The Art of Sound in San Diego

On August 25th 2012, I played a small part in the event entitled “The Art of Sound in San Diego” at the newly non-profit Space 4 Art. I was invited by one of Space for Art’s residents and UCSD Music Department doctoral candidate Chris Warren to volunteer. At this event I mixed sound for the installations… Continue reading The Art of Sound in San Diego


Summary: Collaboration between Tanner Cook (visual) & Marcus D’Camp (audio/programming) Tittle: trans·code /ˌtransˈkōd/: digital-to-digital data conversion of one encoding to another. Physical CDs are used to produce a time based image. Subsequent images are transcoded to digital audio signal based on RGBA data.

Potty Mouth

Potty Mouth uses a simple python script and to scrape twitter for a particular curse word. This scraped text is then converted to audio via a text to speech conversion software. The piece explores the contrast between what people write somewhat anonymously on the internet compared to being spoken aloud. The first run of Potty Mouth… Continue reading Potty Mouth

Universal Language Orchestra

The Universal Language Orchestra is a collaboration between University of San Diego California’s Music Department and the Spring Valley Community Center in Spring Valley, CA. ULO provides non-traditional music making and instrument building to students from the ages 6 to 12 most with little to no previous music experience. My participation began when I was… Continue reading Universal Language Orchestra

Sound Reel — Marcus D’Camp

Above is a small selection of audio that represents a range of projects I have worked on in the ICAM Music program at UCSD. Tracklisting: Grocery Store – Sound Design – Music 173 Spring 2012 with Chris Warren Exterior/Interior Home – Sound Design – Music 173 Spring 2012 with Chris Warren Falling in Slow Motion –… Continue reading Sound Reel — Marcus D’Camp

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Page Phase

In 2012, I created a tribute of sorts to Steve Reich’s piece Piano Phase. My version Page Phase used the Web Audio API and Processing.js for the visual element. the page plays two looping pianos at different speeds. The result is an example of phasing where to the listener many mutations of rhythm become apparent as… Continue reading Page Phase