Ryan Page is an electronic music composer. He holds a Ph.D. in digital media (UCSC) and an MFA in Electronic Music (Mills College). His work focuses on human interaction with technology, particularly the limitations and biases of communications media and their relation to human perception. In 2017 they created Repairer of Reputations, a project aimed at exploring the relationship between deprecated communications technologies and electronic music. Repairer of Reputations has produced film scores, video-game soundtracks, short films, and a modular synthesizer. Most recently, they founded the electronic musical instrument company Magus Instrumentalis with David Kant, Madison Heying and Mustafa Walker. He is a currently Assistant Professor of Sound Design at Berklee College of Music.
Recordings of his music have been released by The Path Less Traveled Records, Give Praise Records, The Electronic Music Foundation, Indexical, Full Spectrum, Self-Help Tapes and Vestige Recordings. Their Ph.D. dissertation won the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Northern California Scholarship. His MFA thesis “Ideology As Material Force” received the Frog Peak Collective experimental music award, and has been performed at Mills College, Cal Arts, and numerous DIY venues. He has performed and/or collaborated with David Dunn, Laetitia Sonami, Anna Friz, Alvin Lucier, David Behrman, Ikue Mori, Rhys Chatham, James Fei, and Trimpin. Their music has been positively reviewed by The Wire, Pitchfork Magazine, Decibel Magazine, National Public Radio, Maximum Rock N’ Roll, and Aquarius Records.
They currently live in Providence, Rhode Island with their partner and daughter.