Schoolhouse: a 2-channel sound composition comprised of sonic and musical field recordings. The idea of a “field recording” being of the lived world, instead of being of the perfected recording studio, is one that is pondered throughout this piece. The intention was to begin with a familiar musical element, and continue by adding textures to create a sonic palette in which the musical and non-musical are indiscernible.
The Duos EP: Recorded over two nights in Santa Fe, NM. Mána Taylor and Telo Hoy’s first EP release: improvised and structured combinations using voice, snare drum, guitar, vibraphone, and loops.
Music for Beckoning Path: Music composed for the Beckoning Path Wellness Retreat Center in Armonk, NY.
breath motors: Nine sonic musical topographies that explore the breath and emotion of human voices in conversation with motors, drones, and sounds of machinery that have come to be defined as “noise.”
Tin Foil: Music for prepared solo vibraphone and electronics.
before they closed the forest: Forests are defining geographical landmarks that have emotional, spiritual, and physical significance for humans. This music explores the loss of forests through musical interpretation of forest environments, loss of homeland, and the emotional belonging of people.
Borderline: Music written for the Switch~ Ensemble (flute, bass clarinet, vibraphone, violin + electronics).
Depart Cycle: Music written for the organ in Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland.