Adam Linson is a double bassist, improviser, and composer, who also designs, develops, and performs with real-time interactive computer music systems. He performs regularly on the double bass, acoustically and with live electronics, as a soloist and in a wide variety of ensembles. His performances are documented on labels including Intakt Records, psi, ECM, and Ambiances Magnétiques.
- w/ the Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble: Warszawa 2019, Fundacja Słuchaj Records (2021)
- w/ Evan Parker & Matthew Wright's TranceMap+: Crepuscule in Nickelsdorf, Intakt Records (2019)
Adam Linson is currently a Research Fellow, based at the University of Stirling, Institute for Advanced Studies. His research interests include theoretical neurobiology and ecology, computational psychiatry, and auditory sensorimotor interaction, alongside philosophy of biology and philosophy of modelling. He was previously an Anniversary Fellow in Computing and Philosophy at Stirling, and a Fellow or Visiting Fellow at UCL, University of Edinburgh, and University of Oxford. His publications include research articles in Behavioural Brain Research, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Biology & Philosophy, and Computer Music Journal.
- Linson, A., and P. Calvo (2020), Zoocentrism in the weeds? Cultivating plant models for cognitive yield, Biology and Philosophy 35(49) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10539-020-09766-y
- Linson, A., T. Parr, and K. Friston (2020), Active inference, stressors, and psychological trauma: A neuroethological model of (mal)adaptive explore-exploit dynamics in ecological context, Behavioural Brain Research 380: 1-13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112421
Email: adam [at] percent [dash] s [dot] com