Man Bartlett

Recent works by Man Bartlett

Recent works from New York-based multidisciplinary artist Man Bartlett.


Signal Culture


A special place where magic happens. I was in residency for a week in April 2019. Works currently in progress.

Winter Drone

Audio composition for vocals, electronic woodwind, singing bowl, and cassette.

An hourlong set (overlapping with Will Owen) as part of the 10-hour Winter Drone show at Secret Project Robot on February 10, 2019. Organized by Death By Audio Arcade/Mark Kleback.

Photos by Mengwen Cao.

The Vibratory Healing League: 20180901

Dedicated to water and whale energy, this assembly of The Vibratory Healing League featured a durational audio performance (noon to 6pm) delivered via FM radio headphones with taste and scent activations.

Sounds by Man Bartlett, activated nourishment by Anne Apparu, and scents by Incausa. Curated by Brent Birnbaum for Shows in Spaces at The Castle Rockaway. Special thanks to David Selig for hosting.

Photos by Brent Birnbaum.

The Vibratory Healing League: 20180623

A 6-hour audio performance from 12am to 6am. The night offered a dream state of durational drones with youth and self-help as thematic overtones. Created for Springboard Collective's 'One Spa on a Time'; co-directed by Danny Crump, Micah Snyder and Sarah Dahlinger in collaboration with Kyung jin Kim and Will Owen at Flux Factory.

Photos by Mengwen Cao.

Sometimes @ 1:30

An infrequent dispatch, usually featuring an exclusive audio track.


spread your light.
available on cassette.
Side 1: Korg Gadget with Tap Delay iOS apps (through Audiobus), vocals (TC Helicon VoiceTone Harmony-G XT, Empress Echosystem).
Side 2: Korg Gadget with Echo Pad, Crystalline, and Tap Delay iOS apps (through Audiobus).

Recording, production, and art design by Man.
Cassette manufacturing by Cryptic Carousel.

Drone Commute

All works composed, edited and recorded exclusively on my smartphone during my ~45-minute commute to my day job.