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Communications of the ACM article on Algorithmic Composition

In 2009 I was approached by the editor of the┬áCommunications of the Association for Computing Machinery—the world’s oldest computer science journal apparently—to write an article on algorithmic composition….

you are coming into us who cannot withstand you, Freiburg

For Ensemble Aventure, Freiburg, Germany. The title of this piece is taken from the poem “Final Notions” by Adrienne Rich (1929-): It will not be simple, it will…

don’t flinch

Essentially, “don’t flinch” for guitar and computer is a three-part mensural canon, but similar to late Mediaeval and Renaissance isorhythmic techniques, melodic material is repeated along with a…

5.0 mastering with the TC System 6000

To get to know the various dynamics, EQ, and reverb effects on the TC System 6000 I tried a mastering session with the 5.0 mix files of my…