The Limits of Control: Experiments in Mediation and Virulence

Mad Skills: MIDI and Music Technology in the 20th Century


Book Extracts

The Limits of Control in The Quietus

Mad Skills in The Wire


Book Sections

Mark Templeton – Distorted Tourist

Sampling Scenes and Slowing Media


Peer-Reviewed Articles

The iPhone, Mobility and Magic


Translated Articles

L’âge de la compression (French)



On The Larry Sanders Show

Documents of Barbarism: Ryan Diduck’s Limits Of Control Playlist

From Coke & Pepsi To Red Bull, How Fizzy Drinks Swallowed Music

On the 20th Anniversary of Moby’s “Play”

On the 30th Anniversary of Pet Shop Boys’ “Introspective”

On the 30th Anniversary of Enya’s “Watermark”

On the 20th Anniversary of Stardust’s “Music Sounds Better With You”

On the 20th Anniversary of The Chemical Brothers’ Dig Your Own Hole

The Life and Times of Ikutaro Kakehashi

On the 30th Anniversary of MIDI

On the Cover of David Bowie’s The Next Day

The iPhone 5 and Why Machines are in Control

Global Ear: Montreal

Vinyl, Matter, Memory and Meaning

Slow Media and the Occupation of Online Time

Trauma, Haunting and the Cultural Obsession with Darkness



999 Words, Cult Montreal

Play Recent, Cult Montreal

Bandwidth, Fact Magazine



Kee Avil

Janet Werner


Kimberly de Jong & Jason Sharp

Taras Kulish


Fy Pan Am (2019)

Drew McDowall

Fly Pan Am (2018)

Kara-Lis Coverdale


Bruce LaBruce

Andy Stott

Jonathan Sterne

Terre Thaemlitz

Kode 9, Ms. Haptic, & MFO

Tim Hecker

Julia Loktev




Lorenzo Senni – Scacco Matto

Lyra Pramuk – Fountain

Unsound Festival 2018

Enya – Dark Sky Island

Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden Of Delete

Andy Stott – Faith In Strangers

Cory Archangel – Power Points

Future Sound of London – Environment Five

Oneohtrix Point Never – R Plus Seven

Mutek Festival 2013

Prurient – Through The Window

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – Instrumental Tourist

Silent Servant – Negative Fascination

Plvs Vltra – Parthenon

Moritz Von Oswald Trio – Fetch

Mutek Festival 2012

Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland – Black Is Beautiful

Black Rain – Now I’m Just A Number: Soundtracks 1994-95


End-Of-Year Features



2016 I

2016 II