Brown, A. & Ferguson, J. (2022). “DIY musical instruments: From Handmade Electronic Circuits to Microcontrollers and Digital Fabrication”. Journal of Ubiquitous Music. [Forthcoming].

Ferguson, J. & Bussigel, P. (2021) “TRaNsMOGRiFiER: Fictional Narratives as Catalyst for Experimental Instrument-Building and Musical/Artistic Collaboration”. Leonardo, Vol. 54, Issue 02, 228–233. Doi:

Brown, A. & Ferguson, J. (2021). “Enhancing DIY musical instruments with custom circuit boards. 11th Workshop on Ubiquitous Music (UbiMus 2021), Matosinhos, Portugal.

Brown, A. & Ferguson, J. (2020). “Beat Machine: Embracing the Creative Limitations and Opportunities of Low-Cost Computers”.  Leonardo Music Journal, Vol. 30, 8–13. Doi:

Vandemast-Bell, P. & Ferguson, J. (2019). ‘Perspectives on Musical Time and Human-Machine Agency in the Development of Performance Systems for Live Electronic Music’. In: Hepworth-Sawyer, R.,  Hodgson, J., Paterson, J.,  Toulson R., (Eds). Innovation in Music: Performance, Production, Technology, and Business (Routledge).  

Brown, A. Ferguson, J. Bennett, A. (2019). “Cooperative Experimentalism: Sharing to Enhance Electronic Media”. Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Electronic Art.

Ferguson, J. & Brown, A. (2016) ‘Fostering a Post-Digital Avant-Garde: Research-led teaching of music technology’. Organised Sound.  Vol. 21, Issue 2, p. 127-137. 

Ferguson, J. (2016) ‘Perspectives on Research-led Teaching’. In: Haddon, E. & Burnard, P., (Eds) Creative Teaching for Creative Learning in Higher Music Education. (Ashgate).

Ferguson, J. (2016) ‘Michel Waisvisz: No Backup/Hyper Instruments’. In: Emmerson, S. & Landy, L., (Eds). Expanding the Horizon of Electroacoustic Music Analysis. (Cambridge University Press).

Ferguson, J. (2013) ‘Imagined Agency: Technology, Unpredictability, and Ambiguity’. Contemporary Music Review, Vol. 32, Issue 02, p. 135-149.

Ferguson, J. & van Heumen, R. (2010) ‘Whistle Pig Saloon: Performing Technologies’. Leonardo Music Journal, Vol. 20, 12-1 [artist statement/concert audio].

Bell, P. & Ferguson, J. (2007) ‘The Role of Ambiguity within Musical Creativity’. In: My Favorite Supplement: The Joy of the Gizmo, Leonardo Electronic Almanac Vol. 15, No. 11-12 . 31 Dec. 2007 

Bell, P. & Ferguson, J. (2008) ‘Tron Lennon discuss Collaborative Practice’. In: Fool’s Gold: Practice and Improvisation in Performance, Issue 1, Edinburgh College of Art [informal article distributed nationally in free arts newspaper]