M.I.T., Cambridge MA, March 9.

Berklee School of Music, Boston MA (date TBA)


University of Iowa: Panel discussion on Arthur Russell. April 27.

Buchla Memorial Festival: Panel moderator, San Francisco, April 22-23.

NYU: Guest speaker, “Writing about Music: Stage and Floor,” March 28.

Whitney Museum of Art: Panel, “Personal, Passionate, Political: Criticism in Troubled Times.” New York, March 24.


BBC Radio 4. Last Word. Link to broadcast

Clark University Department of Music: Invited lecture, “Computer Music: A Brief History.” October 5, 2016.

Contemporary Jewish Museum: Gallery talk, San Francisco, September 9, 2016. Link for more information

Exploratorium: Onstage Q&A on the life and work of Conrad Schnitzler with Ken Montgomery, San Francisco, September 8, 2016.

Adobe Books: Reading, San Francisco. September 6, 2016.

Popcast: Discussing the Legacy of Alan Vega. The New York Times, July 22, 2016.

Speaker, Gray Area Festival, San Francisco, April 22, 2016.

Exploratorium: Moderator, “Playback 1966: Artist Perspectives on Media Art,” San Francisco, April 21, 2016.

Exploratorium: Talk: “Cinema Arts: The Sci-Fi Scores of Louis and Bebe Barron.” With Ben Burtt, sound designer for Star Wars and other movies. San Francisco, March 17, 2016.

Guest lecturer, The Drew School, San Francisco, March 2, 2016.

Guest, Radio Free Brooklyn. February 2016. Link to broadcast

Guest, The Patreon Podcast. January 2016. Link to broadcast

Guest, CBC Day 6, January 16, 2016. Roundtable on the life of David Bowie. Link to broadcast


Guest, KQED Forum. Roundtable on music in 2015. December 16, 2015. Link to broadcast

BBC Radio 6, Sunday Service with Jarvis Cocker. May 17, 2015. Link to broadcast

Conversation with author Michaelangelo Matos. Booksmith, San Francisco, May 5, 2015.

Exploratorium: Artist talk: Joshua Light Show, Linda Perhacs, Julia Holter and Geeta Dayal. San Francisco, April 19, 2015. More information

Guest, CBC Day 6. April 3, 2015. Link to broadcast

California College of the Arts: Guest lecturer, graduate seminar, March 11, 2015.

Invited speaker, The Drew School, February 24, 2015.


California College of the Arts: Guest lecturer, CCA graduate seminar, December 3, 2014.

California College of the Arts: Invited lecture, CCA Graduate Studies Lecture Series, December 2, 2014. “Critical Thinking About Sound Art.” Details here

Guest, CBC Day 6, Nov 7, 2014. Link to broadcast

Bard College: Guest lecturer, Department of Film and Electronic Arts, Sept 18, 2014.

Brown University: Invited speaker, Sonic Focus, Department of Modern Culture and Media, Sept 12, 2014.

Guest, CBC Day 6, August 1, 2014. Link to broadcast

M√ľnchner Kammerspiele: Talk and panel discussion, “Kraut und Drastik 5: Krautrock International.” Munich, Germany, May 17, 2014.

Alternativer Kunstverein: Conversation on electronic music history, with guest Schneider TM. Berlin, Germany. May 15, 2014.

Schauspiel Leipzig: Discourse with Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Asmus Tietchens on the development of electronic music in Germany. Leipzig, Germany. May 12, 2014.

“Kraftwerk and the Autobahn: Engineering a New Sonic Landscape.” Paper presented at the EMP Pop Conference 2014, Seattle. April 27, 2014.


University of California – Santa Cruz, Department of Music: Guest lecture, Dec 3, 2013.

Keynote speaker, Sound Thinking Symposium, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Nov 24, 2013.

Goethe-Institut, London UK: Moderator, Panel on the life and legacy of Conny Plank. Oct 26, 2013.

Brown University: Guest lecture, Department of English. Sept 20, 2013.

San Francisco Electronic Music Festival: Moderator, panel on the 100th anniversary of Luigi Russolo’s Art of Noises. San Francisco Electronic Music Festival 2013, Sept 14, 2013.

Carnegie-Mellon University: Invited lecture, “Signal and Noise: A Brief History of Electronic Music.” Wats:ON Festival, Pittsburgh PA. April 5, 2013.

Guest, Slate Culture Gabfest, March 20, 2013.

Guest, CBC Day 6. David Bowie’s The Next Day. March 2013.

Light Industry: Guest lecture and film screening, Brooklyn NY. “Electronic Tonalities.” Feb 19, 2013.


University of California – Santa Cruz, Department of Music: Guest lecture, December 4, 2012.

Panelist, Electric Fields, Ottawa, Canada. Sound and Space Symposium. October 12-13, 2012.

Hirshhorn Museum of Art: Panelist, “Art in the Expanded Field.” Discussion with Sasha-Frere Jones and Dean Kuipers. Washington DC, May 2012.

Guest, NPR, All Things Considered. “Kraftwerk in New York: Decades of Influence on Display.” Aired April 13, 2012.

Guest, WNYC Soundcheck. “Supercollectors: Digital Music Collections.” Aired February 16, 2012.

Club Transmediale (CTM) Festival: Speaker. Berlin, Germany. February 2012. “Post-Traumatic Euphoria”: Onstage conversation with Oneohtrix Point Never and James Ferraro.

CTM Festival: Panel discussion on the history of the Zodiak Free Arts Lab, with Thomas Fehlmann, Wolfgang Seidel, and others, Berlin, Germany, 2012.

Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation: Panelist. “How Do You Break the Law?” Discussion with Lebbeus Woods, Sean Dockray, Amy Adler. New York, NY. January 2012.




Frieze Art Fair: Panelist, London, UK. October 14, 2010.

National Endowment of the Arts – Arts Journalism Institute, Guest lecturer, Columbia University, New York, NY. October 11, 2010.

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum: Speaker, in conversation with the artist Halsey Burgund, Lincoln, MA. July 25, 2010.

Panelist, “What is an Image Worth?” Scion Music Conference, Los Angeles, CA. June 16-19, 2010.

Consulting at Microsoft, Seattle, WA. June 13 – 16, 2010.

Reading at Joe’s Pub, New York, NY. June 2, 2010.

Paper: “Brian Eno, Cybernetics, and the Studio as Musical Instrument.” Experience Music Project – Pop Conference, Seattle, WA. April 16, 2010.

Cal Arts: Lecture: “Cybernetics, Brian Eno, and Art School in the 1960s.” Valencia, CA. April 19, 2010.

Cal Arts: Visiting artist, April 19, 2010.

Goethe-Institut: Panelist, “Electronic Music and Berlin,” Boston MA. February 13, 2010.

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