Haynes is a multimedia visual and sound artist living in San Francisco. Since December 2001, Haynes has been active as the Editorial Director for 23five, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and increased awareness of sound art within the public arena. He has written extensively on sound art, noise culture, minimalism, and general music experimentation for The Wire, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Sound Projector, and Chunklet.

New Media Gallery 2006-07: Every Island Fled Away and the Mountains Could Not Be Found