This work is an exploration of heterophony and ornamentation, employing specialized algorithms created for the algorithmic composition system athenaCL. Additional processing and synthesis is done with Csound, Max/MSP, SoundHack, and various other software and hardware. The title refers to the swarm-like cultural instinct to follow.
Wynn Yamami, odaiko, performing "moloch whose name is the mind" on 6 May 2003. More information.