a b o u t SONOMATICS
software tools for musicians
specializing in digital signal processing, audio synthesis, 3-d spatial processing,
sound visualization, and algorithmic composition. our goal is to help make
the musician's creative process simpler and more productive.
we have developed software for macos, windows, iphoneos, and beos.
we have created vst plugins, audiounit plugins, and itunes visualization plugins.
we have also developed many max/msp, supercollider, and csound external libraries and unit generators.
we have worked for many major players in the music software industry, including
cycling '74, analog devices, rogue amoeba, bias, gvox, audible magic, and arboretum systems.
matt ingalls lives in oakland california usa. he has been programming computers to make music for over 20 years. he is the main programmer of our software, and has also created the soundflower macos audio routing utility and the macos csound frontend, maccsound, which was awarded a 2004 electronic musician magazine editors choice award.
matt was the lead engineer for gvox, focusing primarily on the encore music notation application and a senior ios engineer for the popular voxer walkie-talkie app.
most recently, he was lead software engineer and architect for the soundpaint sampler engine plugin.
matt is a composer and clarinetist. he performs fequently in the bay area with sfSound.
joseph anderson is the lead author of the ambisonic toolkit bringing many advanced spatial techniques to a wider audience of artists and composers. in addition to ambisonic surround sound, he is interested in the development of a spatio-musical practice of sound composition and performance, focusing on acousmatic music created through self-authored tools and signal processing algorithms. he has worked as dsp design engineer for analog devices audio rendering technology center and is currently a research scientist in the digital arts & experimental media at the university of washington.
recognitions for his compositions have included a "grand prix" from the 1997 bourges electroacoustic music competition. he has been commissioned by organizations such as bbc radio 3, and the society for the promotion of new music. a cd of his electroacoustic works appears on sargasso records.
both joe and matt are members of the san francisco tape music collective.