Posts by Year


Making in Ruin

3 minute read

Here, I wanted to catalogue some of the ways my current feedback circuits are broken, and how I’m still using them anyway.

The Mushroom at the End of the World

9 minute read

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

2 minute read

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

less than 1 minute read

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

3 minute read

The hidden costs of Barker’s €150 plate reverb and solenoid percussion system


Interdependent Labour

1 minute read

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

5 minute read

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...

Tutorial: Ciat Lonbarde PCBs

6 minute read

A tutorial on turning Peter Blasser’s ‘Paper Circuits’ into files needed for Printed Circuit Board manufacturing.


DIY - Some Notes

5 minute read

A key term within my practice, and the broader music communities I identify with, is DIY. But what does this mean?


Testing Epoxy Backed Contact Mic’s

4 minute read

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...

Urghh… Recaptcha

less than 1 minute read

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

8 minute read

A year or so ago I started experimenting with digital self publishing. Having become increasingly politicised with regard to both state and commercial online...


Hello World

less than 1 minute read

Obligatory first post. Portfolio and more to follow.