interview with: tomoo (2005/08/30)
tags: soundtoys, journal, interview, text
journal contents

How long have you been working in this area?

For 3 years.

Were you an artist/ musician first who got into using computers/the net or
did you respond to the net in >an artistic way?

I was a system engineer.
I didn't respond to the net in an artistic way.

What/who has influenced you in your work? (themes, other artists etc)


Are there any other artists covering the same field as you?

Kazushi Mukaiyam (

With regard to 'soundtoys' especially, why do you think the audio visual
metaphor is so key to the net?

Because the net is World-wide virtual society.

Could you come up with a definition of "soundtoys"?

Does the net promotes visual awareness that is unique to it?


How novel do you feel generative music is?

The accidental nature of the computer

Would you describe yourself as a multimedia artist, a net.artist,
programmer, or none of the above?

New media artist

What software do you use most?




New Media Artist/Engineer