Gallery talk, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, September 9, 2016. Link for more information
Onstage Q&A on the life and work of Conrad Schnitzler with Ken Montgomery, Exploratorium, September 8, 2016.
Reading, Adobe Books, San Francisco (details TBA.) 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.
Moderator, “Playback 1966: Artist Perspectives on Media Art,” Exploratorium, San Francisco, April 21, 2016.
Talk: “Cinema Arts: The Sci-Fi Scores of Louis and Bebe Barron.” With Ben Burtt, sound designer for Star Wars and other movies. Exploratorium, San Francisco, March 17, 2016.
Guest lecturer, The Drew School, San Francisco, March 2, 2016.
Interview, Ink and Worm, Radio Free Brooklyn. February 2016. Link to broadcast
Interview, 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.
Artist talk: Joshua Light Show, Linda Perhacs, Julia Holter and Geeta Dayal. Exploratorium, San Francisco, April 19, 2015. More information
Guest, CBC Day 6. April 3, 2015. Link to broadcast
Guest lecturer, CCA graduate seminar, March 11, 2015.
Invited speaker, The Drew School, February 24, 2015.
Guest lecturer, CCA graduate seminar, December 3, 2014.
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
Guest lecturer, Bard College, Department of Film and Electronic Arts, Sept 18, 2014.
Invited speaker, Brown University, Sonic Focus, Department of Modern Culture and Media, Sept 12, 2014.
Guest, CBC Day 6, August 1, 2014. Link to broadcast
Talk and panel discussion, “Kraut und Drastik 5: Krautrock International.” Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany, May 17, 2014.
Conversation on electronic music history, with guest Schneider TM. Alternativer Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany. May 15, 2014.
Discourse with Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Asmus Tietchens on the development of electronic music in Germany. Schauspiel Leipzig, 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.
Guest lecture, University of California – Santa Cruz, Department of Music. Dec 3, 2013.
Keynote speaker, Sound Thinking Symposium, Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, Nov 24, 2013.
Moderator, Goethe-Institut, London UK. Panel on the life and legacy of Conny Plank. Oct 26, 2013.
Guest lecture, Brown University, Department of English. Sept 20, 2013.
Moderator, panel on the 100th anniversary of Luigi Russolo’s Art of Noises. San Francisco Electronic Music Festival 2013, Sept 14, 2013.
Invited lecture, Carnegie-Mellon University. “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.
Guest lecture and film screening, Light Industry, Brooklyn NY. “Electronic Tonalities.” Feb 19, 2013.
Guest lecture, University of California – Santa Cruz, Department of Music. December 4, 2012.
Panelist, Electric Fields, Ottawa, Canada. Sound and Space Symposium. October 12-13, 2012.
Panelist, Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington DC. “Art in the Expanded Field.” Discussion with Sasha-Frere Jones and Dean Kuipers. 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.
Speaker, Club Transmediale (CTM) Festival. Berlin, Germany. February 2012. “Post-Traumatic Euphoria”: Onstage conversation with Oneohtrix Point Never and James Ferraro.
Moderator, panel discussion on the history of the Zodiak Free Arts Lab, with Thomas Fehlmann, Wolfgang Seidel, and others, 2012.
Panelist, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. New York, NY. January 2012. “How Do You Break the Law?” Discussion with Lebbeus Woods, Sean Dockray, Amy Adler.
Panelist at the Frieze Art Fair, London, UK. October 14, 2010.
Guest lecturer at the National Endowment of the Arts – Arts Journalism Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY. October 11, 2010.
Speaker, in conversation with the artist Halsey Burgund, at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 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.
Lecture: “Cybernetics, Brian Eno, and Art School in the 1960s.” CalArts, Valencia, CA. April 19, 2010.
Visiting artist, Cal Arts, April 19, 2010.
Panelist, “Electronic Music and Berlin,” Goethe-Institut, Boston MA. February 13, 2010.