Leaning Neutral (3 pieces for 17 edo electric guitar)

February 10th, 2018

The point of this collection is to highlight neutral 2nd’s and 3rd’s found in 17 equal division of the octave both melodically and harmonically.

Piece #a

Piece #b

Piece #c

Graphic by Chris Vaisvil

A Cold Day

February 5th, 2018

Photo by Chris Vaisvil
A Cold Day

Chords Between Friends

January 30th, 2018

An improvisation in the subharmonic tuning devised by J. Dudon.
Chords Between Friends – subharmonic series
Best viewed in full HD – that way you can watch me play.

in subharmonic series (2018-01-08)

January 12th, 2018

A short improvisation using an Alesis Q88, Pianoteq 6 and Sonar captured as a animated score and piano roll and note selection. Best viewed full HD 1920 x 1080 as captured.
in subharmonic series audio only


January 1st, 2018

Deiced (synthesizer duet)


December 31st, 2017

Cottonwood – memories of a walk in Salt Lake City (12 equal)

The Desertification of Manhattan

December 30th, 2017

Photo by Anthony Quintano under CC 2.0 license

The Desertification of Manhattan is an acoustic arrangement of Bill Newbold’s composition “mindless events beyond time” for piano, brass ensemble and percussion.

Fantasia at the 23rd Limit

December 26th, 2017

Fantasia at the 23rd Limit is a Pianoteq 6 (standard) solo piano piece using the above tuning. (click to enlarge)

Winter Sunset

December 25th, 2017

Winter Sunset is a 17 edo guitar duet with effects – one uses an octave divider to play pseudo bass parts.
Photo by Chris Vaisvil

IF Matrix Mash 20111210

December 25th, 2017

The result of the performance in Sonar’s matrix view (click)

IF Matrix Mash 20111210

Approximately 30 seconds of each of the pieces cited were used as samples for a Sonar X1 Matrix View improvisation played on an M-Audio 88es

Tom O’Neill – 1st time participant
If Then Else End

Bruce Hamilton

Steve Moshier @Steve Moshier.com:
Flying Low

Steve Moyes @ stevemoyes.org.uk
Lines Up

Norbert Oldani
Piano Improvisation 12/8/11 (From my living room piano via my Zoom H4n recorder)

Joel Sutton
Outside of Time

Jeff Duke
Lifting the Veil

Paul Chagas
improvisation on bass clarinet

Shane W. Cadman @ illustriousmusic.com

Kavin Allenson aka Breaking Light
on Mercury’s heels

Roger “ErocNet” Sundström
Se Dä Snöar

Kawol Samarkand
dialog with the guitar – December 10, 2011
guitanbur 3
cold wintry wind

David Perreko : electroacoustic guitar, Gerald DeGroote : bass guitar
ImprovThursday part 1(intro)
ImprovThursday part 2
ImprovThursday part 3

Steve Layton@ niwo.com
Sweet Descent
Three Wanderers

Benjamin Smith

Richard Sanderson @ Baggage Reclaim
Shellacide 1

Chris Vaisvil

22 EDT Improvisation – a solo piano improvisation in 22 notes per octave+fifth (a tritave)
it was not – classical guitar improv