Advisory Board

Jon Appleton
J. B. Floyd
Elizabeth Hoffman
Ken Pohlmann
Judith Shatin
Gregory Taylor
Daniel Viñoly

Everglade records was founded in 2005 to document and distribute experimental sound and media art. We are particularly interested in developing a media catalog that emphasizes novel works that embrace technology, live performance, previously unrecorded art, acoustic documentary, and/or sounds of the environment.

Everglade Records is a 501(c)(3) non-profit company registered with the State of Florida.

Colby Leider, PhD.

Colby Leider, PhD.


Colby Leider is associate professor and program director of the Music Engineering Technology Program (MuE), in the Department of Music Business & Entertainment Industries at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. He is associate editor of Computer Music Journal and works as a consultant in patent-infringement cases involving audio and new media technologies. He holds degrees from Princeton, Dartmouth, and the University of Texas.

Colby is an expert in digital audio signal processing, sound synthesis and spatialization, tuning systems, and alternate controllers for music-making, and he has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the NVIDIA Corporation, and the University of Miami. Leider also chaired the 30th Annual International Computer Music Conference.

Additionally, Colby composes music, builds musical instruments and teaches courses in music technology. He is president-founder of Leider Acoustics,  a boutique audio consulting firm that specializes in tackling the most complex audio-related projects, including acoustical consulting and design, forensic audio, noise abatement, acoustic testing and measurement, expert witness services, patent claim construction and evaluation, agile-informed software development, and sound quality assessment.