• music

    A Hundred Ghosts – I Say Again Echo – A soundtrack to the Apollo 11 moon landing in daydreams and night terrors. For solo eight string bass/guitar hybrid and Ghosts real-time effects software. Reflections on the vastness of space and the distance from home. Houston begins to repeat, “I say again echo“. Time slows to a halt as the signal …

  • research

    EchoThief  – Noise-resistant acoustic measurement tool used to create high resolution impulse responses. Currently under review by the UCSD Technology Transfer Office in pursuit of patent protection (Tech ID: 22193). Using this new technology, I have created a large public library of impulse responses of unique sonic spaces. This library makes the resonant character of each …

  • instruments

    The PixelHarp is a video-controlled harp whose virtual strings are strummed by waving a hand in view of a webcam. Leveraging technology to ease the learning curve and engage the player, this electronic folk instrument can be easily used by everyone. I chose the autoharp as a conceptual starting point, believing it to be among the most …

  • installations

    Feedback Piano I-XI (prepared piano and software) – Ambient feedback installations which use the strings of a piano extend the apparent resonance of a space.  Featured on MakeTV episode 109 and the 2011 NWEAMO Festival.  Yearlong installation at San Diego State University’s Electronic Music Studios allowed remote collaborators around the world to use the Feedback Piano as an …