Mark Trayle works in a variety of media including electronic music,
and compositions for wireless chamber ensembles.
Performances and installations over the last five years include
Metronom (Barcelona) and
Mex (Dortmund), Resistance Fluctuations (Los Angeles), net_condition
(ZKM Karlsruhe), Pro
Musica Nova (Bremen), format5 (Berlin), and Donaueschinger Musiktage.
He has been
commissioned by Champ D'Action, California Ear Unit, Ensemble
Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin.
Collaborators include Koji Asano, David Behrman, Nels Cline, Vinny
Golia Toshi Nakamura and Wadada Leo Smith.
He is a member of the computer network band The Hub, now playing again
after a 10 year hiatus.
He has been the subject of interviews and articles in Strumenti
Musicali and Virtual (Italy),
Keyboard and The Leonardo Music Journal (USA), and "Escape Velocity:
Cyberculture at the
End of the Century" (Grove/Atlantic). He has recorded for the Artifact,
Atavistic, CRI, Inial,
Elektra/Nonesuch, and Tzadik labels. He teaches in the Experimental
Sound Practices program
at the California Institute of the Arts School of Music.