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 […]
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 […]
I spent the weekend participating in the 48-hour game jam/competition Ludum Dare, as a break from my “serious” work on Interesting Decisions. The theme was “Ancient Technology” and you can check out my psychedelic interactive experience here:
I’ve been looking into VR sound, and I was fascinated to find that no one has come up with a great (i.e. standardized) solution yet. If you’re interested, I highly recommend this article that goes through several approaches to sound in VR film, including their pros and cons. As I learn more about these emerging […]
Friday, February 17 Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. New Haven, CT 06511 Free Admission Calendar The Yale Concert Band will give the world premiere of my work Hiraizumi, for wind ensemble and electronics, under the direction of Thomas Duffy. More Information
Friday, September 9th, 6:00PM PACE-1, De Montfort University Leicester, UK More Information I will premiere my new media game composition, Interesting Decisions, at the Kyma International Sound Symposium (KISS) 2016 this September in Leceister alongside an impressive roster of live electronic performances. More information on the symposium program is available here.
Thursday, September 8th, 7:00PM Kyoto Arts Center Kyoto, JAPAN Poster (Japanese) Facebook event page On September 8th, edition les pois will perform an evening of new compositions, including the premiere of my “Three Tohoku Folk Songs” for guitar and piano left hand, based on traditional Japanese melodies from Aomori, Akita, and Iwate.
I’m very late in posting this recording, but check out the Central Michigan University New Music Ensemble tearing it up on my Parliament-Funkadelic-inspired, aleatoric work, Everybody on the One. Art by Christopher Hoover From the program notes: I’ve been interested in George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic for many years, and recently, when watching a documentary about […]
For the last year, I’ve been caught up in designing and creating computer games (some of which I’ve posted here). I’m not completely sure whether this is work or a hobby, and perhaps it happily treads the line between the two. This September, though, I’ll be premiering my first “serious” game work at the