Marc Weidenbaum founded the website Disquiet.com in 1996. It focuses on the intersection of sound, art, and technology. He has written for Nature, the website of The Atlantic, Boing Boing, NewMusicBox.org, Stereophile, Down Beat, and numerous other publications. He has commissioned and curated sound/music projects that have featured original works by Kate Carr, Marcus Fischer, Marielle Jakobsons, John Kannenberg, Tom Moody, Steve Roden, Scanner, Roddy Shrock, Robert Thomas, Pedro Tudela, and Stephen Vitiello, among many others. He moderates the Disquiet Junto group at Soundcloud.com; there, dozens of musicians respond to weekly Oulipo-style restrictive compositional projects. He’s a founding partner at i/olian, developing software projects that explore opportunities to play with sound.
He also has extensive background in comics. He gave Adrian Tomine his first professional work while Tomine was still in high school. He was editor-in-chief of the American edition of the most popular manga magazine in Japan, Shonen Jump. Comics he has edited have appeared in books by Jessica Abel, Justin Green, Carol Swain, and Tomine, among others.
Weidenbaum lives in San Francisco in a neighborhood whose soundmarks include Tuesday noon civic alarms, as well as seasonal foghorns from the nearby bay. He also resides at twitter.com/disquiet.