"I prefer looser, vague terms like 'sort of good.' My standards of good and bad are always undefined." -Shuwa Tei.
Composed for the Unsafe: Festival of Improvised and Experimental Music, Dorset, UK.
GRAVITY PROBLEM NO. 3
Composed for Time Labs' European broadcast of one-minute radio pieces.
Composed for the compilation cd, "Bend It Like Beckett," commemorating the 100th birthday of
Samuel Beckett, released by Sound Works, Cork, Ireland.
ENVELOPE OF LEVELS
Composed for the World New Music Festival in Stuttgart, Germany, this July.
WHAT HAPPENED HIM
From AUTUMN RAIN IN THE YARD
a remix of Kenneth Kirschner's "November 11, 2003."
were invited by Taylor Dupree to create new compositions based entirely
on Kenneth Kirschner’s piano sketch November 11, 2003. Some submissions were chosen for release on .term.
From PLAIN VANILLA
This is a link to 4 tracks using raw and manipulated field recordings
made in China combined with sounds from children's toys. Each
track has a photo from China, click on a picture and find the mp3 link
just below it. Ben Owen has invited many interesting sound
artists to contribute to his mp3 archive, ADDENDA.
My contribution to the acoustic guitar anthology TENSILE co-produced with Jim Sande.
Read a description and review here.
DINING ON SHORT WAVES
This was one of four pieces winning the 4X4 award from the Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts. The chair of the selection panel was Robin Rimbaud (Scanner), and here's how he described it:
Michael V. Farley's work "Dining On
Short Waves" presents two bar phrases of short wave band caught up in a
collage of random needle drops, scratches and cuts in the groove of an
LP. The sonic scuffling irregularities of this raw material
creates a fragmented miniature around an object of history, the vinyl