lost in spectrum…
Madam Data (Ada Adhiyatma) is a musician who explores machine interfaces and the embodied idea of distance. Working with handmade computer programs, field recordings and old samplers, they fantasize about sound as a way to echolocate spaces defined by separations, the trauma of dislocation, the impossibility of empathy. Their other performance personas in Philadelphia include dumpster collagist Nautica Twilight, Min Planck and various component identities of sci fi noise-thrash quintet OOLOI. They also produce a podcast of discarded sound called The Floating World.
How to regain empathy towards the non-human? Karine Bonneval focuses on the plant otherness, and the complex and specific interactions that link human and plants. What if we could hear the mushrooms grow? Can we exchange our breath with trees? Her pieces explore the possible links between vernacular and technologies.
Genre hopping from ambient experimental electronics to hip hop, trip hop, R&B, and more, Ziibiwan is an electronic musician/proudcer with a no-holds-barred approach to production. Beautiful and tension-filled soundscapes follow dense, calm, trap-inspired epics. Their ethereal, sonics opens into deeply hypnotic spaces where land, sky, and deep sea meet. Ziibiwan is Anishinaabe from Wiikwemkoong, based in Tkaronto (Toronto). FADER describes 2016’s 6-track label EP, Time Limits as “… bright, curious, meditative electronic music, that’s a little reminiscent of Bonobo.” They’re currently working on their debut LP for 2019 release. Ziibiwan has also composed music for two short animations by Amanda Strong which premiered at TIFF.
Minji Kim is an audio-visual artist who is interested in solving uncertain things in human minds/relationships through scientific storytelling.
Julia E Dyck is an interdisciplinary artist and radio producer. Their work explores the transformative potential of listening and transmission.
jardim/lo-fi is an in-process project of an autodidact producer/multi-instrumentalist who has used a laptop and a MIDI controller to make his heartbeat and other experiences possible. active since 2000.
Erin Genia is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice merges cultural imperatives, pure expression and material exploration, with a response to past, present, & future matters. She works in sculpture, performance, sound, painting & public art interfaces.
TRANSmission is queer noise, through transformation of the voice, recordings of background sounds and other audio ephemera.
Maisie is poet, improvisational artist, and musician from Victoria. Katrina McGee is a Victoria sound artist working in the fields of electronic music, noise, electro-acoustic, ambient and radio art. Together as cnoc:n:conc they explore expressions of AI through electronic and electro-acoustic music. cnoc:n:conc has no official pronunciation, although the closest approximation might be “knock knock”.
We focus our curation on femme, minority, queer, under-represented experimental artists. Through online radio, live shows, and record releases we provide unique works a place to be heard.
This is an incubator of “shit you haven’t put out because no ones asked because it’s weird”.