Lissajous.

Several weeks ago I started experimenting with different tuning systems. Just about the same time, I happened upon some material on Lissajous curves: patterns which are formed by plotting two audio channels perpendicular to one another on the x and y axis. Part of the reason I find them so interesting is that they link […]

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Better late than never.

(SNODS EDGE) Okay, I finally made a video demo for the piece I wrote for Stichting Conlon at Gaudeamus Muziekweek two years ago. The premiere at the Speelklokmuseum in Utrecht was musically lovely, but visually…not quite, um, no. Two years to get this done! Better late than never. It’s a good piece, I think. It’s […]

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Durham report #1.

(DURHAM, UK) The phrase of the day is: ‘Vennels Cafe’, for lunch or teatime treats! This lemon cake rules. Good filter coffee (sometimes I just want a regular effin’ cup, you know?). Had lunch here yesterday with the composer Eric Egan, during which we talked enthusiastically about remote northern places (being half-Norwegian, he shares my […]

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