credit: Fryd Frydendahl

Presented by Roskilde Festival

Astrid Sonne

Mar 16, 2022

11:00pm – 11:40pm CT

Cheer Up Charlie's

Astrid Sonne is a Copenhagen-based composer, producer and viola player. Electronic experiments breathe side by side with baroque approaches, and acoustic elements like voices, viola, organ and guitar are incorporated into a digital universe with intuitive grace.

Her most recent album “outside of your lifetime” was released in September 2021 (Escho). The compositions appear like sculptures, carefully created with keys, strings, voice and buttons. Many of the instruments and inputs are processed with great attention to efface their personality, so their origins are never exactly clear. One may follow seamless transitions between pure generated oscillating waves and true ten-finger choral organ work. Other tracks introduce fierce waveforms through a shimmery and heated pulse. Shared throughout the music is a rare emotional accessibility not far from the expression of modern songwriting. This is particularly visible in Astrid Sonnes vocal pieces, where a minimalist mindset merge with highly personal solist voices in unique songs which, like the surrounding material, place themselves in something resembling past, present and future simultaneously.

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From:

Copenhagen, DENMARK

Genre:

Avant / Experimental

Subgenre:

Electronic

Type:

Showcase

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