The serene ambient compositions of Loscil are creations of Vancouver-based musician Scott Morgan — the name Loscil comes from the “looping oscillator” function in the computer music language Csound. Loscil’s sound combines influences from Morgan’s involvement with Vancouver’s indie rock scene as a guitarist and drummer and from his academic studies in computer music, film...
Thievery Corporation is a Washington, D.C. based duo consisting of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton. Their music mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, and Brazilian, featuring lyrics in English, Spanish, French, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian and Hindi. Over the years, Thievery Corporation has become known for the festive atmosphere of their live shows, during...
Jami Sieber is an electric cellist and vocalist who touches the soul with compositions that are evocative, contemporary, and timeless. Recognized internationally, her music is an atmospheric invitation to another world, lending itself naturally to film.
“Secret Heat” and “Darkening Ground”
Written and Performed by Jami Sieber
Lush Mechanique Music, 1994 (BMI)
Courtesy of Out Front...
Zoë Keating uses a cello and a foot-controlled laptop to create layers of intricate, haunting and compelling music. Known for her use of technology and her DIY ethic, she has sold over 60,000 copies of her self-released albums and has a devoted social media following.
“Escape Artist”, “Optimist”, “Flying & Flocking”, and “The Path”
Written and Performed by Zoë...
Christen Lien is a classically trained violist who performs original compositions that bridge Eastern and Western traditions, classical and postmodern, as well as acoustic and electronic genres. Incorporating layers of live effects with her viola through the use of processors and looping pedals, Lien creates evocative music and beautifully haunting performance art.
Her music has been featured...