2021

becoming arctic partners: Boyana Maynalovska, Robert Platt, Christian Hierhold, Filippo Gaetani instruments: synthesizer, violin Becoming Arctic is the name of a short film by Robert Platt. It’s doing the rounds at some film festivals in north america this year. The soundtrack was composed using a formalized score pipeline written in python. The instrumentation is violin and synthesizers, Boyana Maynalovska on the violin and me trying to keep up on the keys. [Read More]

2020

all of old. at Transparent Sound, Budapest with Longleash (a piano trio) All Of Old. Nothing else ever. Ever Tried. Ever Failed. No Matter. Try again. Fail Again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett Mccartney all of old Mccartney all of old Mccartney all of old Mccartney all of old [Read More]

2014

hum’s almanac 3. Nov 13 Some rain still mild although ground below freezing gentle breeze enough light. That is if a bird can peer. A blue mountain before spring. 5. Nov 13 Again more rain temperature rises ground thaws moderate breeze and even less light. This time of course no idea. 6. Nov 13 Not so much rain ground cool wind dropping although very little light. To begin with birds whistling in an empty park (or something charming like that). [Read More]

2012

Blue pentagonal remnant of tile instruments: Organ, Kontrabass, Trombone partners: Aleksey Vylegzhanin, Matej Bunderla, Margarethe Maierhofer-Lischka, Sandor-Laszlo Krakoczk Composed for Stephanie Barry DaHe instruments: Harmonium, Electronics Piece for electronics, video by Trevor Furlong Fragments (glas) partners: Bronagh Linck-Ryan, Aleksey Vylegzhanin, Peter Venus instruments: Piano Kosmotopy partners: Klaus Lang, Anna Kropfelder, Yulan Yu, Hristina Takovska, Ja-Young Baek, Seongmin Ji This was a project that we started in 2012, one of the many projects that this group of people managed together during their time in Graz. [Read More]

2017

A way after remains or reflections In his poem Bogland, Seamus Heaney writes about the influence of the landscape on the pioneers. He compares the Prarie of the Western USA with the Moores in Ireland. A way after remains or reflections is certainly not a long walk into the sunset. The ground swallows an endless horizon. Every layer contains immaculate black. The horizon appears again nonchalant fleeting it cleaves the ground [Read More]