Michael Duffy composer, improviser, and sonic adventurer.
(b.1976) guitar, clarinet, trumpet, 4-track, and drums as a youth lead to computer-obsessed electronic and acoustic composition and improvisation. Co-founder of the Contemporary Music Workshop and Assistant Director/Co-Curator of the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts. Currently living in Minneapolis, MN.
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Max/MSP, Csound, OpenMusic, AudioSculpt, SPEAR, SoundHack, Logic Pro, Photoshop, Sony MZ-N707/EC-MS 907, cymbals, bells, drums of all kinds, various hardware effects boxes, mixers, guitar pedals, contact microphones, etc.
Shield Your Eyes - Duo with Schuyler Tsuda
Franklin is Buried
fixed media - processed field recordings and found sounds
Live at Acadia Cafe
Seth Alt - metal sheet and electronics; Jeff Beddow - interlaced feedback, cymbal, voice; Mike Duffy - appropriated sounds and electronics; Mike Hallenbeck - laptop electronics.
Four for Six
strings and percussion in four continuous movements
Oiche mhaith (good night)
fixed media - processed field recordings
hybrid electronics/computer set-up processing contact mic-ed cymbal
a more rhythmic set with same rig
duet with percussionist James Borchers
Elliot Turned Two Last Week
reflections on two children’s toys
Recollection and Variation
bastardized drumloops and long dormant fragments from the hard-drive
‘bent data files bring out shifting harmonies.
drumloops, granular processing
Old Work Song
the monotony of teletypes, typewriters and the blacksmiths anvil
A Herd Adrift
processed Shepherd tones.
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