Curriculum Vitae

Micah Frank is a New York based electronic artist that uses algorithmic, generative and stochastic methods to build sound sculptures. Much of his work incorporates field recordings, hand-built software and real-time synthesis techniques.

He studied Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School in New York City, afterwards working many years as a professional composer and sound designer. Micah is the founder and lead developer of Puremagnetik - a boutique sound content company established in 2006.

His recent projects include sound design for major music instrument and software manufacturers, feature film sound programming, interactive sonification installations and more.

Micah lives in Brooklyn, New York

Sound Installations & Performances

2015 Reimagined Installation, ISSTA, Limerick, Ireland
2011 Junction, NYSCA Award
2011 Junction, Prototype Installation, Woodstock NY
2010 Solar, Prototype Installation, Woodstock NY
2010 Tectonic, 319 Scholes
2010 Tectonic, Gowanus Art Center
2010 Kamoni, Earthdance, Tampa Florida, 
2009 Kamoni, The Q Club, Birmingham UK
2008 Kamoni, Le Souk, Montreal Canada

Press, Interviews & Publications

2017 Loop Berlin Panel Discussion Code the Boutique
2016 Art, Music & Technology Interview
2015 The Eighth Nerve Reimagining a Parched Landscape
2015 Interview in German publication Keys
2015 Computer Music Magazine Interview - July Issue
2014 Ableton Interview John Cage-Inspired...
2011, A chilling aural portrait...
2011 Create Digital Music, Sound Development Interview
2011 Wire to the Ear, Interview
2010 Recording Magazine, Puremagnetik
2009 Loopmasters,Tech Articles, Interview
2009 Computer Music, Eye on the Industry, Interview
2008 Computer Music Cover Story, Digital Percussion
2008 Trash Audio, Workspace & Environment
2008 Computer Music Ableton Live Sound Design
2007 Keys Magazine, Interview
2007 Knowledge Magazine, Interview

Commissioned Sound Programming

2014 Instrument Design & Programming Warner Brothers Studio, San Andreas
2012 Producer of Ableton Live 9 Retro Synths
2010 Sound Programming Ableton Live 8
2008 Sound Programming Native Instruments Transient Attacks
2008 Sound Programming Ableton Live 7
2007 Producer of Ableton Drum Machines
2007 Native Instruments KORE Sound Library
2007 Sound Design Native Instruments FM8
2007 Sound Programming Ableton Live 6
2007 Sound Programming Ableton Live 5
2004 Ableton Operator

Positions Held

2013 - 2015 Sound Content Manager, Ableton AG, Berlin Germany
2006 - Present Lead Sound Developer, Puremagnetik, Brooklyn, NY
2007-2010 Instructor and Guest Lecturer, The School of Audio Engineering, New York, NY
2006-2008 East Coast Representative and Sound Designer, Native Instruments GmBH, Hollywood, CA
2005-2008 Label Manager, Mek! Music Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2003-2005 Sound Designer, Engineer & Composer, Bigfoote Music, New York, NY 

Commercial Scoring & Sound Design
2011 Stolichnaya, sound design for
2010 Oil of Olay, Bank
2009 Oil of Olay Emmy
2007 Frederator Ultra & the Lazer Hearts
2006 Frederator Internet People
2006 Crest Makeup
2004 Snickers Marathon
2003 Oil Stop Before & After
2003 Cingular Deal with Dad

The New School University/Mannes College of Music - New York, NY 

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