Born 1960 in Vienna. Austrian composer, improviser and performer. He studied composition with Friedrich Cerha and musicology in Vienna. Besides writing experimental instrumental music, he performs on his own electronic instrument m@ze°2, develops software environments for computer-aided composition and creates generative sound and video environments. Since 2007 professor of composition for electro-acoustic and experimental music at the University of Music in Vienna. Using Max since 1991; developer of the Realtime Composition Library (RTC-lib) for MaxMSP/Jitter.
Proper Ties – generative sound environment
by Karlheinz Essl
Karlheinz Essl demonstrates how his sound installation Proper Ties was created with MaxMSP. This generative sound environment uses noises from our environment,...