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Hello! I'm an old media artist who makes music. I also write and talk about low-tech computer crafts and cultures. And I'm an occasional prankster.

Recent or upcoming shows

Bitgrid, Antwerp, April 1

I'm playing Bitgrid in Antwerp with Shirobon, Monodeer, Rymdkraft, Hexadeci, Mega Thrive, HavocCc, Jotie vs HIA, I am Legendary Robot and...

C64 Ambient For Datastorm Breakfast, Feb 11

I'll play some C64 ambient at Datastorm in Gothenburg on Saturday morning, as the poor demosceners are refuelling with breakfast. I will improvise from scratch with nothing but defMON and a delay pedal, and also over recordings of previous improvisations. I do the...

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I think we can never completely understand what a piece of technology is or does. And I don’t think humans are in control of what we design. Even a very simple digital system is beyond our grasp, beyond our understanding. Maybe it deserves some kind of respect? On the other hand, technology that is clearly designed or destined to control, monopolize and manipulate should be treated accordingly.

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Ze big questions: What is work, what is art, and what is value? As old fashioned as it might sound, quality matters to me. I’m fascinated with people who take the time to really learn how to work with a medium/instrument/tool. But I am also fascinated by beginner experiments and non-productive mistakes. The master slave dichotomy!

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Some people call me a hacker, but I consider myself more like a Turing complete user. I just make stuff. I’m not inventing or creating new sounds with these machines. It’s more like I’m discovering them. They were always there.

▜ Collabororators

– █ 4mat █ A Bill Miller █ Achim █ Alma Alloro █ Altemark █ Anders Hattne █ Anomie █ Booger █ C-Men █ Cactus █ Chantal Goret █ Chavez █ D.W █ Dan B █ Datassette █ Diego █ Dino █ Divag █ Dr. Vector █ Dubmood █ Ekta █ Entter █ evilpaul █ Fabio Dondero █ Faderunner █ Frantic █ Future Eater █ Geraldine Juárez █ Gijs Gieskes █ Grabuk █ Henrik Bromander █ Herv █ Hally █ Hollowman █ Ilan Katin █ iLKke █ Iopop █ Jacob Remin █ James Dingle █ Je Mappelle Mads █ Jean Poole █ Jellica █ Jens Nirme █ Johan Kotlinski █ Jossystem █ Jucke █ Julien Mier █ Kaneel █ Karin █ Keff █ Kim Asendorf █ Kissdub █ lft █ Linde █ Liquid Stranger █ Lord Nikon █ Lukas Nystrand █ Markku Reunanen █ Maskinoperatör █ Nam Shub █ Notorius █ Neurobit █ Niemo █ Nullsleep █ Optiroc █ Otro █ ps █ Pavan █ Pingo █ Psilodump █ Pulselooper █ Raquel Meyers █ Rasmus Fleischer █ Rivel █ Rosa Mannen █ Rosa Menkman █ Salkinitzor █ Shojono Tomo █ Småhm █ Spot █ ssaliva █ Steve █ Terminal 11 █ The Toilet █ Tim Koch █ Uwe Schenk █ Videogramo █ Warren Myles █ Qwan █ Yonx █ Zabutom █ Zaner █ Ålfeskarn

Book me for: Club shows|Improvised C64 ambient performances|Interactive Dataslav gigs|Talks and workshops|Research assistance|Writing

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You can also get in touch on Twitter: @goto80
Fax is available on request.