Mark Redito

Mark Redito

Technologist, Artist, Community Designer

📍 Los Angeles, CA

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Photo by CJ Ormita
Photo by CJ Ormita

Hello! I’m Mark, a technologist, artist, and community designer based in Los Angeles.

Currently:

  • Diving deep into the realms of machine learning and AI, I am familiarizing myself with its fundamentals, the underlying mathematics, generative AI models, data processing, and Python programming.
  • My goal is to make substantial contributions to the generative AI field, particularly within creative domains, and address real-world challenges faced by practitioners.
  • I’m also consulting and advising companies and startups on AI and Web3 solutions.
  • I regularly share insights on the convergence of creativity and technology through my blog/newsletter.

Previously:

  • I co-founded Songcamp, an artist laboratory and collective, focusing on collaborative music creation online and leveraging web3 infrastructure for distribution.
  • I hosted podcasts, CONVO and Simbiosys, delving into the intricate interplay of creativity and technology.
  • My experiences extend to leading and organizing community events, programming, and live musical performances.
  • I’ve produced musical compositions and albums both solo and collaboratively.

To explore my past and ongoing projects, refer to the table below.

Other Things I Do:

  • Spinning records with my vinyl-only DJ collectives, Club Pacific and Gooselamp.
  • Creating digital art and producing music.
  • Initiating and managing ad-hoc collective art projects.
  • Contributing to various digital art and music collectives.

Connect with Me

For resume requests and collaboration opportunities, please message me. I’m @markredito on all social platforms or you can email me here.

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🔊 Currently Listening (for best results, put on shuffle)

📖 Currently reading: Life 3.0, The Creativity Code, Superintelligence, Glitch Feminism, Human Compatible, Do Not Research (2022-2023)

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Projects

Project NameTypeDateNotes
AI
November 20, 2023

A GPT that helps you find information, releases and merch from your favorite artist. Think of this as your personal crate digging buddy.

Writing
October 17, 2023

A personal newsletter talking about AI, new technologies, creativity and culture

AISoftware
September 22, 2023

A simple audio transcription tool using Open AI’s open source Whisper model.

AIImage GenerationFine-Tuning
September 15, 2023

Created a fine tuned adapter for Stable Diffusion 1.5 through LoRA technique that mimics film photography by adding grain, discoloration on generated images.

Software
August 12, 2023

Based on my experience as a DJ, I made an app designed to simplify and automate the scheduling of set times for events. By factoring in individual DJ preferences and past schedules, this application ensures everyone gets a fair chance to play at different times, such as early, middle, and late sets.

Writing
July 25, 2023

In this essay, I wrote about my journey as an artist discovering the vast creative potential of generative AI. From novel sounds to visual art, AI offers boundless possibilities to chart new creative territory. Despite current limitations, rapid progress is being made. I see an exciting voyage into the unknown ahead rather than AI replacing artists.

Speaking
May 6, 2023

Joined two panels with estemeed peers in the Music and Tech space to talk about: Music Community Building and Decentralization: Lessons from History and Show Me the Money: Comparing Financing Models for Emerging Artists

Events
April 12, 2023

CHAOS the headless band’s swan song moment. A celebratory gathering of band members, supporters and music lovers at Brooklyn’s Public Records’ Sound Room.

Events
April 12, 2023 → April 13, 2023

Songcamp & Catalog, two champions of onchain music, are bringing back-to-back IRL soundtracks to two of Brooklyn's most striking venues: the superspeaker haven of Public Records' wood-paneled Sound Room, and the webbed-beam chamber hall at National Sawdust. Powered by 0xsplits.

Art
March 25, 2023

"Devices from Another Timeline" is an imaginative project that explores the realm of hypothetical products from alternate pasts and futures. By merging speculative design with alternative history, the project aims to inspire creativity and foster thought-provoking conversations about human progress.

Collectible
March 14, 2023

A collaborative digital release between the release platform, Metalabel, the digital record shop, Catalog and artist collective, Songcamp.

CollectiveMusicEvents
March 12, 2023

Welcome to Club Pacific, where musical dialogues flourish, and we share the tunes we adore. Dive in, and discover your new favorite songs within our eclectic sets.

Podcast
February 3, 2023

CONVO, is a live streamed podcast about the intersection of creativity, art, and new technologies. Each month we bring you two episodes featuring compelling and knowledgeable guests who are at the forefront of these exciting fields. In addition to interviews with industry leaders, we also feature conversations with members of the Songcamp community, giving you a unique perspective on the role of art and technology in the modern world. Join us as we explore the cutting-edge of creativity and innovation with host Mark Redito.

Events
December 10, 2022
ProductMusic
September 23, 2022

Produced in-game music for crossword puzzle, Hovercats.

SpeakingEvents
August 24, 2022

Co-led a masterclass with my partner, Matthew Chaim on web3 and decentralized frameworks in the context of music, music industry and it’s future.

ProductMusic
June 16, 2022

cornerclub is a collaboration over the internet between 9 introverted producers, artists, songwriters, singers, and mastering engineers located all over the world - from the US and Canada to Europe and India. Their debut mix/album, “Dance Music for Introverts, Vol 1.” explores the question, what would dance music sound like if it was made by and for introverts?

Music
March 25, 2022

Originally released on April 2013 under my previous moniker. This is part of the album "Desire" which was a digital self release with limited Cassettes via Purr Tapes (2013) and Neon City (2019) This a song I've wrote for my then girlfriend now partner. This was also the song that kickstarted my journey into being a full time artist.

ProductCommunityMusic
March 8, 2022

8 weeks. 80 Artists. 1 Headless Band. A Songcamp Project

ProductCommunity
October 1, 2021

A free Discord bot that plays music NFTs. Also a virtual music venue.

Community
September 9, 2021

Contributed to the planning and creation of the Fellowships program. The program aims to onboard artists and creative folks across all backgrounds and identities on to FWB, a web3 community.

ProductCommunity
July 1, 2021

An 8-week songwriting and art creation camp made up of musicians, visual artists, developers and strategists. Together we have collectively created Elektra — an interactive story and world with music at its core.

ProductCommunity
April 24, 2021

A web3 laboratory experimenting at the edges of music and the new internet. Songcamp runs cohorted experiments called camps, each taking on their own playful blend of a songwriting camp mixed with a web3 hackathon.

Product
March 18, 2021

Mystery collection of NFTs which are sold as an 'unopened box'. When the supply is sold out, the collection is dramatically revealed on a live stream!

Podcast
November 20, 2020

A live conversation series featuring artists, creators and thinkers in the art, music, culture and tech space. A space for collective reflection, imagination and learning

MusicArt
November 13, 2020

My hope with this album as it focuses intimately on nature, is that we come to realize our interconnectivity. That we are all part of nature and will return to it. And in that way, to notice the sacredness of our interconnectivity. I hope the album encourages people to make small steps that can inspire new possibilities for collective movement toward sustainable systems for all living things

Music
June 6, 2019

I partnered with Splice to produce a unique sample pack that features sounds from Neutropical. I focused mostly on melodies and chord progressions as thats what i primarily look for in a sample pack. Some parts and sections came from songs that didn’t make it to the album as well as abandoned sketches I’ve been playing around with. Also, you can find otherworldy, futuristic and also organic samples to round out the pack. I wanted this pack to embody Tropical futurism and I would like you to feel as if we’re collaborating and making a song together or atleast get you inspired to make a new song.

MusicArt
May 3, 2019

Neutropical is a hopeful vision of the future that puts the island culture and values front and center. While journaling the personal journey of where he was, where he is, and where he is headed.

Music
April 10, 2019

Produced music for the character, Angela.

EventsCommunity
June 1, 2016

A music and events label supporting and spotlighting marginalized artists (q/t/poc) in the electronic music community. A space to document our existence.

Music
April 8, 2016

A compilation of musical works from 2011-2014. Japan only release.

Music
July 1, 2014

"Promise is a small introduction to Spazzkid, but one that highlights the project’s two strongest aspects—Redito’s directness and the lush music that makes him one of the most promising artists out of L.A. at the moment." - Pitchfork

Music
April 20, 2013

A soundtrack for falling in love

Photography
January 17, 2011

A photography blog featuring my work and others.

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(c)2024 Mark Redito

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Last updated: @October 13, 2023

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