joseph daniel buchan
b. december 1994
bachelor of fine arts, (interactive composition) gr. 2015
university of melbourne, faculty of the victorian college of the arts
certificate IV, (sound production) gr. 2017
royal melbourne institute of technology
melbourne global scholar at the
university of california, berkeley (music department), 2014 - 2015
smooch records: studio assistant, june 2017 - october 2017
smooch records: in-house engineer, october 2017 - august 2018
woodstock studios: second engineer, september 2018 - december 2018
mPavillion: A/V intern, september 2018 - february 2019
brian brown studio at the victorian college of the arts: studio technician, june 2019 - present
mPavillion: A/V technician, november 2019 - present
other joe & virtual .amb - foyer installation at A Nice Warm Bath
installation with video artist Amber ter Hedde at the Melbourne Music Week event A Nice Warm Bath
polyphony of form - musical accompaniment for experimental dance and fashion runway
live score for work by William Duan at the Anthenaum Theatre, Melbourne
teaching and volunteering:
CalCreate at Berkeley Maynard Academy, 2015
facilitating a Creative Arts (music production, painting, performance) after school program for students of Berkeley Maynard Academy in
UpBeat at the Youth Junction, VISY Care Hub, Sunshine 2016-2018
teaching Music Production and Vocal Engineering to young adults (14-21 y/o).
3MBS Fine Music Radio, 2016
data wranging (exporting and batch processing of pre-recorded performances), production for their “Illuminations” radio series.
CUT, dir. Frouwke Hendricks ’13 – songwriter, composer, sound design
Sugar Pine Falls, dir. David Morris ’13-14 – songwriter, composer
Northern Star, dir. Patrick McBain ’13 – songwriter.
Dreams Never End, dir. Patrick McBain ’14 – composer
Slug, dir. Patrick McBain ‘15 - composer
Tasty, dir. David Morris, ‘16 - composer (with Darcy Baylis)
Metamorphasis dir. Ann Ravinther ‘17 - composer, sound design
The Place To Be dir. Lewis Rodan ‘18 - composer
Darcy Baylis’ ‘Intimacy and Isolation’ (mixing + vocal engineering + additional production) was a finalist for the Australian Music Prize 2017
HABITS’ “Selfie” (mixing + vocal engineering) video featured on Noisey, the AU Review, Pilerats, and more.
A track of mine is in the last ever Wondercore Island Mixtape.
Pat McBain’s Slug (composer) screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), and the Melbourne Queer Film Festival.
David Morris’ “Tasty” (composer) screened at the Austin International Film Festival,
Darcy Baylis’ “Taste of Cherry” (mixing + vocal engineering + additional production) featured on Red Bull, I OH YOU, Pilerats,
Purple Sneakers, and more.
An interview with me in THUMP Magazine.
Darcy Baylis’ “D4” (mixing) in C-Heads Magazine, and in Apple Music’s Best of the Week playlist.
this CV is a selection of work.
please contact me for a complete and up to date resume.