David Michael (born 1977, USA) has interests that lie somewhere between biology and technology with sound as a common thread. Originally from Birmingham Alabama, he moved to New York in 1995 to study at New York University.

During the early 00's he published musical material on Statra Records, M-Tronic/U-Pop, and The Record Camp Label, and performed at venues including the Knitting Factory and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

In 2005 he earned an MSc in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems from the University of Sussex and subsequently began working with simulated bioacoustics and making field recordings. His writings have been published in the journal Adaptive Behavior and presented as part of the European Conference on Artificial Life in 2005 and 2007, resulting in a chapter for the book "A-Life for Music: Music and Computer Models of Living Systems" edited by Eduardo Reck Miranda. A recent article on the topic of nature sound recording is forthcoming in the journal Organised Sound.

David is currently releasing multichannel and long duration recordings as well as other related projects through his label, Fieldcraft Records. He programs computers professionally and lives with his wife in Tarrytown, New York.

Releases on 3LEAVES:
Shangri-La (2011)