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, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, and SBCAST. He is currently based in San Francisco, USA and works as an engineer in the audio industry.