1990

born Erin Rioux, Rochester, Michigan

 

2000

learns guitar and begins self-teaching drums, keys, and brass

 

2002

produces first original works on 4-track tape

 

2005

releases first record with high school dance punk group, Novel Citizen.

 

2006

discovers techno and house at Detroit Electronic Music Festival

wins fluency award to live with host family in Germany

 

2008

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)

 

2009

performs live solo electronic shows under last name Rioux

film composer, Star Eyes, directed by Pablo Tapia Plá

composer/contributor, NY Fashion Week

 

2010

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

 

2011

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

 

2012

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

 

2013

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

 

2014

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

 

2015

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

 

2016

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