Archive for the ‘electronic’ Category

Arts An iques R arket

Saturday, October 21st, 2017


Arts An iques (17 edo)


R arket (Bohlen-Pierce JI)

Photo by Chris Vaisvil

Sunset in 17 edo for Cybernetic Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, September 16th, 2017


Sunset in 17 edo for Cybernetic Chamber Orchestra

Photo by Chris Vaisvil

Lorryia Formosa

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017



Lorryia Formosa is a synthetic composition in 19 edo

Up Tempo (Eagle 53)

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Up Tempo is a short performance in Eagle 53 using CrX4, Spectral, and Session Drummer in John O’Sullivan’s Eagle 53 tuning.

picture by Chris Vaisvil

Degenerate Matter

Monday, August 14th, 2017


Degenerate Matter is a short piece for Ultra Analog VA-2, CrX4, and Spectral in 17 note per octave tuning.

Not so Degenerate Matter is a half speed with layered arpeggiation version for my friend Bill Newbold – enjoy!

Purple Fog (BP-JI)

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Purple Fog is a microtonal collaboration between Bill Newbold and myself – Bill provided the midi performance and I arranged it with synthesizers tuned to Bohlen-Pierce non-tempered JI tuning.

I can’t remember where I pinched the picture from – thank you photographer!

Its a Glitch (Just Intonation, Video)

Friday, May 19th, 2017


using melodyne, sonar, audacity and movie studio – version 2 audio track (which I prefer)
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using melodyne, sonar, audacity and movie studio – version 1 soundtrack
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The Era of Fake News

Saturday, February 18th, 2017


The Era of Fake News was done by using a 70’s fuzz pedal with a cardioid mic to sample gongs, cymbals, singing bowls and chimes. These samples were then loaded into Sonar’s Matrix View and used to create a performance which was captured. Massive reverb was added.


The Era of Fake News Sanatized is the same track using Paul’s Extreme Stretch’s tonal only switch – no time stretching.

If you want to sample it – please give me a credit and link back.

20170214 19edo Multi Controller Directed Improvisation

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017


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Capturing Paul (Acousmatic in Adaptive Just Intonation via Melodyne)

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

capturing_paul Melodyne

capturing_paul2 Spectrum analysis

Capturing Paul
What I did was modified Paul Mimlitsch’s prepared guitar track posted to Sound-In. In detail I deleted the highest and lowest notes, and retuned to 22 edo. Then I tuned it to 12 equal whole tone, and then to adaptive just intonation. I normalized the perceived tempo and then quantized the notes to triplet 16th and eight notes. Then I “pulled” the notes to be about 300% longer than originally. Lastly I used the Melodyne spectrum manipulation to kill all harmonics greater than #8. That made the sound a lot purer and a bit like brass in the final result.