Build a Pop Song

Build a Pop Song is another great example of technology being the first line of audience, but also of the object being split into two different activity systems–the performance and the mix. Both are aspects of composition, and converge on the same object–the digital track–but activate different aspects of the object.


Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson’s discussion of his setup is another great example of the ways contemporary music composition is exemplary in terms of the ways I’m coming to think about object-oriented rhetoric.


Crystal Method

This shot uploaded to Facebook by Crystal Method is the perfect image for stomp box logic, object-oriented rhetoric, or materialist composition: first line of addressed audience is the gathered technologies. Human bodies are objects in the background, co-producing tertiary affects that feed back into the performative system.

Crystal Method - Live

Stomp Box Logic – Live!