Compositions

Emancipation (2013, 7:30) electroacoustic
Post from Rajasthan (2005, revised 2011) audio postcard
Couplings (2012, 6:35) electroacoustic
TimePiece (Berlin, September, 2010) sound installation at Ohrenhoch der Geräuschladen, for 8 playback devices with remote controls aiff (excerpt, 15:15, begin playback very softly (pianissimo))
Combustible
(2008-2009)
electroacoustic composition consisting of lots and lots of micro edits
Squelch
(2005-06)
electroacoustic composition mixing raw and processed field recordings; waveshaping is the
primary processing technique in this piece
Cycle (2004) electroacoustic composition mixing orchestral instrument samples, synthesized and processed sounds mp3
(excerpt, 3.1 MB)
Trio (2004) music for choreography by Deborah Slater Dance Theater, co-composed with Erling
Wold
mp3
(full piece, 16.5 MB)
Note from Patzcuaro
(2003)
audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Patzcuaro,
Mexico
nomen plaid (2003) electroacoustic composition
Things Frankie Heard
(2002)
based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings
of Desolation Wilderness, California
J-Wake (2001) based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings of
Californian and Mexican Pacific coastlines
mp3 (excerpt, 6.1MB) realaudio
five haiku (2000) based on computer-generated sound and processed field recordings of
urban hikes in San Francisco, California
mp3 (excerpt, 5.1MB) realaudio
Maroc (1998) audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Fez,
Tanjer, Marrakesh, and Chefchaouen, Morocco
In or Out (1997) based on computer-generated sound and live-processed sound of
Radish Festival, Oaxaca, Mexico and Christmas festival, San Miguel de Allenda,
Mexico
Musk (1997) based on computer-generated sound and live-processed sound of souk
in Marrakesh, Morocco
To My Son Parker, Asleep in
the Next Room
(1996)
setting of poem of same title by the late Bob Kaufman, computer-generated
sound and processed voice
mp3 (excerpt, 6:10) realaudio (excerpt)
Japanese Postcard (1995) audio postcard based on computer-processed field recordings of Tokyo,
Hamamatsu, and Kyoto
Three Studies for Pedal Steel
(1995)
based on heavily computer-processed recordings of pedal steel guitar
Survival
of the Fit Enough: The Galapagos Project — by Deborah Slater Dance Theater
(2003)
soundtrack for evening-length dance theater piece, chronicling the
author’s shipwreck and survival in The Galapagos Islands. (electroacoustic
music and audio processing by T. Blum; instrumental music by Erling
Wold
)
– mp3 excerpts –
Ship Wrecked (1:00)
Attacked by Waves (2:00)
The Life Raft (6:00)
A Miraculous Rescue (3:30)