Mr Philip Phelps

Profile Photo
  • Position:Lecturer in Music Technology
  • Department:FET - Computer Science and Creative Technologies
  • Telephone:+4411732 86313

About me

Phill Phelps is a lecturer in creative technology. He is active in the field of electro-acoustic music, audio engineering, and sonic art. Phill is a C and C++ programmer, often for embedded and realtime systems, and a strong believer in unix philosophy. 

Phill's work with collective SATSYMPH involves cross-disciplinary work in creative technology, and interactive sonic art, augmented aurality and "sound you can walk inside". Early work was shortlisted for the 2010 PRS Foundation New Music Award, and more recently has involved The Quantock Poetry Trail, Ling Received located oral history of the far haaf fishermen in Shetland, Virtual Avebury a virtual reality soundscape installed at the stone circle in Wiltshire, and Land Bone Stone located audio experiences across the South Dorset Ridgeway.

Phill lectures in audio software programming, sound design for game audio, and has collaborated with colleague Luke Reed in this area.

Phill is part of Dorkbot Bristol group; promoting public interest in electronic/arts projects through performance and hacker-maker-spaces. Retrocomputing and lo-fi philosophy are close to Phill's artistic practice. Working with colleague Luke Child they have released a music EP as 8kbps mp3 files on 1.44MB floppy disk.

Area of expertise

​Phill is active in the field of electro-acoustic music: composing, engineering, and producing several full-length albums, and synaesthetic short films. Here's a high five for you if you've found these on youtube, bandcamp, etc. 🖐


Publications loading Publications loading...

Back to top