Mark Trayle works in a variety of media including electronic music, installations, improvisation and compositions for wireless chamber ensembles. Performances and installations over the last five years include Metronom (Barcelona) and Mex (Dortmund), Resistance Fluctuations (Los Angeles), net_condition (ZKM Karlsruhe), Pro Musica Nova (Bremen), format5 (Berlin), and Donaueschinger Musiktage. He has been commissioned by Champ D’Action, California Ear Unit, Ensemble Zwischentoene, and Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin. Collaborators include Koji Asano, David Behrman, Nels Cline, Vinny Golia, Toshi Nakamura and Wadada Leo Smith. He is a member of the computer network band The Hub, now playing again after a 10 year hiatus.

He has been the subject of interviews and articles in Strumenti Musicali and Virtual (Italy), Keyboard and The Leonardo Music Journal (USA), and “Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Century” (Grove/Atlantic). He has recorded for the Artifact, Atavistic, CRI, Inial, Elektra/Nonesuch, and Tzadik labels. He teaches in the Experimental Sound Practices program at the California Institute of the Arts School of Music.