Julian Stein is a composer and sound artist currently residing in Montréal, QC. His work often explores musical applications of the everyday, placing a large focus on intuition and present-experience. Exploring both composed and real-time environments, his work has ranged from multichannel composition and theatre sound-design to collaborative performance and kinetic sound installation. His work is interested by methods of audio- visual synchronization, phonetics, animal communication, and the urban environment. Julian is a co-creator of the Montreal Sound Map (http:// www.montrealsoundmap.com), and has recently completed a BFA in Music (Electroacoustic Studies) from Concordia University.