David Balatero

netcat - Cycles Per Instruction

Cycles Per Instruction combines free improvised performance with software programs that the band wrote to create sound in novel ways. When all is said and done, the computer ends up being a 4th improvising member of the band, fed by data and expressing sound via algorithms.

“Listening to netcat is a stimulating reminder that your brain organically creates electricity” - Loren Chambers

We were written up on Hacker News, Reddit, Slashdot, Boing Boing, and countless independent publications for releasing our album Cycles Per Instruction as a Linux kernel module.