an amp.
I tried out with a few bands, but never really clicked with them on a musical level.

I discovered Apple Mac!
I played around with Garageband and thought it was kinda cute putting all these loops together and creating backing tracks for videos.
I then bought a good mi-di keyboard and started creating my own loops and putting half decent tracks together.
I bought tons of software instruments and then I got addicted to it!


I try and get a track together every month,but that usually turns into 2 months.
Now that I have my own business to run finding time to record is a bit limited.
That's actually a good thing because I have learned to take my time and try and get things sounding better.
I also have a habit of working on a track for a while and then leave it unfinished until the spark of inspiration brings it all together!

I have moved up to Logic, but I will always use Garageband as the main sketchpad as it is so damn good for those of us that just want to lay something down quick while the vibe is there

I record mostly instrumental grooves with the intention of luring someone in and adding vocals.
This sure has paid of as I have had some great singers add their brilliant vocals to my music and take it to another level.
I am constantly blown away by some of the talent on this site.
My music seems to suit the female voice.
Rinca ,Chella Elaine ,theFace and Mystified have all worked with me and I am so happy with what they have done.

I have many musical influences,at the moment they are;

Cut-Copy- Ladyhawke -TV On The Radio- Keane-Bats For Lashes -Goldfrapp Doves -Nightmares On Wax- Aphex Twin -The Presets -Tegan and Sarah- Riosin Murphy -Morgan Page - Garbage and most chill-out and trance from Europe and many more and I would say they are what I aspire to be, musically

I am totally into this site,(as you can probably tell) and I hope it continues to bring out the best from everyone who gets involved.

I hope you enjoy my music...(the newest songs run from the top)........

Thanks for the support,

BAMPOT smiley




Check out my other sites for altenative versions and brand new demo material;


http://www.myspace.com/bampotsmusic

http://www.virb.com/moxey

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
TIME IS THE ENEMY Collab Dance Jan 7, 2010 2191
I SNAP BACK Collab Electronica Oct 25, 2009 2163
IN YOUR DREAMS Dance Jan 19, 2009 2097
THE BELL JAR Collab Electronica Dec 15, 2008 1617
WICKED GAME Collab Dance Aug 3, 2008 3818
HALCYON DAYS Collab Dance Jul 7, 2008 2508
LA LUNA Collab Dance Jun 20, 2008 2873
FLIPSIDE Electronica May 12, 2008 2208
RESURRECTION Dance Mar 24, 2008 2048
THE DEPARTED Ambient Jan 3, 2008 1578
LOVE & TEARS Collab Electronica Nov 26, 2007 2677
LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE (True Brit) Explicit Electronica Oct 1, 2007 2296
DON'T FEAR THE REAPER Collab Dance Sep 1, 2007 8400
GETTING THERE Collab Alternative Aug 25, 2007 2195
GROOVETUBE XXX Explicit Collab Dance Jul 29, 2007 2498
IT'S JUST MY HEAD TALKING..... Electronica Jul 21, 2007 2190
A TIME IN OUR FUTURE Electronica Jun 24, 2007 2236
SEARCHING (Featuring Kirsty) Collab Pop May 13, 2007 3335
ANGEL Collab Ambient Apr 8, 2007 3072
THE KILLING JOKE Collab Electronica Mar 17, 2007 2486
NECROMANCER Electronica Feb 11, 2007 2398
WELCOME TO YEAR ZERO Electronica Dec 31, 2006 3285
EVEREST-THE HARD WAY Inspirational Dec 10, 2006 2697
GET IT Collab Ambient Nov 12, 2006 2720
FREE Dance Oct 22, 2006 2920
SHADOWLAND Electronica Oct 2, 2006 3781
PESCARA Collab Dance Sep 3, 2006 4117
SATISFACTION Collab Rock Aug 20, 2006 4211
SNOWBLIND (The White Lady Sings) Collab Ambient Jul 24, 2006 3301
CANDY (Club-Mix) Collab Alternative Jun 18, 2006 5603
SABAI Ambient May 28, 2006 2361
TWILIGHT (Moodswings revistited) Collab Electronica May 14, 2006 3211
MOVERS & SHAKERS Dance May 8, 2006 2037
YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US Comedy Apr 30, 2006 6783
MOODSWINGS Electronica Apr 14, 2006 2554
JOYRIDE Electronica Apr 2, 2006 2673
FEEL THE LOVE Dance Feb 19, 2006 7338
BREATHLESS Electronica Jan 22, 2006 3138
CRYSTAL Electronica Jan 4, 2006 2283
MIRRORBALL Dance Dec 18, 2005 2775
DUKE Electronica Dec 7, 2005 1971

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Snap Back Smack Down Music Videos Oct 17, 2010 1458
Thriller (the duet!) Explicit Pop Nov 1, 2009 1475
THE NEW TASTE OF LIFE Dance Apr 6, 2009 1490
Building a Mystery (Bampot Re-Mix) Inspirational Feb 8, 2009 1810
Fat Dub [Bampot Mix] Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 27, 2008 3502
Only You Electronica Oct 11, 2008 1869
Time to decide Dance Jul 7, 2008 1118
It's My Life Pop Jun 23, 2008 2257
It's My Life (Backing Track) Electronica Jun 22, 2008 4185
Good Times Dance May 25, 2008 1412
Many Too Many (Genesis Cover) Rock Nov 26, 2007 2005
GROOVETUBE REMIX Explicit Electronica Aug 19, 2007 1945
JOYRIDE (dE3P remaster) Electronica Mar 30, 2007 1726
Everytime,Everywhere House Nov 5, 2006 5728
Feel Free Dance Oct 22, 2006 2475
Embrace The Light Electronica Jul 20, 2006 2718
"Angel of Mercy" FINAL MIX Electronica Jul 6, 2006 5361

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The story so far.
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Science Fiction Double Feature pharmakeus Rock 1579
Crystal Ball archie7777 [+3] House 1946
Diamonds & Tears Naaji Alternative 1655
GOT THIS FEELING.. ( Up Close And Personal ) RedthruNthru [+2] Ambient 1647
Gone Baby Blues pharmakeus [+1] Blues 2289
Concerto #1 for Piano and Strings - a.k.a. "Brave New Year" RolandOfGilead Classical 1199
I'm SO in LOVE! Naaji R&B 3415
CANDY & STONE Barretok Funk 2045
bitter pill rinca [+1] Blues 1983
Leather (Tori Amos cover) Geechi3 Alternative 1428
after the storm IanCarey Ambient 1104
Ooooooh, Sad Lover Naaji Alternative 2139
Your Address is in the Graveyard - a love story ClayPotts Alternative 2079
BUY A BRAND NEW TANK Barretok Latin 1968
Black Horse & The Cherry Tree DaveM Blues 5895
My Sperm In A Bottle [Remastered Version] artneuro Rock 4264
Banks of the Ohio pharmakeus [+1] Country 1737
stepping stone rinca [+1] R&B 1488
Beat It (Michael Jackson Cover) artneuro [+1] Rock 6394
Fever w/Bampot RubyDubidoux [+1] Blues 1332
Teach Your Children /Landslide Morph (w/AnnaRouge & Pharmakeus) RubyDubidoux [+2] Other 2186
Khe Sanh pharmakeus [+3] Rock 2609
Slave To The Rhythm w/Bampot! RubyDubidoux [+1] Funk 2065
I Snap Back EvilFactman Folk 1804
Wicked game (cover) only me irok Rock 1969
Triple Trouble [Art Neuro Remix] artneuro Rock 1065
Bare 3-Like Stars in the Heavens DavidBowles Alternative 1858
What Is This Thing Called Love? ClayPotts Pop 807
Zombie's Groove pharmakeus [+1] Latin 1896
Substance and essence Narananda Classical 1174
Hard Hitting Sun fromano Rock 2175
You Dont Know What Love Is dirigent [+1] Alternative 2157
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen's Cover Didier Pop 1746
CHANGE IN THE WEATHER KCsGROOVE [+1] Other 2228
CANDLELIGHT BECOMES YOU SISTERS [+1] Other 1516
Exposure Naaji Alternative 1385
Dance! MarioMonroe Dance 1057
Reason to Believe pharmakeus [+1] Country 1873
My One And Only Love (kinda) RubyDubidoux Other 1722
The Music Is Moving (peeps/crunk) RubyDubidoux Dance 1677
THE NEW TASTE OF LIFE EvilFactman [+2] Dance 1490
Ghosts of Sydney pharmakeus Rock 2078
Waiting (w/ Andy Fox) Naaji [+1] Dance 1807
Rotten Town pharmakeus [+1] Rock 1969
Never Go Away lupiroz [+1] Dance 1628
HOLLOW MiddleAgedWhiteGuy Other 1148
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