born Erin Rioux, Rochester, Michigan
learns guitar and begins self-teaching drums, keys, and brass
produces first original works on 4-track tape
releases first record with high school dance punk group, Novel Citizen.
discovers techno and house at Detroit Electronic Music Festival
wins fluency award to live with host family in Germany
moves to New York
one of twenty-five applicants accepted to New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
studies composition, production, ear training, and analog synthesis under Nick Sansano (Sonic Youth, Public Enemy)
performs live solo electronic shows under last name Rioux
film composer, Star Eyes, directed by Pablo Tapia Plá
composer/contributor, NY Fashion Week
composes suite for cello, harp, guitar, and electronics, produced on analog tape
studies music entrepreneurship under Errol Kolosine (The Chemical Brothers, Astralwerks)
assistant teacher, New York City Public Schools
releases limited edition of early solo work on 100 vinyl LPs and as an audiovisual DVD
studies abroad in Berlin via NYU (studio art, sound art, performance)
sound installation for NYU group show, Kreuzberg, Berlin.
licenses original music to S01E01 of MTV Skins
contributing writer at the Village Voice
receives B.F.A. from NYU Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music with Honors.
composer, Nylon Studios, NYC
begins curating Connect a bi-monthly live event series merging music and art/technology installations at Le Poisson Rouge.
meets Trinidadian-American Astrophysicist Stephon Alexander
receives grant from Dartmouth College to produce an album of music exploring the universe through sound and quantum mechanics in collaboration with astrophysicist Stephon Alexander
curates six bimonthly Connect events at 285 Kent and Ran Tea House in Brooklyn.
meets artist manager Brandon Sanchez
studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn
collaborates with 80’s No Wave pioneer Arto Lindsay on “I Guess We’re Floating”
performs with Stephon Alexander at Low End Theory in Los Angeles with Machinedrum and Daedelus
contributor, Venice Biennial, group show Organix featuring David Byrne & Laurie Anderson.
releases debut solo EP System Preferences with interactive virtual environment
releases Here Comes Now (LP) in collaboration with Stephon Alexander
rehearsal space in Bushwick
US tour supporting Cibo Matto
launches Human Pitch, music art and technology label with manager Brandon Sanchez
creative director, mastering engineer, Rubaiyat I & II by Dadras (Human Pitch)
shares ‘Replicant Mix’
creative director, Aluphor by Headaches (Human Pitch)
releases solo EP Evolver (Human Pitch) with accompanying virtual environment/app by Vinyl Williams
Premieres accompanying ‘Replicant Mix’ on Impose Magazine
director, animated film, “Evolver (Return)”
curator, Human Pitch: Ambient 1 @ Trans Pecos featuring Laraaji, NYC
releases mix for Ninjatune’s Solid Steel series
releases “Prime Matter” single with original graphic design (Human Pitch)
producer, Still Life by Indonesian-Australia group Young Magic (Carpark Records)
releases “Cold Sweat / Fluid Being” with original graphic design (Human Pitch)
talk at NYU ITP on interactive music and virtual environments
curator, performer, Queens Biennial
DJ residency at the Lot Radio, Brooklyn.
performs at Bowery Ballroom with Gold Panda.
graphic designer, creative director, and mastering engineer, Animist Pools (Human Pitch)
mastering engineer, Zen Travel by Kaazi (October, 100% Silk)
releases debut solo LP Fragmenta (October, Human Pitch)
director of “Unfamiliar Cloud” video in collaboration with Landon Speers (cinematography) and Shireen Abrishamian (choreography)
premieres all-original mix for Boiler Room’s Upfront series