Kurt James Werner

Stanford, California

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Kurt James Werner is a composer of electro-acoustic / acousmatic (&c.) music, author of digital signal processing code & compositional algorithms, avid circuit-bender, & graduate student Ph.D. candidate in Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics (CBMTA) at Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA, pronounced "karma").

His music references elements of algorithmic / generative composition, breakbeat, chiptunes, musique concrète, circuit-bending, & (granular & otherwise) synthesis, in juxtaposition & superimposition, directly & indirectly. His research focuses on audio/image compression codecs (forensics, & code-assisted data bending), computer modeling of circuit-bent instruments, glitch, psychoacoustics, sound synthesis, &c.

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