Botanica Soundscapes

Botanica Soundscapes are a suite of ambient musical works designed as a self-guided, mobile phone based, audio-enhanced experience of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens. Soundscapes are geotagged and triggered by location. The sound walk plays a …

Micro Mono Control

The Micro Mono Control (MMC) is a DIY MIDI controller and monophonic synthesizer based on the Arduino Pro Micro running the MIDIUSB and Mozzi audio libraries. Designed by Andrew R. Brown with great assistance from …

Pi Shaker

In late 2019 I hosted at Griffith University a visit from visiting researcher Dr. Vesa Norilo from the Sibelius Academy in Finland. During his visit, Vesa worked with me on new tools and techniques for …

Music on SoundCloud

Over the years I’ve posted various musical creations on my SoundCloud account. It provides an overview of my creative journey and features the many approaches I’ve adopted in my co-creative practice with algorithmic systems.

Sculptural Sonic Agents

Sculptural Sonic Agents is a collaboration between Andrew Brown and John Ferguson. The goal is to explore the development of sonic sculptural agents, these ‘agents’ are bespoke instruments that comprise artificial listening and sound generating capabilities. They …

Ripples

A composition for live performer and algorithmic music system. Ripples is a musical duet where the human performance stimulates a cascade of responses from the machine. The work emphasises chordal and arpeggiated material derived, in …

Solo Live Coding

My creative practice includes solo live coding performances. Live Coding involves writing software that makes music (or anything else If you prefer) as pat of the performance. It is a practice that is like improvised …

Live Coding with aa-cell

With Andrew Sorensen, I’ve been part of the live coding duo aa-cell since 2005. In live coding, musical algorithms are coded and edited during the performance. Typically, the laptop screens are projected so the audience …