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piece for wave​-​field array

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final stereo 04:43


Initial recording done at home with Max/MSP. The two other tracks were played through a wave-field synthesis array built by Bobby McElver (bobbymcelver.com) and Andrew Schneider (andrewjs.com/about/).

Live recordings were to hand-held two-track at Cycling74's Expo74 conference at MASS MoCA in April 2019.

Due to extreme panning between four moving sound sources and the reduction of four sources to two, the live recordings are a bit less dramatic in this form than they were in the room.


released May 1, 2019

Max/MSP, recording: Maurice Rickard


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snwv Pittsburgh

Maurice Rickard is a musician, sound artist, and Deep Listening Certificate holder based in Pittsburgh. snwv is his project to create ambient environments from finely tuned oscillators and other sound sources as well (guitar, microphones, feedback). Some patches use mostly oscillators, some use delays, some use controlled amounts of randomness. Results range from gentle ambience to chaos. ... more

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