Daz is an independent digital practitioner from UK. Primarily a selftaught music and sound technologist specialising in large-format and surround : systems design and content facilitation. He started as a musician playing in bands in the mid 90s, fell through the studio glass into sound engineering and after a while got into more complicated productions in surround sound and sound-art for gallery and museum settings. He publishes studio software for musicians and producers, which eventually lead to him getting involved with 'SoundSpiral' (www.soundspiral.net
) for the London 2012 'Cultural Olympiad' - a project to create an inflatable venue with a 52 channel embedded sound system for which he wrote some software and designed the playback stack - and he have been running the venue since 2013 as part of the 'Olympic Legacy'.Daz he is freelance engineer providing expert support to artists & organisations. His role is to act as interface between Artist and hardware, dream and reality, facilitating the Artist in making appropriate choices to create the smoothest path from ideas to outcomes.