Biography

Caught Synthbug long time ago from Walter(Wendy) Carlos' Switched on Bach as a kid. Took Piano lessons. Bought ARP Axxe as soon as I could afford it (still have it). Been playing with synths ever since.
Art school opened my mind and ear to new experiences, art everywhere; visual, aural, written, natural world, introspective, ancient.
Had a band or two, but always did better alone or with collaborations. Been through all the technology from beginnings of MIDI. Now rebuilding studio around GarageBand. Married 24 years, 2 kids, Creative Director for a major candy company. Life is busy, lots of hobbies as well as duties. You can see some of my hobbies on www.jwoodsstudio.com.
Influences: Synergy, TDream, W. Carlos (Clockwork Orange Timesteps being the seminal piece), Schutlze, Kraftwerk, Godley&Creme, Residents, Yello, Klaatu, Gong, Eno, Fripp, Belew, King Crimson, Isham, O'Hearn, Metheny, Anderson, Reich, Pink Floyd, Gabriel, the Orb, Loop Guru, Cocteau Twins, Bel Canto, Kate Bush, ArtofNoise, BT, Enigma, Balligomingo, Zero 7, Sia, Goldfrapp and on and on.

Blog rss

Still not around December 17, 2007
Muse has left me.
Comments (4) | Read more »
Why I don't seem to be around lately February 6, 2007
Winter blah's
Comments (10) | Read more »
vocal sounds, singing and communication January 24, 2006
The human voice has eveloved over a relatively short period of time but has an incredible range virtally unmatched in the animal kingdom.
Some interesting notes I found on human speech. I'll post more as I find them.
Comments (1) | Read more »
My strange style January 10, 2006
OK, well now most of you regulars know my strange, notriously unreachable style. Maybe it's time for proper explanation.
Comments (0) | Read more »
Tat Tvam Asi December 6, 2005
Tat Tvam Asi is an ancient Vedic aphorism.
A direct translation means: That Thou Art
Comments (0) | Read more »
View more entries »

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
By the Long Beach Electronica Mar 28, 2005 2763
Thirteen Electronica Jan 9, 2006 2655
Veracity collab Collab Electronica Dec 17, 2005 2269
3 Lili Circus Collab Other Jul 9, 2006 2186
PhilofFloydoff Collab Rock Jan 22, 2006 2151
Funkwork Orange Collab Electronica Mar 11, 2006 1941
shroud Electronica Aug 5, 2005 1912
Enrobed Other Aug 24, 2006 1861
Moon sign Electronica Jan 9, 2006 1813
Hidden Entrance Electronica Dec 7, 2005 1700
Azure Indigo Jazz Jan 9, 2006 1553
the Earth drinks Other Jan 11, 2006 1490
red vibrations Collab Other Oct 15, 2005 1485
concern Electronica Sep 27, 2005 1460
nKode Electronica Feb 28, 2005 1411
Valerian Fen Other May 2, 2006 1408
Wysteria Electronica Feb 28, 2005 1401
Syxahol Explicit Electronica Feb 28, 2005 1401
Cirque du elder Collab Other Jul 8, 2006 1336
dragonfly Electronica Apr 16, 2005 1317
Ragged Electronica Aug 2, 2005 1237
Blue Ur Other Apr 20, 2009 1202
Deimos Rising Collab Electronica Aug 10, 2008 1136
Final resting place Electronica Nov 26, 2011 1131
azure Electronica Aug 9, 2005 1112
Grampa's wood puzzles Electronica Sep 28, 2009 1062
Kikunowa New Age Jul 23, 2008 1024
elder cadavre entry Other May 9, 2006 968
Phrygia Ambient Jun 19, 2009 955
Frawd, a dwarf Other Apr 20, 2009 794
Downbeat Jam Electronica Nov 11, 2011 715
Voyage Ambient Nov 26, 2011 672
The long road Ambient Jul 16, 2011 607

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
2nd Cadavre Exquis Group B Final Other May 8, 2006 3167
CircusFavors_SoundCircusContest Electronica Jul 8, 2006 3109
Nights With The Elder Ambient Jul 21, 2008 787

Favorites

Title Artist Genre Plays
Ramayana-14: Building the Bridge to Lanka DavidBowles [+1] World 7408
Ambiglitch MMI Ambient 7342
The Wood Between the Worlds itiswotitis Ambient 5299
Walking In The Rain [Alessandra 's Voice] archie7777 [+1] Rock 5292
She's Your Amphetamine,, itiswotitis [+1] Inspirational 3986
ANCIENT MOTHER itiswotitis Ambient 3854
Collaboration k_sze & SlimGirlFat (Are you Sleeping) SlimGirlFat Electronica 3669
Shadow Burn DigitalGreyOrchestra [+2] Electronica 3364
Phil of Pink Floyd mwestphal [+1] Rock 3282
Woodguy's Insane... (feat me, lilichi) lilichi Other 3281
PHIL OF FLOYD (with IGNORAMUS) SoulSurvivor [+1] Rock 3256
Ian Robinson's White Room w/guitar FrozenEntropy [+1] Electronica 3219
Stomp! FractalGarden [+2] Electronica 3189
Chincoteague Bay jkane Other 3169
For You Mystified New Age 3149
TOURIST (would they really care) amandachapman [+1] Rock 3121
The Fremantle Doctor ( indian ocean remix demo) Hunksten Proudfoot Electronica 3109
Dance with Spirits archie7777 [+3] Inspirational 3058
Circus Dreams Mystified New Age 3049
Never Be Enough (JHarley feat. Lilichi) JHarley Alternative 2975
JHarley's Swimming lilichi Other 2920
Searchlight Tadashi Jazz 2853
SLOW DIRT itiswotitis [+2] Jazz 2819
The Offical and now Fully "Accomplished" alanatomic [+1] Music Videos 2811
on the sofa with Jesus tomtomR Electronica 2763
uTTer muTTer (Sound Circus) AspersionDetergent [+1] Other 2745
Woodguy's Talking to the Son of the Beast (featuring me - Lilichi) lilichi Other 2738
Oh Yeah (Vocal version) samboway [+1] Rock 2654
a new wave birdsonic Electronica 2631
The Space You Leave FractalGarden [+2] Electronica 2626
WE SHALL BE FIRST. DnB ghost Electronica 2492
Sweet Little Daughter (final) ChamberlainKillpage [+2] Electronica 2490
valium doll birdsonic Electronica 2373
Body Search (Joanna's voice) archie7777 [+1] Dance 2371
can u feel it rinca [+1] Electronica 2302
SoundCircus Directives/Contest rules SoundCircus [+2] Other 2298
Hollywood Bungalow Kill_Bot [+1] Dance 2270
If Rose Were Cubed.... (feat Lilichi) JHarley Alternative 2244
disco parasitical (a re-remixed snog) birdsonic [+1] Electronica 2218
Every Now and Then ChamberlainKillpage [+1] Electronica 2214
SILK_SPINNER BLACKWIDO Other 2124
Kochaj mnie MonikaEvans Pop 2112
Free! SlimGirlFat Electronica 2099
Tiger vibegeist Electronica 2087
Androidic Tabla Tablamaster Electronica 2003
Bloated Alchemy AspersionDetergent [+1] Rock 1992
Nothing is Trivial (Best Remix) HayleyDeakin Other 1938
Stalker DigitalGreyOrchestra Electronica 1850
Strange African Train cydniko Electronica 1717
Strange African Train cydniko Electronica 1717
View All Favorites
Advertisement