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Making in Ruin
Here, I wanted to catalogue some of the ways my current feedback circuits are broken, and how I’m still using them anyway.
CNTNGNT PRMP: An open and contingent system for JFET preamplifiers
I presented a video paper at the Vibrant Practices Symposium in April, earlier this year.
The Mushroom at the End of the World
I recently finished reading Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s ‘The Mushroom at the End of the World’. It wasn’t directly relevant to my work but has sparked a couple o...
Circuit Bending and Sanctimony
A slight annoyance in some of the literature I sometimes encounter during my PhD is the way alternative or, so-called, counter-cultures are represented as so...
The Chaos Bazaar
By denying buyers the possibility of direct economic relationships with sellers, Spotify has no choice but to continue to pursue its delusional, illegal, stu...
Barker’s Plate Reverb
The hidden costs of Barker’s €150 plate reverb and solenoid percussion system
I’m always interested in stuff around ‘work’ and/or ‘labour’ around DIY music scenes and how it intersects with wider criticism of capitalism etc. I wanted t...
Clearing the Decks
I’ve just been writing for my PhD progression. It’s been an intense couple of months but there’s now a brief respite as my report is reviewed for corrections...
Posset-bot takes early retirement
Tutorial: Ciat Lonbarde PCBs
A tutorial on turning Peter Blasser’s ‘Paper Circuits’ into files needed for Printed Circuit Board manufacturing.
Introducing the Jehova’s Fitness Telegram Bot
A Telegram bot performing a collaged stream of bits and bobs
NottNOISE - Monday 16th March
I’ll be playing NottNOISE (Nottingham) on Monday 16th March.
DIY - Some Notes
A key term within my practice, and the broader music communities I identify with, is DIY. But what does this mean?
Shutting Down Bandcamp Onion
Last year I Onionised Bandcamp, that is to say I used EOTK to set up a Tor proxy to Bandcamp.
An (Opinionated) Critical Guide to DIY Digital Publishing
Introduction I’m briefly introducing this text as it is taken directly from a supplement I recently published with TQ#15. It was quite spur of the moment, ha...
Pushing Jekyll to a Google Cloud based Tor Hidden Service using Gitlab CI
In my previous post I migrated from a Raspberry Pi home server to Google Compute Engine for the purpose of hosting Tor Hidden Service versions of my websites...
Non-anonymous Tor Hidden Service using Google Cloud
I’ve previously talked about how to set up Tor Hidden Services, at home on a Raspberry Pi. As I’ll be moving around soon and not have a permanent base to run...
WNNS Review: Dissolution Matrix in Afterthought of Skiess
I just wanted to share this most welcome review, from the ever-excellent We Need No Swords, of “Dissolution Matrix in Afterthought of Skies”
Small Thoughts on Improvisation
Testing Impedance Matching Contact Mic’s
More A/B Comparisons
I’ll cut to the chase, I’ve ‘Onionised’ Bandcamp.
Testing Epoxy Backed Contact Mic’s
I’ve been making contact mic’s for myself and others for some years now (and I’m planning on putting some up for sale again quite soon so get in touch if you...
Why Being Disconnected from Practice Isn’t Really a Thing
One hears people, especially in arts circles, talking about their relationship to practice. Artists and other creatives (not forgetting nurses, teachers and ...
EOTK: Tor Mirroring on Google Cloud Engine
So at the risk of this site mostly being tech stuff I’m posting another how-to, rough-guide, self-documentation regarding Tor.
Just a quick note. I hate captcha. Mostly I hate infinite captcha loops you can get locked into whilst browsing using Tor. That’s often as much to do with cl...
Self Hosting with Raspberry Pi and Tor
A year or so ago I started experimenting with digital self publishing. Having become increasingly politicised with regard to both state and commercial online...
Obligatory first post. Portfolio and more to follow.
An exercise in fictional archives and mediated histories - focussing upon little-known, 1970s, German noise band, Lustfaust.
When We Hit the Sky We Were High Over the Roofs, a Field of Gnarled Antennae
Audio installation activating listeners through dynamically modulating sound in space.
The Rusty Trombone of God
Cardiff based DIY gig collective - bringing fringe highlights and dirt-rare performances to Cardiff between 2010 and 2012. And then Nottingham in 2013.
A Walk by the Water
Between the 25th and the 30th of September 2013, in groups and alone, we walked sections of the River Trent and Nottingham Canal. It was as if she knew we we...
Contact Mics Uganda
A 2 day workshop ran in the Katwe slums of Nsambya in Kampala, Uganda during December 2013.
Audio Transducers Nepal
In March 2014 I visited Nepal with my wife. I was there to run a workshop where we would turn objects in speakers allowing us to intervene locally with sound...
Do You Want To Expand Your Parameters Or Play Museums Like Some Dilettante
Composed in response to Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary as part of their ‘Memory’ project and permanent collection.
The Memory Project
A realisation of the score ‘Do You Want To Expand Your Parameters Or Play Museums Like Some Dilettante’ is played back using vibrations to activate the windo...
Based upon David Tudor’s Rainforest IV (1973) and realised as a collaborative electronics workshop and performance.
I was invited to run a workshop as part of PS2N’s Optophonic Workshop.
They Ain’t Fucked with the Milk since Louis Pasteur, Except Maybe Diluted It a Little Bit
Sound installation and score drawing upon the alternative tuning systems of La Monte Young and the musical legacy of Sunny Murray.
Improvisations: Series 1
An ongoing archive of staged realities and material flows leaking into the world, inviting you to listen with the ‘ear of the imagination’.
One off 12” vinyl commission for Mat Jenner’s FOAM project.
Nights of visionary global music in Nottingham, UK.
From Now On
A 4 hour durational installation and performance hybrid
Reactor Halls E14: Cables - Contact Mic Workshop
Workshop conducted as part of the Rammel Club/Reactor Halls E14: Cables event.
Bitto Arts Trust: Gasworks Residency
A Triangle Network Fellowship at Britto Arts Trust in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2015
10 week UNIT(e) Residency at g39 in Cardiff.
Peak Signal 2 Noise
Short video pieces and soundtracking for Sheffield’s weirdest experimental music/sound/art TV show
The House Organ
In-house audio reports from the amateur avant-garde.
Site Gallery: Society of Explorers and Folk Forest
A workshop for Site Gallery’s Society of Explorers exploring making musical instruments from DIY contact microphones and domestic objects.
Leeds Creative Labs: Bragg Edition Residency
Paired with concrete scientists, we explored concrete as a sonic material through a variety of experiments.
NottNOISE - Things and Stuff
Making the best of what, during lockdown, was to hand.