Milan Guštar (11 August 1963 in Kolín, Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic) is an organologist, composer, computer programmer, and designer of electronic, electroacoustic, multimedia, and interactive systems. Guštar’s interest in music is both practical and theoretical. He focuses on interdisciplinary research bordering between science, technology and the arts: primarily mathematical principles in music, electronics, electroacoustics, information technologies, algorithmic composition and generative arts. Since the late 1970s, his work has focused on the design, development, and manufacture of custom-made electronic and electroacoustic equipment and musical instruments, multimedia and interactive systems, software design, audio recording and editing. Guštar’s articles, books and audio CDs have been released by various publishing houses, including his own one, Uvnitř (“Inside”). His visual art pieces and sound and audiovisual installations have been exhibited in both domestic and foreign galleries. He has also been involved in film, theatre and other artistic endeavours.
In the 80s, Milan Guštar led the band Flao YG, whose music you can listen to below: