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GameScenes

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Just stumbled on this blog post about “Interesting Decisions” and “Plurality Spring.” Game Art: Simon Hutchinson’s Interesting Decisions (2016) Interesting Decisions (2016) is a “neon-packed walking-simulator,” and it is meant as an interactive commentary on the “homogenizing effects of technology” and “the new trends of video-game voyeurism” (Source). In 2016, Hutchinson performed the game live […]

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Kyma International Sound Symposium (KISS2017)

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Thursday, October 12th Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology Kjelsåsveien 143, 0491 Oslo, Norway more information We will be presenting the revised version of our digital game piece, Plurality Spring, at the Kyma International Sound Symposium in Oslo this October.

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Three Tohoku Songs Recording by the Rosetta Ensemble

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The Rosetta Ensemble has posted a new recording of my Three Tohoku Songs, a set of three reimaginings of folk songs of Northern Japan for guitar and piano left hand. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/320876520″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Enjoy! The score is available for purchase through edition les pois: Japanese (800 yen)

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Plurality Spring now available!

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In order not to bury the lead, let me start by saying, Plurality Spring, a new game piece by me and Paul Turowski, is available for free download: In the game, players use acoustic musical performance (via the computer’s microphone) to control robots exploring an orb in deep space. This idea of a “game piece,” […]

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Reviews for “Beneath a Canopy of Angels…”

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The Post Haste Reed Duo‘s debut album, “Beneath a canopy of angels… a River of Stars,” which includes my 2011 work, bioMechanics, has been getting some great press. Check it out: Post-Haste Reed Duo: Beneath a Canopy of Angels…a River of Stars “Would that all new music and its performances were this tight and this […]

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Interesting Decisions @ KISS2016

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This week, I’m settling in from my trip to Leicester, UK, where I attended the Kyma International Sound Symposium to premiere my new work, Interesting Decisions. The piece is a digital game that creates music through player interaction with a procedurally generated world. In the guise of a retro, neon-packed walking-simulator, Interesting Decisions engages with […]

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New Media Art at the ICC

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On the way home from spending a month in Northern Japan, I had a chance to visit Tokyo’s NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), a new media art gallery that focuses on the intersection of science and art. They’re currently showing their The Mirror, a collaborative work by Fuji Naotaka, GRINDER-MAN, and evala. The piece aims to […]

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Sonic Haiku (SEAMUS Electroacoustic Miniatures 2015)

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Check out my piece Lübeck Kireji on the new SEAMUS Electro-Acoustic Miniatures CD, “Sonic Haiku” While haiku are most famous for their brevity and 5-7-5 syllabic pattern, two other elements are necessary for a traditional haiku: an evocation of the season and a juxtaposition of two distinct images. The two images are separated by a […]

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Post-Haste Reed Duo CD available

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Post-Haste Reed Duo’s debut album (which includes my piece, bioMechanics) is now available. Thanks again to those of you who donated through the Kickstarter, and, if you didn’t reserve your advance copy, you can now get the album on Bandcamp, CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify or most other places where you might buy music. The […]