Sampling Neurosis: new solo works for Powerbook. Sound safe? It ain’t! Stone is a world traveling sound collector and he’s got it all squeezed into that little box and ready to launch on you. A master of the triple inverted dumpling squish groove and massage parlor, he’s coming from L.A. to commit shlockacide on Barbie and other unfortunate victims.
Carl Stone is one of the pioneers of live computer music, who first employed computers in live performance in 1986, and has been hailed by the Village Voice as “the king of sampling” and “one of the best composers living in (the USA) today.” He has used computers in live performance since 1986. Born in Los Angeles, Stone now divides his time between California and Japan. He studied composition at the Cal Arts with Morton Subotnick and James Tenney, and has composed electro-acoustic music almost exclusively since 1972. In addition to his schedule of performance, composition, and touring, Stone is on the faculty of the Information Media Technology Department, School of Information Science and Technology at Chukyo University in Japan. –Bio as of 2013