Selected Works About


Picture of Akshay Cadambi among rocks in Joshua Tree, CA.
Photograph by Akhil Mahesh.


Akshay Cadambi is an engineer, computer programmer, and musician. He works at the intersection of soundscape composition, musique concrete, and spatial audio, and is currently interested in the harvest and transformation of domestic, urban, and anthropogenic sounds and soundscapes. His work frequently employs the use of modular synthesis, computer music, field recording, custom electronics and software.

Originally from Bangalore, India, he holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from PESIT, Bangalore, and an M.S in Media, Arts and Technology from University of California, Santa Barbara where he was advised by Curtis Roads, Andrés Cabrera and Clarence Barlow. He has exhibited work at several local and international exhibitions including ISEA, CURRENTS New Media Festival, and ACM SIGGRAPH Asia. He is currently based in San Francisco, USA and works as an engineer in the audio industry.


Email: [email protected]
CV: Please email me!
Misc: GitHub logo that links to my github profile.

Image of my Sony PCM-D100 field recorder.