Sonae


“patient forest techno” Resident Advisor

2017 Master graduation at Institute for Popular Music of Folkwang University of Arts (Essen / Ger);
‘Women in Computer Music Scholarship’ of Stanford University for ‘Programming Max/MSP:
Structuring Interactive Software for Digital Arts‘ summer class at Center for Computer
Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) in Palo Alto (Cal, USA);
Monika Werkstatt album release and EU tour;
‘Leise Fäden’ album collaboration with Danielle de Picciotto

2016 Artist in residence at Klingklang, former studio of electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk, with
concert presentation ‘Live at Elektro Müller’ via Open Source Festival (Düsseldorf / Ger);
Performing artist of collective Monika Werkstatt curated by Gudrun Gut

2015 Debut album ‘Far away is right around the Corner’ on Monika Enterprise nominated for a VIA! VUT Indie Award 2015 in the category ‘Best Album’
„the unrepentant most wonderful flimmerelectric of the season“ Groove

2014 Founder of ‘female:pressure electronic concerts’ and ‘electronic:music:home’ (Cologne / Ger)
both culture funded projects dedicated to female artists in electronic music

2012 Debut EP ‘Cologne’ on ambient and electronica label A Strangely Isolated Place;
remixes for British ambient musician 36, Markus Guentner or Cio d’Or; EPs and compilation contributions

2011 ‘remix regendered’ workshop participent, first steps in production

Sonae lives and works in Cologne. Full discography
As part of Monika Enterprise label collective Monika Werkstatt Sonae played at
Café Oto, London / The Cube, Bristol / UH Fest, Budapest / Institut für Zukunft, Leipzig / Gängeviertel, Hamburg / Roter Salon, Berlin / Pop-Kultur Festival, Berlin …

Solo live performances at Studio 672 / Gewölbe / Heinz Gaul / Odonien / Club Genau, Cologne / About blank, Berlin / Alte Feuerwache, Mannheim / Spektrum, Berlin / Volt Festival, Uppsala / Södern Teatern, Stockholm / Denovali Night at Philharmonie, Essen …

Sonae played on the same bill as Squarepusher (Warp), Darkstar (Warp), Kyoka (Raster/ Noton)
List of recent appearances

As a Vinyl DJ for ambient, experimental and abstract Electronic Sonae spinned at Liquid Sky / Club Camouflage / Aceton / Kunstwerk / Barracuda Bar / Zoo / Odonien, Cologne … Kesselhaus, Weimar / Pact, Essen / Goldkante, Bochum / Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf …
with recent DJ-Mix contributions for Dublab and Xplaymix

Sonae is available for live solo and festival concerts and experimental club gigs
Furthermore she is available for vinyl DJ gigs in the same genres Styles: Ambient, Experimental, Electronic, „Forest Techno“
Booking contact hello@sonaemusic.net

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Sonae`s 2nd album ‘I Started Wearing Black’ will be out March 2018 on Monika Enterprise

Live recording Café Oto London (with room + audience reaction)

I Started Wearing Black In 6 Min (Album-Minimix)


Tour Dates

11/09/2018
20 years female:pressure
@ Mensch Meier http://menschmeier.berlin/,Berlin,DE

11/22/2018
Klangstärke Festival
https://www.klangstaerke.com/,Hildesheim,DE

11/25/2018
Klang und Raum Festival
https://klangundraum.koeln/,Köln,DE

12/12/2018
Arp Museum Rolandseck
Arp Museum Rolandseck,Rolandseck,DE