Speaks with Jon Leidecker, aka Wobbly

Free to attend, email events@music.ox.ac.uk for Zoom details.

Jon Leidecker (aka Wobbly) is a San Francisco–based musician/composer of experimental electronic music Member of the multimedia collective Negativland. He has been engaged with the medium of electronic music since the mid 1980's, performing in collaboration with others and appearing solo under the unchosen pseudonym 'Wobbly', with an emphasis on live performance and improvisation. Early works utilized sonic collage & musical appropriation, growing out of a series of appearances on Negativland's live-mix radio program Over The Edge -- improvising with recorded sounds to produce music which inherently resists the act of being recorded. Recent work investigates the history and musical aesthetics implied by the physics of acoustic and electrical feedback, research into the technology and creative workflow required for immersive sound diffusion (including five years of work as a member of the engineering team for Dolby's 3D sound format Atmos), and the use of mobile devices and their built-in microphones as cybernetic improvising partners.

About the Series:

Professor Jennifer Walshe convenes this online series in which visiting composers discuss their work. Free and open to all.