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Biography

Daren has worked with creative audio technology for over 25 years, from an apprenticeship as a sound engineer to a career in the music and film industries as a recording artist and sound designer

He first gained a recording contract with leftfield dance music act Supercharger, releasing two critically-acclaimed albums and touring Europe and America supporting artists such as Bjork, Aphex twin and The Prodigy. His music has been used extensively by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, SKY networks and by international broadcasters in America, Europe and the Far East. His most notable film compositions include contributions to the film 'Goal! The Dream Begins' (2005) as well as collaborating with David Arnold on the film '2 Fast 2 Furious' (2003). He continues to write and perform electro-acoustic work as a solo artist and collaborator

He has lectured in music technology for over 10 years, at the pioneering Gateway School of Recording based at Kingston University and subsequently with City University London. He recently graduated with an Msc in Music Information Technology from City University under the stewardship of the then head, Professor Denis Smalley. Daren has been a senior Lecturer in Music Technology at Coventry University since 2009 and is engaged in research on musical feedback systems for his Phd

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Research Output 2013 2016

Cybernetic principles and sonic ecosystems

Pickles, D. & Collis, A., 2016, Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2016. International Computer Music Association, Vol. 2016. p. 529-532 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Open Access
File
cybernetics
music
visual material
composer
interactive media

Flock0mania

Robertson, Z., Garrett Brown, N., Voris, A., Kipp, C., Cullinane, C., Pickles, D., Peters, N., Snell, S. & Chamberlain, S., Jan 2015

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchExhibition

Feedback Loop
Performance Practice
Improvisation
Cybernetics
Performer

Musical Notation, Electronic Technology and Cybernetics; a Pragmatic Perspective

Pickles, D., Jun 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Musical Notation
Notation
Cybernetics
Artifact
Musical Works

Activities 2011 2015

  • 6 Participation in conference

INTIME 2015 Landscapes and Environments: Experimentation and Transformation in Sound and Music

Daren Pickles (Co-convenor)
24 Oct 201525 Oct 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

INTIME 2014 Voice and Text: Experimentation/Transformation

Daren Pickles (Co-convenor)
18 Oct 201419 Oct 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

INTIME 2013 – Adaptive and Assistive Technologies

Daren Pickles (Co-convenor)
19 Oct 201320 Oct 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

INTIME 2012 Symposium, ‘Notations’

Daren Pickles (Co-convenor)
19 Oct 201220 Oct 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Sonic Lecture's series

Daren Pickles (Speaker)
6 May 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference