FluCoMa Podcast #15: Tomomi Adachi

Episode 15 of the FluCoMa Podcast where Jacob Hart talks with performer Tomomi Adachi.

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Tomomi Adachi

The Podcast


  1. Introduction (0:0)

  2. Getting into music (1:5)

  3. Voice (4:37)

  4. Intermedia (7:12)

  5. Hacking and punk (11:53)

  6. Instrument design (15:5)

  7. Control and chaos (19:55)

  8. A place to find objects (22:28)

  9. Conceptual instruments (27:36)

  10. Voices from AI and experimental improvisation (34:10)

  11. Engaging with algorithms (41:33)

  12. Perspectives on sound (chatting with aliens) (44:55)

  13. Composition and translating musical ideas (48:45)

  14. Places and spaces (53:53)

  15. Interpretation (58:14)


In this episode of the FluCoMa Podcast I talk with Tomomi Adachi, a performer, composer, sound poet and installation artist. We discuss many aspects of his creative practice – notably his approaches to instrument design in various forms, and a recent project that merges artificial intelligence and vocal improvisation.

Here are the links to some of the things that were discussed during the podcast:

  • WaveNet: A generative model for raw audio.