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 2292
I SNAP BACK Collab Electronica Oct 25, 2009 2239
IN YOUR DREAMS Dance Jan 19, 2009 2185
THE BELL JAR Collab Electronica Dec 15, 2008 1702
WICKED GAME Collab Dance Aug 3, 2008 3896
HALCYON DAYS Collab Dance Jul 7, 2008 2612
LA LUNA Collab Dance Jun 20, 2008 2947
FLIPSIDE Electronica May 12, 2008 2281
RESURRECTION Dance Mar 24, 2008 2119
THE DEPARTED Ambient Jan 3, 2008 1628
LOVE & TEARS Collab Electronica Nov 26, 2007 2774
LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE (True Brit) Explicit Electronica Oct 1, 2007 2364
DON'T FEAR THE REAPER Collab Dance Sep 1, 2007 8557
GETTING THERE Collab Alternative Aug 25, 2007 2277
GROOVETUBE XXX Explicit Collab Dance Jul 29, 2007 2605
IT'S JUST MY HEAD TALKING..... Electronica Jul 21, 2007 2262
A TIME IN OUR FUTURE Electronica Jun 24, 2007 2288
SEARCHING (Featuring Kirsty) Collab Pop May 13, 2007 3424
ANGEL Collab Ambient Apr 8, 2007 3183
THE KILLING JOKE Collab Electronica Mar 17, 2007 2523
NECROMANCER Electronica Feb 11, 2007 2494
WELCOME TO YEAR ZERO Electronica Dec 31, 2006 3326
EVEREST-THE HARD WAY Inspirational Dec 10, 2006 2750
GET IT Collab Ambient Nov 12, 2006 2799
FREE Dance Oct 22, 2006 2989
SHADOWLAND Electronica Oct 2, 2006 3905
PESCARA Collab Dance Sep 3, 2006 4206
SATISFACTION Collab Rock Aug 20, 2006 4290
SNOWBLIND (The White Lady Sings) Collab Ambient Jul 24, 2006 3359
CANDY (Club-Mix) Collab Alternative Jun 18, 2006 5676
SABAI Ambient May 28, 2006 2411
TWILIGHT (Moodswings revistited) Collab Electronica May 14, 2006 3304
MOVERS & SHAKERS Dance May 8, 2006 2101
YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US Comedy Apr 30, 2006 6893
MOODSWINGS Electronica Apr 14, 2006 2597
JOYRIDE Electronica Apr 2, 2006 2773
FEEL THE LOVE Dance Feb 19, 2006 7537
BREATHLESS Electronica Jan 22, 2006 3214
CRYSTAL Electronica Jan 4, 2006 2336
MIRRORBALL Dance Dec 18, 2005 2868
DUKE Electronica Dec 7, 2005 2021

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Snap Back Smack Down Music Videos Oct 17, 2010 1497
Thriller (the duet!) Explicit Pop Nov 1, 2009 1533
THE NEW TASTE OF LIFE Dance Apr 6, 2009 1552
Building a Mystery (Bampot Re-Mix) Inspirational Feb 8, 2009 1856
Fat Dub [Bampot Mix] Ska/Reggae/Dub Oct 27, 2008 3649
Only You Electronica Oct 11, 2008 1935
Time to decide Dance Jul 7, 2008 1159
It's My Life Pop Jun 23, 2008 2342
It's My Life (Backing Track) Electronica Jun 22, 2008 4254
Good Times Dance May 25, 2008 1467
Many Too Many (Genesis Cover) Rock Nov 26, 2007 2083
GROOVETUBE REMIX Explicit Electronica Aug 19, 2007 2005
JOYRIDE (dE3P remaster) Electronica Mar 30, 2007 1758
Everytime,Everywhere House Nov 5, 2006 5826
Feel Free Dance Oct 22, 2006 2524
Embrace The Light Electronica Jul 20, 2006 2755
"Angel of Mercy" FINAL MIX Electronica Jul 6, 2006 5571

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Diamonds & Tears Naaji Alternative 1709
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Concerto #1 for Piano and Strings - a.k.a. "Brave New Year" RolandOfGilead Classical 1238
I'm SO in LOVE! Naaji R&B 3486
CANDY & STONE Barretok Funk 2104
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Leather (Tori Amos cover) Geechi3 Alternative 1483
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Fever w/Bampot RubyDubidoux [+1] Blues 1383
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Khe Sanh pharmakeus [+3] Rock 2737
Slave To The Rhythm w/Bampot! RubyDubidoux [+1] Funk 2178
I Snap Back EvilFactman Folk 1864
Wicked game (cover) only me irok Rock 2096
Triple Trouble [Art Neuro Remix] artneuro Rock 1108
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Hard Hitting Sun fromano Rock 2257
You Dont Know What Love Is dirigent [+1] Alternative 2248
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen's Cover Didier Pop 1858
CHANGE IN THE WEATHER KCsGROOVE [+1] Other 2428
CANDLELIGHT BECOMES YOU SISTERS [+1] Other 1578
Exposure Naaji Alternative 1434
Dance! MarioMonroe Dance 1098
Reason to Believe pharmakeus [+1] Country 1970
My One And Only Love (kinda) RubyDubidoux Other 1784
The Music Is Moving (peeps/crunk) RubyDubidoux Dance 1760
THE NEW TASTE OF LIFE EvilFactman [+2] Dance 1552
Ghosts of Sydney pharmakeus Rock 2211
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Rotten Town pharmakeus [+1] Rock 2094
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