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My music is being migrated to Soundcloud and Bandcamp as this site regresses to 1998-Web 1.0-style. Rock and roll.

Recordings
Halloween Mixtape 2017
MATH ONE

New jams and some remixes of old songs to celebrate a special holiday.

  1. Pumpkin Spice
  2. Trig Or Treating With RPJR
  3. October 31, 2017
  4. Where Have All The Haunted Houses Gone (In 2017)?
  5. What Are You Afraid Of?
Title: Halloween Mixtape 2017
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 14 October 2017
Length: 22:38
Format: digital
Bristles
Sysop

Quantum mechanics and modern day mysticism; the restorative powers of higher order harmonics; gnarled sonics, conversations, man and machine; chowning. Recorded 2012-2015 in Pawtucket RI. Includes bonus "90 Above Mix" ambient version.

  1. A Conversation With My Machines
  2. Arch
  3. Devotion
  4. Fireworks
  5. Gingerbread
  6. Harbour Road
  7. Keep Me Weird
  8. Omen
  9. Royce
  10. Sprites
  11. Wands
  12. Why Bother?
  13. Wlar
  14. A Conversation With My Machines (90 Above Mix)
  15. Arch (90 Above Mix)
  16. Devotion (90 Above Mix)
  17. Fireworks (90 Above Mix)
  18. Gingerbread (90 Above Mix)
  19. Harbour Road (90 Above Mix)
  20. Keep Me Weird (90 Above Mix)
  21. Omen (90 Above Mix)
  22. Royce (90 Above Mix)
  23. Sprites (90 Above Mix)
  24. Wands (90 Above Mix)
  25. Why Bother? (90 Above Mix)
  26. Wlar (90 Above Mix)
Title: Bristles
Artist: Sysop
Release Date: 25 August 2015
Length: 83:45
Format: digital
Listen: bandcamp
Q.E.D.
MATH ONE

More rap, more rock and roll. Surveying topics that range from now-defunct Mayan prophecies to technological tribulations to JENGA tournaments, along with familiar themes of vegan life and (meta)physics, MATH ONE returns with a dynamic compilation of deep funk, pseudo hip-hop, and future folk.

  1. Prom Remix
  2. Towers
  3. Blocking Sites
  4. Friday2012
  5. Awkward Silence
  6. Thanks Giving
  7. Trig or Treat
  8. Science Intro
  9. Physics Hz
  10. Mysteries of Motion
  11. Science Knowledge
  12. I'm Electric
  13. The Scientist
  14. The Mummy
  15. We Do Work
  16. Turn up the Heat
  17. North Side
  18. Merry Christmas
  19. End of the Year
  20. What's for Lunch?
Title: Q.E.D.
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 24 July 2014
Length: 58:56
Format: digital
Listen: bandcamp
Dreams
Stephen C. Smith

Icy driftiness, wandering through the universe. Recorded in MA 2010-2011

  1. Believing
  2. Dreaming
  3. Light
  4. Wandering
  5. Winds
  6. Moonrise
Title: Dreams
Artist: Stephen C. Smith
Release Date: 15 January 2012
Length: 46:41
Format: cdr
Relax
Richard Gill

Computer lounge music. Modulated slow motion sketchiness.

  1. AT A
  2. Transmitting at 2400 baud
  3. Keyboard Cowboys
  4. A Righteous Hack
  5. The King of NYNEX
  6. Connected
  7. AT H0
Title: Relax
Artist: Richard Gill
Release Date: 14 January 2012
Length: 55:57
Format: cdr
Check Your Math
MATH ONE

MATH ONE presents a new recording of synth folk anthems and pseudo hip hop. These songs were written and performed throughout 2011 and continue to explore themes of searching for meaning in the scientific world, in a slightly rock and roll context.

  1. Going Back (to School)
  2. Power Supply
  3. In My Hood
  4. Here on Earth
  5. Save Us
  6. (You Can't) Catch Me
  7. AZTEC
  8. In the Name of Science
  9. Time Travel
  10. Tautology
Title: Check Your Math
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 13 January 2012
Length: 33:14
Format: cdr
Listen: bandcamp
1024
MATH ONE

Snowed in. Recordings of new songs from the second half of 2^010 along with two bonus remixes.

  1. Increase
  2. Mo Money Mo Mentum
  3. What Do You Want For Christmas?
  4. I'm On This Beet
  5. Mo Money Mo Dub
  6. Increased
Title: 1024
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 31 December 2010
Length: 23:28
Format: cdr
Listen: bandcamp
85
MATH ONE

MATH ONE returns to the studio, after a brief hiatus, and the result is "85". These tracks draw from the energy present in recent live performances, and are extended out with layers of electronic strata. This album is full of a love for sound and its possibilities, for math, and for life.

  1. Intro (Science Class)
  2. Four Dimensions
  3. Bringing It
  4. A History of Astronomy (Feat. Copernicrunk)
  5. Party for the Planet
  6. (Living in the) 21st Century
  7. TI Phone
  8. Thanks (For Spring)
  9. Math Life
  10. The Big Bang Theory
  11. (Back) At the Prom
  12. Outro (Stepping into the Future)
Title: 85
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 20 July 2010
Length: 41:14
Format: cdr
Listen: bandcamp
Breakfast at Denny's
Mystic Surf

Recorded fall 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA. Electronics, vocals, acoustic guitar. Haphazard arrangements, tofu love.

  1. The World Looks Better At 5 AM
  2. Breakfast at Denny's
  3. I Need A Tree To Hug
  4. My Dancing Skills
  5. Maybe We Could Be Friends On Facebook
  6. Life's Glitches
Title: Breakfast at Denny's
Artist: Mystic Surf
Release Date: 16 November 2009
Length: 25:06
Format: cdr
From Pole to Pole
Stephen C. Smith

Recorded during the first half of 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA. These tracks started out as some synthesizer / vocoder jams and descended into a dubbed out maximalist blur. The goal is vaguely defined, half-remembered love songs for the earth that lurk at the edge of perception.

  1. From Pole to Pole
  2. (I Can't Face) the Future
  3. Walking Out
  4. Sound System
  5. It's Time
  6. Saturday Night (Whatever)
  7. People of the World
Title: From Pole to Pole
Artist: Stephen C. Smith
Release Date: 10 August 2009
Length: 45:39
Format: cdr
Miami Snack Machine
Mystic Surf

Recorded spring 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA. Acoustic guitar, vocals, electronics.

  1. Hey Santa Barbara
  2. Vegan Valentine (2)
  3. The Day the Farmer's Market Sold Out
  4. I'm More Green
  5. Looking for Love on the Internet
  6. Taking Yoga Classes
Title: Miami Snack Machine
Artist: Mystic Surf
Release Date: 13 June 2009
Length: 27:26
Format: cdr
Morning Rain
Chemtrails

Recorded autumn 2008 in SBCA using electric guitar and electric piano.

  1. Rain
  2. Morning
Title: Morning Rain
Artist: Chemtrails
Release Date: 1 November 2008
Length: 41:35
Format: cdr
Global Dimming
Chemtrails

Recorded in mid-June, 2008, using electric guitars and various analog and digital signal processors.

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
  3. Part 3
  4. Part 4
  5. Part 5
  6. Part 6
  7. Part 7
  8. Part 8
  9. Part 9
Title: Global Dimming
Artist: Chemtrails
Release Date: 30 August 2008
Length: 79:12
Format: cdr
Physics 2008
MATH ONE

This compilation collects various Math One singles, remastered versions of old tracks, and a few bonus tunes dedicated to various classes.

  1. Period B 2007
  2. Period G 2007
  3. Period G 2008
  4. Period F 2008
  5. Period B 2008
  6. TI85 (Remastered)
  7. Thanks (Remastered)
  8. What's Your Sine? (Remastered)
  9. 4x800 (Remastered)
  10. October 31
  11. Rolling on 700s
  12. At the Prom
  13. Where Have All the Haunted Houses Gone?
  14. Save the World, Be a Freegan
  15. Attleboro, Why?
  16. 85RAPS
  17. TI85 (Synth Mega Mix)
  18. Goodbye, Bishop Feehan
  19. (Unlisted Bonus Track)
Title: Physics 2008
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 12 May 2008
Format: cdr
Subtraction
MATH ONE

M(athematical)-funk and future folk instrumentals. Guitars, basses, electronics. All sounds by Stephen C. Smith, 2006-2007.

  1. Principia Mathematica
  2. Be Green
  3. John Titor
  4. Schlessinger's Equation
  5. Postmodern Sounds
  6. The Fillmoe
  7. Meet Me in Bel Air
Title: Subtraction
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 19 February 2007
Length: 51:36
Format: cdr
4150'
British Knights

4150' is low-level noise and droned-out murk. No riffs.

  1. Medieval Miasma
  2. An Accursed Blade
  3. Crumbling Grotto
  4. Olde English
  5. Eldritch Copse
  6. The Black Death
Title: 4150'
Artist: British Knights
Release Date: 15 August 2006
Length: 50:07
Format: cdr
Listen: bandcamp
World Tour
MATH ONE

This EP collects various tracks that may be familiar from live performances during the spring of 2006. Moving further into the modern sounds hinted at on past productions, MATH ONE emerges from the lab with some repetitive and imprecise electro-anti-funk, bringing lyrical examination of the trials and tribulations of modern high school (teacher) life.

  1. At the Prom
  2. From the East to the Black Hole
  3. Don't Try to Text Me
  4. In the Lab
  5. Keep It Mathematical
  6. The Only Party I Support
  7. Rolling on 700s (Tubular Remix)
  8. In the Lab (Don Orlando Remix)
  9. At the Prom (Version)
Title: World Tour
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 8 May 2006
Length: 31:49
Format: cdr
Island
G. Blaster

This was recorded during December of 2005 by S.Smith.

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
  3. Part 3
  4. Part 4
  5. Part 5
  6. Part 6
  7. Part 7
Title: Island
Artist: G. Blaster
Release Date: 21 January 2006
Length: 43:43
Format: cdr
Listen: bandcamp
Modern Sounds
MATH ONE

MATH ONE returns with a few new songs and some instrumentals.

  1. The Return
  2. October 30
  3. October 31
  4. Meta
  5. Freedom Fries
  6. Heisenberg?
  7. Dyn-
  8. Your Power Point
  9. Rolling on 700s
  10. Gerard D.
  11. The Edge
  12. It's Easy to Rock
Title: Modern Sounds
Artist: MATH ONE
Release Date: 14 November 2005
Length: 41:32
Format: cdr
Spectre
G. Blaster

This was recorded on the 16th and 17th of August, 2005, in Rehoboth, MA. No keyboards were used in the creation of this recording. All tracks written and performed by S.Smith.

  1. P. Field
  2. Canopy
  3. J. Mitchell
  4. This DJ
  5. Peninsula
  6. The Fifth River
Title: Spectre
Artist: G. Blaster
Release Date: 21 August 2005
Length: 33:21
Format: cdr
Edition: limited edition of 12
G. Blaster
G. Blaster

Written and recorded during 2000-2005 using guitars, amplifiers, effects, computers, microphones, synthesizers, frogs.

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. Five
  6. Six
  7. Seven
  8. Eight
  9. Nine
  10. Ten
  11. Eleven
  12. Twelve
  13. Thirteen
  14. Fourteen
  15. Fifteen
Title: G. Blaster
Artist: G. Blaster
Release Date: 30 April 2005
Length: 96:52
Format: 2 x cdr
Edition: limited edition of 9
Downtown 2:14 AM
Stephen C. Smith

Recorded in July of 2004 in Rehoboth, MA. All tracks were written and performed by S. Smith. Released in a limited-edition CDR distribution and in MP3 format here.

  1. Plastic
  2. My Computer Has a Virus And I Think It Came from You
  3. C/E (Instrumental Version)
  4. International Grandmaster
  5. Night W
  6. Your Car
  7. A Valediction
Title: Downtown 2:14 AM
Artist: Stephen C. Smith
Release Date: 2 August 2004
Length: 27:01
Format: cdr
Math One
MATH ONE

The album was recorded at home in Rehoboth, MA during the spring of 2004. All songs were written and performed by Stephen C. Smith. Instruments used include a cheap acoustic guitar, fitted with incorrect strings; synthesizer; two toy Casio keyboards; electric guitar; microphones; and various open-source and homemade software applications.

  1. Intro
  2. 4x800
  3. Theorem
  4. What's Your Sine?
  5. Interlude
  6. Thanks
  7. TI85
  8. Random
  9. Rad
  10. TI85 (Remix)
  11. Equations
  12. St. Patrick
  13. Outro
Title: Math One
Artist: Mr. Stephen C. Smith
Release Date: 20 May 2004
Length: 37:39
Format: cdr
Edition: limited edition of 100
Shows
Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
16 November 2017
BFHS

"Pumpkin Spice", "October 31, 2017", "Thanks (Giving) 2017"

Outdoor Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
17 May 2017
BFHS

"End of Year 2017", "Towers"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
30 March 2017
BFHS

"Newton", "Scientist (305 Remix)", "Prom (GS)"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
13 December 2016
BFHS

"North Side 2016", "Merry Christmas 2016", "I'm On This Beet (In) 2016"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
27 October 2016
BFHS

"It's Halloween", "Where Have All The Haunted Houses Gone In 2016?", "What Are You Afraid Of?", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
23 March 2016
BFHS

"Prom Rap", "Towers"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
9 December 2015
BFHS

"North Side", "Merry Christmas 2015", "I'm On This (2015) Beet"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
4 November 2015
BFHS

"Beats + Knowledge", "October 31, 2015", "Turn Up The Heat", "Thanks Giving"

Christmas Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
17 December 2014
BFHS

"Merry Christmas", "North Side", "What Do You Want for Christmas?", "I'm on This Beet"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
12 November 2014
BFHS

"Giants (of Science)", "Going Back (to School)", "Thanks Giving"

Outdoor Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
21 May 2014
BFHS

"End of Year", "Towers", "Prom Rap", "What's For Lunch?", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
26 March 2014
BFHS

special ALL-RAP performance! "Science Knowledge", "Physics Hertz", "Towers", "The Scientist"

Christmas Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
18 December 2013
BFHS

"I'm Electric", "We Do Work", "North Side", "What Do You Want for Christmas?", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
23 October 2013
BFHS

"Trig or Treat", "The Mummy", "Going Back (to School)"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
15 May 2013
BFHS

"End of Year 2013/Life and the Nature", "Prom Rap", "Towers", "What's Your Sine 2013", "TI-85"

LK Memorial Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
20 March 2013
BFHS

"Science Intro", "The Scientist", "Spring 2013", "Mo Money Mo Mentum", "At The Prom", "TI-85"

Christmas Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
18 December 2012
BFHS

"What Do You Want For Christmas?", "North Side", "Merry Christmas", "Friday2012", "Midwinter", "I'm On This Beet"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
18 October 2012
BFHS

"Mysteries of Motion", "Going Back (to School)", "October 31", "Where Have All The Haunted Houses Gone?", "TI-85"

Outdoor Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
17 May 2012
BFHS

"Prom Rap 2012", "Life and the Nature", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
15 February 2012
BFHS

"We Do Work", "What's Your Sine, 2012?", "TI-85", "I'm On This Beet"

Christmas Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
7 December 2011
BFHS

"Christmas 2011", "North Side", "What's Yr Sine?", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
19 October 2011
BFHS

"October 31, 2011", "(You Can't) Catch Me", "TI-85"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
25 May 2011
BFHS

"Rock and Rhodes", "End11", "In My Hood", "TI-85"

ARC Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
26 April 2011
BFHS

"Save Us", "I'm On This Beet", "Vegan Valentine", "At The Prom"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
8 March 2011
BFHS

"Electricity", "At the Prom"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
21 December 2010
BFHS

"What do you want for Christmas?", "I'm on this beet"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
16 November 2010
BFHS

"Increase", "Mo Money Mo Mentum", "TI-85"

Jam for Sudan
MATH ONE
11 May 2010
BFHS

"Bringing It", "A History of Astronomy (feat. Copernicrunk)", "(Back) At the prom", "TI-85"

Jam For Sudan
MATH ONE
2 February 2010
BFHS

"Four Dimensions", "TIPhone", "TI-85", "What's Your Sine?"

JR House Party
Mystic Surf
13 June 2009
Santa Barbara, CA

CD release party for Mystic Surf

Jam For Sudan II
MATH ONE
25 March 2008
BFHS

"85RAPS", "TI-85 Remix2", "At The Prom"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
7 November 2007
BFHS

"TI-85", "October 31", "What's Your Sine?"

Jam for Sudan
MATH ONE
17 October 2007
BFHS

"Save the world, be a freegan", "AW/NR3"

Ann Marie Dagesse Benefit Concert
G. Blaster
12 April 2007
BFHS

"San Francisco", "A Reflection on (Nebula) Clouds", "Oakland"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
11 April 2007
BFHS

"At the Prom", "Ion Exchange", "Where Have all the Haunted Houses Gone?", "Still Living in the Past", "October 31"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
8 November 2006
BFHS

"When One Is French/Gerard D.", "Le TI-85"

Halloween Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
30 October 2006
BFHS

"Where have all the haunted houses gone?", "Back from the future", "October 31"

Ann Marie Dagesse Benefit Concert
G. Blaster
15 May 2006
BFHS

I performed a largely improvised set of solo guitar, playing a piece called "Boston"

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
30 March 2006
BFHS

"At the Prom", "In the Lab", "The Only Party I Support"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
28 February 2006
BFHS

"From the East", "Don't Try To Text Me; My Phone Is Off", "Freedom Fries"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
3 November 2005
BFHS

"Halloween", "What's Your Sine"

Cabaret
MATH ONE
15 November 2004
BFHS

This was a bilingual (French/English) set featuring "Gerard D.", "Freedom Fries", and "Disco F/1". Like some of the other new material, these utilize beats that I preprogrammed and played back along with several layers of guitar through a looping pedal.

Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
4 October 2004
BFHS

This set featured some new material including "Meta", "Halloween", and "It's Easy To Rock".

Live
G. Blaster
26 May 2004
The Drop Zone

The debut performance of G. Blaster

St. Patrick's Day Coffeehouse
MATH ONE
17 March 2004
BFHS

This event, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day, marked the premiere of "4x800" and "St. Patrick".

Hot Chocolate House
MATH ONE
10 February 2004
BFHS

I played three selections: "Thanks", "What's Your Sine?", and "TI-85" for this so-called "Hot Chocolate House."