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Random Drummer

Share this…click image to access Max patch (samples needed for patch)   This patch deals with randomness and probabilities to create constantly changing drum rhythms over a backing track. In order for the patch to work properly, you will need to download this zipped file of samples and direct Max file directory to the folder […]

Drones, Scratches, and Quizzles

Share this…click image to access Max patch   This patch is an early example of using control functions to create a constantly evolving texture, with three possible sound types: drones, scratch sounds, and quizzles (whatever those are!). The programming for this patch is based heavily on Chris Dorbrian’s work on control functions as recognizable shapes: […]

Share this…Songs For a New Era is my most recent project. For the past seven years, or so, I have worked hard at academic composition, so I figured that it was time for a change. This project is an electronic rock show that integrates improvisation, songwriting, and interactive computer technologies. Songs for a New Era […]


Share this… GLIT is an industrial hip-hop duo, featuring Richard Savery and Anthony Caulkins. After completing their degrees at UC Irvine, Richard and Anthony began experimenting with integrating the sounds of noisehop into their own performance practices of jazz and heavy metal. Through this they have developed a dance based style of music with a […]

The Real Pretenders

Share this… The Real Pretenders is a dark indie duo featuring Anna Savery and Anthony Caulkins. Through this collaboration, we explore the acoustic worlds of beauty and ugliness using original and cover songs. The Real Pretenders by The Real Pretenders

Share this…A new set recordings from my experimental rock/jazz group, Coyote The Mist. Featuring, guitar, accordion, Roland Juno-60, and computer Coyote The Mist by Coyote The Mist

Share this…My MFA thesis project involving an exploration of the idea of musical gesture as a computational tool. Musicians: Andrew Anderson – Piano Anthony Caulkins – Guitar Michele Cheng – Piano Oliver Dobrian – Drums Elizabeth Erickson – Live Electronics Molly Jones – Soprano Saxophone Anna Savery – Violin/Live Visuals Richard Savery – Baritone Saxophone/Flute/Bass […]

Movie Screening - Nine-Story Mountain

Share this…Event Details  Who: Directed by Augusta Thomson  What: movie screening  Where: Tibet House US gallery, NYC  When: Friday, August 15, 2014 At 07:00 PM   How: General:$15 with 10% discount to THUS members.  Details: Friday, August 15; 7-9PM  About the Event Nine-Story Mountain charts the path of three western researchers, from Lhasa to Mount Kailash, Tibet, on a journey to […]