Laurel Halo

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Laurel Halo
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Background information
Also known as King Felix, Ina Cube[1]
Origin Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Genres Electronic, experimental, techno, ambient
Labels Hyperdub

Laurel Halo is an American electronic musician and recording artist from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Biography[edit]

Halo is a classically trained musician.[2]

Her work reveals influence from the music of her home state. The physical process and impact of time are reoccurring motifs.

Halo released her debut album Quarantine on the London-based label Hyperdub in June 2012. The album received widespread critical praise, and was named the number one Album of the Year by The Wire magazine.

In a live context Halo’s music is centered around hybrid rhythms, bass and psychedelic push.

Halo's second album, Chance of Rain, was released in October 2013.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • King Felix EP (Hippos in Tanks, 2010)
  • Hour Logic EP (Hippos In Tanks, 2011)
  • Antenna EP (NNA Tapes, 2011)
  • "Sunlight on the Faded" (Hyperdub, 2012)
  • Behind the Green Door EP (Hyperdub, 2013)

Collaborations[edit]

  • FRKWYS Vol. 7: Borden, Ferraro, Godin, Halo and Lopatin (RVNG Intl., 2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lester, Paul (23 May 2011). "Laurel Halo (No 1,028)". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Laurel Halo - biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Pelly, Jenn (20 August 2013). "Laurel Halo Announces New Album, Chance Of Rain | News | Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 28 August 2013.