Category Archives: Whim
So, these weeks are flying by. What’s on the docket- I’m beginning development of a longer piece that I’ll perform next year at UCSD. The performance will be called “Celebrating One
Got my Commodore 64 out today for some old fashioned BASIC programming. Also fired up the 5 1/4″ disk drive and loaded my synthesizer programs, which were designed in the early
I’m spending this week in Descanso, CA, where I am “in residence” (watching a friend’s farm). However, the week is already proving to be a wonderful getaway, I’ve been reading, hiking
I just found my old youtube channel! I made these videos about a year before I posted them… They are pretty basic! Anyway, for better or worse, my old videos below.
Just found two old videos from my exhibition with several other instrument builders at Mass MOCA a few years ago. Thought I’d pass them along! My stuff at 0:26 (and me
Got to see Mike Gao, DJ Pound and some great other DJs down at the kava lounge. It was a great show, it was awesome to see someone in the computer
I’m sure this has been done, but I’ve really been enjoying the use of Markov chains in generating nonsensical, author-specific texts. I’m doing so using a Python library called athenaCL. Check
So, it’s been a bit. I’ve moved to California, to attend the graduate program in Computer Music at UCSD. An amazing opportunity, so much has presented itself in only the 3 weeks I’ve
My brand new saxophone, a soprano! I am absolutely loving this family of instruments. I have been playing my alto every day for a few months, and I just picked
So much has happened! First, I’ve graduated from Skidmore College, Cum Laude with Departmental Honors, on my self-determined major called Sound. Huzzah! Second, I’ve been helping my father with his first
BBC News – Earliest music instruments found. An amazing insight into the age of musical instruments, and early man’s knowledge of basic instrument acoustics.
This commercial was probably the first exposure I had to ambient or electronic music. I might have been 3 or 4, and anyone born late eighties through the early nineties probably