credit: Laura Knoops + Arnaud Ele
„Code had a heart, maybe even a soul, when Lou scanned for life and structures within independent and interacting systems. Metrical dives of hiss, boom, and binary breath talked shop with the mezcal-curious clientele coursing through Las Perlas on Wednesday evening.“
Growing up in Berlin’s club scene, while studying physics and visual arts Byrke Lou started building and programming, sound installations and synthesis systems from scratch, which operate in a minimalistic space between sculpture, code and electronics.
By performing the generated sounds and instruments within live coding sessions, she takes you into an abstract, futuristic world of pitches and rhythms.
Byrke Lou releases an EP in November 2019, which features live coded patterns of her synthesizers, some including AI, interlaced with her vocals. She is interested in the aesthetics potential generative music and artificial intelligence bring to the composition and production of music.
„Swells of angelic synthetics intervened in exploded views of dicey percussion rolled across long stretches of time where one could easily trip and fall into the measures between.”
Quotes: THE AUSTIN CHRONICLE, March 2019
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