Adam Pultz Melbye is a double bass player, composer, and improviser working in the field of acoustic and electronic sound. His work spans live performance, sound installations, sound for dance, theatre, film, multimedia, sculpture, algorithmic design, and instrument building, and has been performed and exhibited in Europe, Australia, the US, and Japan. He appears on around 50 albums, three of these being solo releases.
With Halldór Úlfarsson, he has created the FAAB (Feedback-Actuated Augmented Bass)—a feedback double bass with embedded signal processing—which is his current main instrument.
He is the author of peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers, in addition to being the guest editor of a special issue of creative feedback practices for the ECHO journal at Orpheus Institute in Gent, Belgium.