“Stone Tape” on Bandcamp

I've just released the first "official" Makrotulpa release.  Five movements in one mix over 24 minutes. The synthesis is predominantly Nord Modular G1 Rack and MicroModular, patched live and recorded to six separate 96k 32bit stereo tracks.  I'm also using Metasynth to morph some of the recorded files into shortwave sounds sourced from WebSDR.  Finally… Continue reading “Stone Tape” on Bandcamp


An embarrassment of riches that continues to overwhelm

Following my harassment of him to comply, here is my friend Abre Ojos making with the self-shot performance video. Elektron A4 and Electribe ES-1 noise jam from abre ojos on Vimeo. In think these kinds of videos are awesome, particularly in how they illuminate different approaches to technology that aren't given a focus in promotional videos.… Continue reading An embarrassment of riches that continues to overwhelm


The dualities of digital composition

I've been very busy the last few weeks teaching and working on other people's projects.  One of the things I'm involved with is a test of a system for computer based duets call CIM.  Andrew Brown is curating a show called Musician & Machine at the Queensland Conservatorium this Friday to demonstrate various practitioners and their varied… Continue reading The dualities of digital composition