• David Behrman
    David Behrman is a pioneering computer music composer and live performer. His award winning work focuses on the interactivity between performer and computer. In the 1960s he co-founded the Sonic Arts Union and was a producer at Columbia Masterworks. He has taught at universities throughout the U.S., as well as at the Technical University at Berlin. His sound installations have been featured in galleries around the world. Read | Listen

    Okkyung Lee
    Okkyung Lee is a South Korean cellist whose distinctive approach moves freely between genres: from noise, to jazz, to the popular music of her homeland. She is known for her improvisational work using visceral extended techniques and more recently, for composing immersive, site-specific works. She has appeared on over 30 albums, including releases on Shelter Press and GRM Portraits/Editions Mego, and performed at venues such as the Museum of Modern Art (New York). Read | Listen

    Kaffe Matthews
    Kaffe Matthews is a pioneering English electroacoustic sampler and composer. In 2006 she was awarded Distinction in Digital Musics at Prix Ars Electronica for her ‘sonic bed’, and founded a research company that develops ‘sonic bikes’ – instruments that play sound and music that changes as the cyclist changes speed and location. Read | Listen

    Ben Bertrand
    Ben Bertrand is a Belgian bass clarinetist and composer. With his instrument and countless effects and loop pedals, he constructs modal, hypnotic grooves, over which he plays microtonally-inflected clarinet phrases. His last album, ‘Manes’, was released in March 2020 in collaboration with Belgian label Stroom. Read | Listen

    Galya Bisengalieva
    Kazakh-British composer and violinist Galya Bisengalieva’s solos and improvisations can be heard on numerous albums, and TV and film soundtracks. In 2020 Galya released ‘Aralkum’ on One Little Independent Records. An internationally-recognised performer at venues such as the Barbican, and a close collaborator with musicians such as Suzanne Ciani, and Thom Yorke. Read | Listen

    Marja Ahti
    Marja Ahti is a Swedish-Finnish sound artist and composer based in Turku, Finland. She mixes field recordings with synthesis and effects to find a special form of communication between the sounds. She is a part of the duo Ahti & Ahti with her partner Niko-Matti Ahti, and is a member of the collective Himera. Read | Listen

    Abul Mogard
    Abul Mogard is a mysterious electronic musician hailing from Belgrade, Serbia. His sought after live shows are filled with darkly ambient/drone compositions that stir through smoke and screens of mesmerising light. His latest album “In Immobile Air” was released last spring by Ecstatic. Read | Listen

    Lucy Railton
    Emerging from a long-term engagement with contemporary music the British, Berlin-based musician Lucy Railton is active as both a performer and composer in new music and improvisation, working with cello, electronics and field recordings, releasing solo records on the labels Editions Mego/GRM and Modern Love, and in collaboration with Peter Zinovieff on PAN. Read | Listen

    Giant Swan
    Giant Swan is a Brighton-based electronic music duo made up of Robin Stewart & Harry Wright. They emerged from the UK underground by blasting super-charged dancefloor bangers for all night ravers all the way to the world’s top festivals. Their latest EP Don’t Be Afraid of Tenderness was released last Spring by Keck UK. Read | Listen

    Gwenifer Raymond
    Gwenifer Raymond is a Brighton-based Welsh guitarist known for her clawhammer strumming technique. Her sound, “Welsh primitive” as she calls it, is heavily influenced by American blues music from Mississippi. She found inspiration in the natural landscape and the ancient history of northern Cardiff for her 2020 album Strange Light Over Garth Mountain, near to where she grew up. She is also a games designer, a drummer and has a PhD in astrophysics. Read | Listen

    Alfredo Costa Monteiro
    Alfredo Costa Monteiro is a Porto-born, Barcelona-based sound and visual artist and poet working with sound, and improvised and experimental music. He studied sculpture/installation at the fine art school in Paris with Christian Boltanski. His installations and sound pieces, all of a low-fi character, have in common an interest for unstable processes, raw materials and gestures. Read | Listen

    João de Nóbrega Pupo
    João de Nóbrega Pupo is a Portuguese sound artist, based in Barcelona. He has a degree in Art and Multimedia from the University of Madeira and studied Sound Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. Pupo’s debut, ‘Sonified Notations’ was created under the tutelage of Colectivo Casa Amarela. His music has been described as a healthy confrontation between abstract electronics and concrete percussion. Read | Listen