exclusiveOr is Jeff Snyder and Sam Pluta.
Pluta and Snyder have been collaborating for the past eight years.
Sam Pluta is known internationally for his performances with groups like The Peter Evans Quintet and Rocket Science (with Evan Parker, Craig Taborn, and Peter Evans). He performs on a custom-made software system that he has been developing over the past six years.
Jeff Snyder is the founder and lead designer for Snyderphonics. He not only performs on his analog modular synthesizer, he designed and built it. His other creations include the Manta (Pluta's main hardware controller) and the JD-1 Keyboard/Sequencer. He performs in the Federico Ughi Quartet, the electronic ensemble Sideband, and several duo projects in the NYC area. He also composes alternate-reality Early Music for an ensemble of his invented instruments.