American electro-acoustic and computer musician Carl Rock works primarily in sampler-based composition, emphasizing the sluggish evolution of sound through thematic variation and recurrence. A LA native, Stone presently lives in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, basics of types for his ongoing participation in the worldwide avant-garde scene. Students of pc music innovators Morton Subotnick and Adam Tenney, Stone examined composition formally on the California Institute from the Arts. Concentrating totally on electro-acoustic structure because the early ’70s, Stone’s commissioned functions have already been performed in the U.S. (under such auspices as the Country wide Endowment for the Arts as well as the LA Museum of Contemporary Art), aswell such as Canada, Europe, SOUTH USA, Australia, and, frequently, Japan, where he’s collaborated with dance businesses and constructed for film, video, radio broadcast, and media installation. Newer functions have got included 1992’s “Kamiya Club,” an evening-length structure for Tokyo-FM predicated on the city’s metropolitan soundscape, aswell as the 1993 piece “Ruen Set,” commissioned with the Paul Dresher Outfit. Although his documented output represents just a small % of his total compositional function, Stone provides released several albums through likewise eclectic means — from self-distributed cassettes and unbiased labels such as for example New Albion and Em:t, to bigger, more recognizable brands like Sony and EMI. Stone’s interest for food generally functions its method into his music in titular style — “Nayala,” “Mom’s,” “Sukothai,” and “Kamiya Club” are named for preferred restaurants.