×

Bio

Adam Tindale is an electronic drummer and digital instrument designer. He is an Associate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the Digital Futures Initiative at OCAD University. Adam performs on his E-Drumset: a new electronic instrument that utilizes physical modeling and machine learning with an intuitive physical interface. He completed a Bachelor of Music at Queen's University, a Masters of Music Technology at McGill University, and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Music, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Victoria.

Curriculum Vitae

Download my CV. pdf

Events

Upcoming Events

Past Events

ARRAY
Adam Tindale and Katherine Fraser
in the soil arts festival
St. Catherine's, ON, Canada
April 29, 2016

Unorchestrated Structure for Stings with Soloist
Adam Tindale with Kingston Community Strings
St. Andrew's Church
Kingston, ON, Canada
February 19, 2016

Jessica Thompson, Dafydd Hughes, and Adam Tindale
New Music, New Audiences
Palmerston Library
Toronto, ON, Canada
November 10, 2015

Adam Tindale
Improvisation as a Method for Investigating Digital Musical Interfaces
ProprioMedia
Toronto, ON, Canada
October 23, 2015

Adam Tindale
Oscillate
Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES)
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 19-22, 2015

Rob Cruickshank, Dafydd Hughes, and Adam Tindale
New Music, New Audiences
Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 24, 2015

Adam Tindale and Colin Labadie
The End of the Beginning
NUMUS: MIX
Waterloo, ON, Canada
April 17, 2015

Opening Up the Space III: It's Really-Like Music
Robert Gill Theatre, Centre for Drama Theatre & Performance Studies
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
March 27, 2015

Dafydd Hughes, Matthew Fava, and Adam Tindale
New Music, New Audiences
Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
March 21, 2015

Adam Tindale
Function Keys Conference
Centre3 for Print and Media Art
Hamilton, ON, Canada
November 14-16, 2014

Adam Tindale and Colin Labadie
The End of the Beginning
New Music Kingston
Kingston, ON, Canada
October 26, 2014

Woods by ARRAY3
Jim Olsen, Adam Tindale, and Katherine Fraser
Filmideo 2014
Index Art Center
Newark, NJ, USA
September 26, 2014

Group Show Curated by Mohammad Rezaei
POP Live
Quartiers POP
Montreal, QC, Canada
September 17, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Adam Tindale
8x8
HAVN (Hamilton Audio/Visual Node)
Hamilton, ON, Canada
August 26, 2014

Brian Garbet, James O'Callaghan, and Adam Tindale
Coast x Coast
Canadian Music Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 12, 2014

Woods by ARRAY3
Jim Olsen, Adam Tindale, and Katherine Fraser
Parkdale Video Showcase
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 8, 2014

Adam Tindale
Research Rendezvous
OCAD University
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 22, 2014

bart plemenga, Eldad Tsabary, and guests (including me)
Yodel EA OH!
New Adventures in Sound Art
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 3, 2014

Flight by ARRAY3
Jim Olsen, Adam Tindale, and Katherine Fraser
Gallgery of Ablerta Media Art
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 30, 2014 – April 29, 2014

Audiopollination
ABA
Array Space
January 15, 2014

ABA
Placebo Space
Toronto, ON, Canada
November 1, 2013

Tweet Your Work at the Unicorn
Jeff Watson, Simone Jones, and Adam Tindale
Gamercamp Conference
Toronto, ON, Canada
November 1, 2013

Artist Talk
Adam Tindale
COM 349: Projects in Digital Sound
Marymount Manhattan College
New York, NY, USA
September 30, 2013

Sarah Peebles, Adam Tindale, Daffyd Hughes, and Ian Jarvis
INTERsection Music Festival curated by New Adventures in Sound Art
Dundas Square
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 31, 2013

Oscillating Oscillators
Adam Tindale and Doug Van Nort
Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium
New Adventures in Sound Art
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 14, 2013 - August 17, 2013

SIMPLE
Adam Tindale
Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium
New Adventures in Sound Art
Toronto, ON, Canada
August 14, 2013 - August 17, 2013

Adam Tindale + Travis Kirton
Music and Media - International Musicological Society
Carleton University
Ottawa, ON, Canada
July 11, 2013 - July 13, 2013

Travis Kirton, Adam Tindale, and Greg Debicki
C4 – Media, Interactivity & Audio for iOS
ITP Camp
New York University
New York, NY, USA
June 10, 2013 - June 12, 2013

Adam Tindale
New Software for Documenting Visual Responses to Music
American Synesthesia Association Conference
OCAD University
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 31, 2013 - June 2, 2013

ABA
Hazelton Lanes Art Festival
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 10, 2013

Adam Tindale
Faculty Talks Series
OCAD University
Toronto, ON, Canada
December 4, 2012

ARRAY
Jim Olsen, Katherine Fraser + Adam Tindale
Soundasaurus Festival
Engineered Air Theatre - EPCOR Centre for the Arts
Calgary, AB, Canada
November 15, 2012

Adam Tindale
Artist Talk
University of Victoria
November 9, 2012

Adam Tindale
Developing Tools for Contemporary Electronic Music Performance
Alan Turing Lecture Series
University of Victoria
November 8, 2012

Building Audio Control Interfaces for Android
Lawrence Fyfe & Adam Tindale
CCRMA Summer Workshops
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA, USA
July 30, 2012 - August 3, 2012 (CANCELLED)

Sisters
Jeannie and Jodie Vandekerkhove with Adam Tindale
The Works Festival
Edmonton, AB, Canada
June 21 & 27, July 1 & 2, 2012

Lossless Processing
Jordan Tate + Adam Tindale Hot One Inch Action
Calgary, AB, Canada
May 26, 2012

Node and Message Management with the JunctionBox Interaction Toolkit
Lawrence Fyfe, Adam Tindale, & Sheelagh Carpendale
New Interfaces for Musical Expression
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
May 21-23, 2012

Touch
Corrine Vessey, Ian Nicolas, and Adam Tindale
Bach, Tots, and Tiptoes
Calgary, AB, Canada
May 21, 2012

Touch
Corrine Vessey, Ian Nicolas, and Adam Tindale
Bach, Tots, and Tiptoes
Calgary, AB, Canada
May 9, 2012

JunctionBox for Android: An Interaction Toolkit for Android-based Mobile
Devices
Lawrence Fyfe, Adam Tindale, & Sheelagh Carpendale
Linux Audio Conference
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA, USA
April 12-15, 2012

CE3C: Past, Present, and Future
Kurtis Lesick, Travis Kirton, and Adam Tindale
Technology in Society: An Exploration
DeVry Institute of Technology
Calgary, AB, Canada
March 30, 2012

THE DESTROYER
Adam Tindale
The Lossless Gallery
Calgary, AB, Canada
March 6, 2012

RECORD
Adam Tindale
[SONiK] Fest 5.0
New York, NY, USA
March 3, 2012

Adam Tindale
BYOB Calgary
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre
Calgary, AB, Canada
February 11, 2012

ARRAY
Rick Silva, Katherine Fraser + Adam Tindale
High Performance Rodeo - Soundasaurus
Engineered Air Theatre - EPCOR Centre for the Arts
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 22, 2012

Octophonic [stereo redux]
Adam Tindale
Streaming Festival
The Hague, Netherlands
December 1-18, 2011

Original Artwork
Adam Tindale
Contemporary Art Gallery of Calgary
It's Worth at Least 30$
Circa Showroom
December 14, 2011

For Amplified Dancers & Laptop
Jeannie Vandekerkhove, Jodie Vandekerkhove, & Adam Tindale
Mile Zero Dance Salon: The Wired Body
Edmonton, AB, Canada
November 26, 2011

Dorkbot Calgary Presentation
Adam Tindale
Protospace Calgary, AB, Canada
November 22, 2011

For Amplified Dancers & Laptop
Jeannie Vandekerkhove, Jodie Vandekerkhove, & Adam Tindale
Sea of Sound 2011
Edmonton, AB, Canada
November 18-20, 2011

Processing Workshop
Adam Tindale
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, USA
November 14-16, 2011

Octophonic [stereo redux]
Adam Tindale
Protospace
Calgary, AB, Canada
October 22, 2011

ARRAY
Rick Silva, Katherine Fraser + Adam Tindale
SLAMMENBERRY JAM Festival
Vertigo Theatre
Calgary, AB, Canada
October 6, 2011

Colour Data Processing
Jordan Tate, Ryan Boatright, and Adam Tindale
International Symposium on Electronic Art
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey
September 14, 2011 - September 21, 2011

Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology
Glasgow University
Glasgow, Scotland
August 30, 2011 - September 3, 2011

Understanding Visual Music Conference
Concordia University
August 26, 2011 - August 27, 2011
Montreal, QC, Canada

Octophonic: Guest Performance in Mark Lowe's Bin 15
Adam Tindale
Calgary Folk Festival
July 24, 2011
Calgary, AB, Canada

RECORD
Adam Tindale
Calgary, AB, Canada
June 11, 2011

Digital Media 2020 Summit
Banff Centre for the Arts,
Banff New Media Institute
Banff, AB
May 8, 2011 - May 10, 2011

Self-Directed Creative Residency
Adam Tindale, Rick Silva, and Katherine Fraser (ARRAY)
Banff Centre for the Arts,
Banff New Media Institute
Banff, AB
April 22, 2011 - April 24, 2011

Lossless Processing
Jordan Tate + Adam Tindale
.GIF .JPG .PNG .TIF
HEREart, New York, NY, USA
March 3, 2011 - April 30, 2011

Vector Rails - Temporal Extinction Event + Evidence - Losperus
Convocation Hall
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
April 2, 2011

RECORD
Adam Tindale
Resound Festival
Falmouth, England
March 25, 2011 - March 27, 2011

Adam Tindale
(Un) Pleasant Over Drones
Falmouth, England
March 25, 2011

ARRAY
Rick Silva, Katherine Fraser + Adam Tindale
EMMEDIA, Calgary, AB, Canada
March 5, 2011

Adam Tindale + Shaun Friessen
Endeavor Arts
Calgary, AB, Canada
February 4, 2011

Vector Rails
MILE ZERO Salon - Bust curated by Shawn Pinchbeck
Edmonton, AB, Canada
January 29, 2011

Vector Rails
Soundasaurus Festival - High Performance Rodeo
Engineered Air Theatre, EPCOR Centre
Soundasaurus at EPCOR Centre
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 21, 2011

ALE
Midway - High Performance Rodeo
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 7, 2011

Lossless Processing
Jordan Tate + Adam Tindale
DigitalCultures001
Alberta College of Art + Design
Calgary, AB, Canada
November 29, 2010

CLAP
Adam Tindale
Instructions for Initial Conditions
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
November 5, 2010 – November 29, 2010

Lossless Processing
Jordan Tate + Adam Tindale
Unleashed Devices Group Show
TINT arts @ Watermans
London, England
September 1, 2010 - October 22, 2010 (Opening September 15, 2010. 6:30
GMT)
Check out the Catalogue

TPTP in 6 Bits (Lossless Processing + Error)
Jordan Tate, Ryan Boatright, + Adam Tindale
TPTP Space
Paris, France
October 7, 2010 - October 22, 2010

Sphere
Adam Tindale
Vertico Theatre
Soulocentric Festival
Calgary, Alberta
October 9, 2010. 8pm.

Self-Directed Creative Residency
Jordan Tate + Adam Tindale
Banff Centre for the Arts,
Banff New Media Institute
Banff, AB
August 1-8, 2010

Multi-touch Tabletop Music (MTM)
Lawrence Fyfe + Adam Tindale
CCRMA Summer Workshop
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
July 24-30, 2010
More Information

ARRAY
Rick Silva, Katherine Fraser + Adam Tindale
Central United Church, 131 7th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, Canada
7:30pm
June 25, 2010
MySpace Event Page

ALE
Digital Alberta BBQ
Calgary, AB, Canada
June 22, 2010

New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference
University of Technology in Sydney
Sydney, Australia
June 10-20, 2010

TINTarts Lab Virtual Residency
Jordan Tate, Ryan Boatright, + Adam Tindale
London, England / internet
June - August, 2010

MUTEK
Montreal, QC, Canada
June 2-6, 2010

ACAD Faculty Show
Adam Tindale + Jordan Tate
Lossless Processing
Illingworth Kerr Gallery
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 15-24, 2010
More Information

mono.mono//stereo
Jennifer Vallis + Adam Tindale
EMMEDIA
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 22, 2010

ALE
Illingworth Kerr Gallery
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 15, 2010

Making it Contemporary Artist Panel
Paul Becher, Richard Boulet, + Adam Tindale
Illingworth Kerr Gallery
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 15, 2010

ALE Performance
Alberta College of Art + Design
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 15, 2010

Adam Tindale + Jordan Tate Talk
Calgary Open Source Software Festival
Calgary, AB, Canada
April 9, 2010

Live Cinema Panel
The District
Calgary, AB, Canada
March 23, 2010
Presented by Digital Alberta + CE3C

Andrea Revel
2010 Olympic Games
Vancouver, BC, Canada
February 15, 2010

Andrea Revel
2010 Olympic Games
Whistler, BC, Canada
February 14, 2010

Andrea Revel
Palominos
Calgary, AB, Canada
February 7, 2010

Technology + Art Panel
University of Calgary Happening Festival
Calgary, AB, 2010
January 28, 2010

ALE
University of Calgary Happening Festival
Calgary, AB, 2010
January 27, 2010

Vector Rails
Clinker + Adam Tindale
Soundasaurus
Engineered Air Theatre
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 22, 2010

ALE
High Performance Rodeo - Midway
EPCOR Centre
Calgary, AB, Canada
January 8, 2010