Some examples of the music I make with bass instruments.

Lucier Variations

In this piece for tape, modular electronics, and laptop (because why have one type of audio wire when you can use five or six?) I start with a poem or text that has relevance in the location I’m performing. At Thrive, Baltimore, for example it was poet Lucille Clifton’s “Cutting Greens.” I record this text […]

100 Days of Experimental Double Bass

This is a project to see if I can create, record, and distribute 100 works of experimental music for upright bass.


Sounds created from electric bass guitar, some with frets, some without frets. Some with encapsulated electronics, some with modular electronics.   Often the experimental nature of these works are hidden in technological challenges or concepts more than harmonic or melodic considerations. Electric. by Gahlord Dewald

New Function

New Function: synthetic textures to accompany contemporary tasks.

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