Clocktower Site: Sound Event

The recording of my lecture/performance at the Arup SoundLab is now available to stream at the Clocktower website. Thanks to Lea Bertucci for arranging the event!

Clocktower Radio

Roulette Mixology

Playing a multichannel/ambisonic set (solo and trio) with Ken Kirschner and Daniel Neumann on Friday night. Audio recordings from the Virginia Overton show at the Whitney will be central to the piece. Show is curated by Michael Schumacher and there will be floor rugs!

Roulette Event Page

Anagram Ensemble Performance

My piece, “Even the Stains Pale,” will receive a reprise performance by the Anagram Ensemble as part of the Infrequent Seams Festival at the Firehouse Space on June 11th (facebook event). Documentation of the premiere in 2015 at the Stone can be found on the Experiments in Opera website here. Thanks to James Ilgenfritz for organizing!

Shows October/November

Two shows coming up!

Anagram Ensemble will be premiering a new composition of mine as part of James Ilgenfritz’ residency at the Stone. The piece is one of several short vocal works on the program, each created using cut-ups by William Burroughs from the newly-released book The Travel Agency is on Fire, by CUNY Press. The concert is part of the Experiments in Opera Series.

Book/Concert Info
Stone Calendar

Also, I am very excited to be playing a duet with Vanessa Rossetto at AMPLIFY 2015 on November 1st! Erstwhile Records, in conjunction with Shared Shapes, Issue Project Room, and Fridman Gallery, has put together a fantastic 3-day lineup including performances by Olivia Block, Maria Chavez, Kevin Drumm, Graham Lambkin, and others. More details are available on the facebook event page.

AMPLIFY Facebook Event

Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Shows

I am playing two shows in August:

with Delicate Sen at Trans Pecos, August 5th:

solo as part of the Chicken A-Go-Go series at Troost, August 20th:
(featuring the debut of my LED-sculpture!)

Urban Omnibus Article

With help from Jonathan Tarleton over at Urban Omnibus, I have put together a collection of field recordings from around New York City and a brief writeup about soundscapes and active listening. You can find it over on their weekly blog feature: Tune In: Soundscapes of New York. Hope you enjoy!

New Fraufraulein Release

Fraufraulein has a new album! You can purchase, listen to a short excerpt, and read an interview at the link below:


Hope you enjoy!

February Shows in Europe

I will be playing 2 shows in Europe next month. Please come check them out if you are in town!

February 18, 2015
Geneva, Switzerland
Show Info

February 20, 2015
Espace Cosmopolis (#cable Festival)
Nantes, France
Festival Website

Best of 2014 Lists

My record on Students of Decay, Codiaeum Variegatum, made it into a few best-of lists this year. Thanks to Steve Smith, Lucas Schleicher, Brian Olewnick, and Nick Cain for the mentions!


Just Outside

Boston Globe

Wire Magazine:

As for my favorite records of 2014, I can’t say I listened to nearly enough new records to make a top 10, but here are a few I enjoyed this year:

Alex Cobb, Marigold and Cable
Sarah Davachi, August Harp
Jurg Frey and Radu Malfatti, II
Billy Gomberg, Certain Words Again and Again
Grouper, Ruins
Greg Kelley and Jason Lescalleet, Conversations
Kim Myhr, All your limbs singing
Andrew Lafkas, 1+1=year zero(water/moon)

Musical Ecologies Performance at Old Stone House, Brooklyn

New composition performed on November 13, 2014 at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn as part of the Musical Ecologies series, curated by Dan Joseph. Three Nymphs Supporting a Clock, 1788 uses recorded elements of Monteverdi’s Zefiro Torna and field recordings from Mt. Greylock, MA and the Frick Gallery, NYC, low-frequency standing waves, and live performance to create a spatially-shifting site-specific installation. Also on the program, a performance of Remarks on Color, a joint composition by Billy and myself.

Leonard Roussel, Flute
Robbie Lee, Flute
Billy Gomberg, Bass
Anne Guthrie, French horn


Score Excerpt:

Pre-show interview with Dan Joseph here:
Musical Ecologies Interview