Music for airports

Music for airports

Through the Music Tech Fest, I’ve recently been involved in a project to create a sound installation for the passenger terminal area of Rijeka airport on the island of Krk in Croatia. My role was to help connect the local commissioning body to a community of...
Human Music Interaction

Human Music Interaction

In my now part-time day job as a professor at Birmingham City University, I wrote an article on the research centre’s blog, in which I referred to a new field of research that I’m helping develop. It bridges computer science, cultural studies, media...
Sunday Jazz revisited

Sunday Jazz revisited

Years ago, I was the host of a weekly Sunday jazz show on radio. For six years in New Zealand, then for another couple in the UK, I picked jazz tunes (or thereabouts) and played them to people over the wireless. Always loved doing that. Later on, I had a regular DJ...
The Birth of Mozo

The Birth of Mozo

For the past couple of months, I’ve been working on some really interesting projects that have sparked some great conversations about the nature of recorded music, their place and affordances as a medium and what can be communicated in that form – and how...
World’s Northernmost hackerspace?

World’s Northernmost hackerspace?

“And this is our space programme,” says Tomas Härdin, pointing to a battered old dining table next to a whiteboard. The whiteboard has schematic drawings on it, but otherwise there is nothing to suggest mission control. Codemill developer and radio...