As an extension of my meme culture research, I decided to form a punk band that would produce songs exclusively about memes. Thus was born CLICKBAIT — a simulo-punk research band! The first album, Caption This, includes nine songs about some classic meme characters and conditions including — Scumbag Steve, Disaster Girl, Bad Luck Brian, and The Most […]
Since about 2004 I have been creating music under the name N+Semble, producing four “albums” with more on the way. The tracks range from jazzy to pop, ensemble music to experimental.
Indeterminate Anti-Pop is music mashup machine that plays with the form and expectations of pop music. Developed in Flash, the piece recombines 127 sound files to generate an on-the-fly pop song of a sort. The audio output is coupled with text and images based on anagrams for the pieces subtitle — low culture high art; […]
The QWERTY Octet is cinematic score generator developed in Flash. The application combines 80 short musical phrases to generate an abstract score that is coupled with images and text to create a pseudo=filmic environment. Each replay of the work allows the musical phrases, images and text to recombine in a different manner. The piece runs 180 […]