William Fields

William Fields (b.1977) is an artist, musician, and composer from the Philadelphia area whose work explores algorithmic composition, improvisation, and audio-visual correspondence.

His music has been released on labels such as Conditional, New York Haunted, and NOREMIXES. He has performed live throughout the United States and Canada. His work was selected and choreographed for dance as part of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC).

upcoming events

  • None currently scheduled.

FieldsOS

FieldsOS was an algorithmic music radio show broadcast weekly on Resonance Extra during the first half of 2019.

“Some of the most mind-blowing algorithmically generated music I'd ever heard”
Richard Devine

“HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION: William Fields is at the absolute front of algorithmic music and this tremendous 24 hour collection is some of the wildest stuff out there... TOP NOTCH”
Telefon Tel Aviv

The complete FieldsOS archive is available now via Bandcamp.

discography

live performance

“If you get a chance to see a William Fields live set, do it! Thrilling quickly morphing algorithmically generated music.”
Renick Bell

  • 2019-12-06: Live A/V Performance @ In Situ - Festival For Electronic Music And Sound Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2019-10-25: Live A/V Performance @ Final Friday 91, Newark, DE
  • 2019-09-27: Live A/V Performance, opening for Kaki King @ Arden Gild Gall, Wilmington, DE
  • 2019-08-24: Soniennes @ Random Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2019-03-23: Algorithmic Art Assembly @ Gray Area, San Francisco, CA
  • 2019-03-09: Renick Bell, William Fields, Father of Two @ 3577 Studios, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2018-04-06: Group Show @ The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE
  • 2018-01-12: Live at Oddity Bar, Wilmington, DE
  • 2017-01-06: NWAA Presents: PRACTICE @ Tower Hill School, Wilmington, DE
  • 2016-10-28: Live at Final Friday 55, Newark, DE
  • 2016-06-04: Live at Rainbow Records, Newark, DE
  • 2016-03-25: NOREMIXES NORESIDENCY @ Art Dept, Philadelphia, PA2
  • 2016-01-29: Final Friday 46 @ Newark Bike Project, Newark, DE
  • 2015-12-05: Event Horizon @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA1
  • 2014-03-19: NOREMIXES Label Showcase @ Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA2
  • 2014-11-28: Final Friday 32 @ Newark Bike Project, Newark, DE2
  • 2014-05-13: Live @ Newark Bike Project, Newark, DE2
  • 2014-02-28: Tric Town @ Mojo Main, Newark, DE2
  • 2013-12-14: Event Horizon @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA2
  • 2013-10-12: Fall Fest 2013 @ Agrilla Brewing Company, Newark, DE2
  • 2013-08-31: DELAWEIRD NOISE FEST @ Newark Bike Project, Newark, DE2
  • 2013-06-28: Final Friday 19 @ Newark Bike Project, Newark, DE2
  • 2013-06-14: Labyrinth @ Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE2
  • 2013-05-03: Art Opening @ Dylan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA2
  • 2013-03-15: Art Opening @ Project Space Gallery, Wilmington, DE2
  • 2012-12-07: Event Horizon @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012-05-02: Deltronica @ Mojo Main, Newark, DE
  • 2011-07-08: Live @ Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  • 2010-08-07: One Thousand Pulses @ House Concert, Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • 2010-08-01: Body + Mind @ Tritone, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010-03-16: Polymer @ Kung Fu Necktie, Phildelphia, PA
  • 2009-11-14: Philadelphia Laptop Battle 2009 @ North Star Bar, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009-11-07: Mid-Atlantic Electronic Music Festival @ Buzz Ware, Arden, DE
  • 2009-09-30: Eclosion: New Work from New Wilmington Art Association @ Pop-up Gallery Space, Wilmington, DE
  • 2009-06-05: First Friday @ The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
  • 2008-04-26: The Rashomon Effect V @ Mascher Space Coop, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2006-11-09: International Computer Music Conference 2006 @ Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • 2006-06-04: Electro-Music 2006 @ Cheltenham, PA
  • 2006-05-26: Live @ Mojo 13, Wilmington, DE
  • 2006-05-19: Gate to Moonbase Alpha @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2006-04-25: The Ambient Ping @ Toronto, Canada
  • 2006-01-04: Philly Winter Festival of Delicate Creative Music @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-10-29: Ars Electrik @ The Aqua Lounge, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-07-14: Hologram @ Manhattan Room, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-06-04: Electro-Music 2005 @ -, Cheltenham, PA
  • 2005-05-06: Chaise 2 Release Party @ Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2005-04-04: Live @ 4W5 Cafe, Wilmington, DE
  • 2005-04-02: Live @ Rocket Cat Cafe, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-02-02: Hologram @ Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-01-28: Tsunami Benefit Concert @ Wilmington, DE
  • 2004-10-17: Live @ The Five Spot, Philadelphia, PA3
  • 2004-09-11: Feedback Concert Series @ UCAL, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-09-01: Hologram @ Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-07-29: FM @ The Khyber, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-07-27: Knobs @ Silk City, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-05-15: Philadelphia Laptop Battle 2 @ Silk City, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-05-01: Philadelphia Electronic Music and Art Festival @ The Rotunda, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-02-29: Open Source @ Cafe Izmir, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004-01-07: Hologram @ La Tazza, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003-09-08: EIDE @ East End Cafe, Newark, DE
  • 2003-08-06: EIDE @ East End Cafe, Newark, DE
  • 2003-05-16: We Are the Robots @ Brown University, Providence, RI
  • 2003-02-19: Live @ MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • 2002-02-10: tbtmo@khyber @ The Khyber, Philadelphia, PA3
  • 2001-08-01: Galactique @ Philadelphia, PA3
  • 2001-05-26: Hologram 11 @ La Tazza, Philadelphia, PA3
  • 2001-01-27: Hologram 7 @ La Tazza, Philadelphia, PA3
  • 2000-06-01: Live @ Fletchers, Baltimore, MD4
  • 2000-02-01: Rangzen @ Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD4
  • 1999-09-18: Ultraworld's Sunrise Festival '99 @ Baltimore, MD4
  • 1999-05-19: Modex99 @ University of Delaware, Newark, DE4
  • 1999-03-01: Cloudwatch Kode:Art @ Baltimore, MD4
  • 1998-12-31: Buzz New Years Eve Gala @ Buzz, Washington, DC4
  • 1998-09-12: Cloudwatch @ Baltimore, MD4
  • 1998-05-20: Modex98 @ University of Delaware, Newark, DE4

1 Collaboration with Ben Fleury-Steiner.

2 As "Beck-Fields" with Jeremy D. Beck.

3 As "Team Techno" with Michael Henderson & Matt Tuozzo.

4 Appeared as "Asoka".

connect

I am open to exploring new opportunities and collaborations. Please do not hesitate to get in touch!