Archive for the ‘tuning’ Category

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!

Nuclear Drip Line (Eagle 53)

Friday, August 11th, 2017


Nuclear Drip Line is performed on a Alesis Q88 using Absynth and Brazile in John O’Sullivan’s Eagle 53 tuning.

20 edo ambient guitar

Sunday, August 6th, 2017


A performance pretty much as said in the title using erine ball volume pedal, univox super fuzz, sonitus delay, breverb reverb, Sonar

Lonely Tokyo Nights

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Lonely Tokyo Nights in 17 notes per octave sung by Miku

A Figure in a Field (album)

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

I have finally released my album “A Figure in a Field”. It is a mostly ambient leaning album in many tunings and created with many techniques. See the album and track notes for details.

Fake News (Bohlen-Pierce)

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017



Fake News for electronics and electric Bphlen-Pierce guitar

17 edo guitar in “a minor” with “C harmony”

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017


I improvised with my 17 edo guitar through a GT-10 using its C harmony patch – the resulting tuning is above. I think it sounds interesting at times.
Here is the adjusted (nomalized to 0 cent tonic) probabilistic applied tuning.

A Beating of the Woo (JI piano solo)

Thursday, July 13th, 2017



A Beating of the Woo is an extended performance using Gene Ward Smith’s tuning listed below.

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Six 7-limit tetrads marvel woo scale with 51 11-limit dyads
! 7-limit transversal [15/14, 7/6, 6/5, 5/4, 9/7, 7/5, 3/2, 8/5, 12/7, 7/4, 15/8, 2]
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15/14
7/6
6/5
5/4
9/7
7/5
3/2
8/5
12/7
7/4
15/8
2/1

A Short Composition in Marvel Woo

Monday, July 10th, 2017


A Short Composition in Marvel Woo composed and played on a Korg MS-2000
PDF score of composition
Tuning by Gene Ward Smith – used rounded to the nearest cent

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Six 7-limit tetrads marvel woo scale with 51 11-limit dyads
! 7-limit transversal [15/14, 7/6, 6/5, 5/4, 9/7, 7/5, 3/2, 8/5, 12/7, 7/4, 15/8, 2]
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Two Videos Performing 17 Note Per Octave Guitar

Sunday, July 9th, 2017



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