Adythia Utama ©

Adythia Utama

Adythia Utama is an audiovisual enthusiast based in Jakarta, who takes on the roles of director, videographer, and editor. Adyth graduated in 2010 with BA degree from Jakarta Institute of the Arts concentrating in documentary film. His audiovisual and film works have been screened internationally. Bising is his first feature documentary film.



Antye Greie-Ripatti, i.e. AGF or poemproducer, has produced a formidable amount of output stretching across exhibitions, soundtracks, mixes, performances, and releases. Born in East Germany, she has been living and working in Hailuoto, Finland since 2008.

Alicia De Silva

Alicia De Silva

Alicia De Silva enjoys discovering the practices of various music cultures, and their significance and contexts in both the past and present.

Amazon Sun ©

Amazon Sun

Phitthaya Phaefuang, also known as Sun, was born in Thailand, and then moved to Norway when he was 3 years old. He graduated from Oslo National Academy of the arts in 2011, with a bachelor in modern and contemporary dance.

Cari Padu ©

Andrea Neumann

Andrea Neumann is an electroacoustic composer based in Berlin, who has pioneered the ‘inside piano’ approach to sound generation. She has been involved in the avant-garde community since the mid-1990s, establishing “Labor Sonor,” an experimental film and music series in Berlin, in 2000. Neumann is also a regular collaborator of trumpeter and composer Sabine Ercklentz.

Andreas Siagian © Andreas Siagian

Andreas Siagian

Andreas Siagian is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in Civil Engineering (Graduate of Atma Jaya, Yogyakarta). His initial interest in interdisciplinary practice began when he was in college, where he studied programming languages to create a software for highway geometric design calculation and planning.

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Arnont Nongyao

Born in Bangkok, Arnont Nongyao lives and works in Chiang Mai. His practice centres on experimentation with vibrations that are derived from humans and other living organisms, as well as objects, and exploring their interaction in the environment and society.

Asa Rahmana © Asa Rahmana

Asa Rahmana

Asa Rahmana began her musical journey as a singer-songwriter with an electronic group called Belkastrelka (2009-2017), initiated the group Jalan Emas (Garasi Performance Institute, 2014), and was involved in the project Menara Ingatan (Garasi Performance Institute, 2017) as performer, songwriter, and researcher.

Auspicious Family

Auspicious Family is an aural & visual collagist who explores abstract concepts in music through an approach which is both vicarious and subversive.



With a style seemingly forged by the chaotic cultural mish-mash of the internet, aya (fka LOFT) is equally at home mashing up the dance, unleashing pop-tinged tearjerkers, and shouting at unwitting audience members.



Ayankoko is the solo musical effort of French-Laotian multi-instrumentalist and composer David Somphrachanh Vilayleck; a fusion of jazz, sound design, traditional, noise, ambient, computer music, and classical.

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Ayu Saraswati

Ayu Saraswati got to know Yogyakarta’s local music community after moving there for college, and quickly started getting involved with diverse musical projects. Over the years, she has also taught piano/keyboard at various schools in the city.

Bani Haykal

Bani Haykal

Bani Haykal experiments with text + music. As an artist and musician, Bani considers music as material, and his projects revolve around human-machine intimacies through various forms of interfacing and interaction. He is a member of b-quartet.

Bastard Of Beats ©

Bastard of Beats

Jon Romero a.k.a. Bastard of Beats / Tribal Control is part of Children of the Cathode Ray, one of the oldest experimental groups in the Philippines, and Elemento. He is also the co-founder of the long-running experimental music platform "Ruthless Expert Trip Mental Music" at Today X Future.

Bhakti Prasetyo ©Bhakti Prasetyo

Bhakti Prasetyo

Improviser, bass player, and one of people who started to experiment with noise in the early wave of the noise scene in Yogyakarta. His Melcyd band was included in a compilation tape titled Pekak! Indonesian Noise 1995-2015, released by the Syrphe label.

Bombo Pluto Ova ©

Bombo Pluto Ova

Known for their frenetic energy and devil-may-care attitude during live sets, Bombo Pluto Ova is the longest, if not the only, rock n roll band that pushes the limit between static and sonic (or between noise and nuance) in Cebu’s current music scene.

Bruder ©


Bruder is the music manager of Manila nightclub XX XX, as well as hobby DJ playing music ranging from electronic, downtempo, psych, world music, experimental & more.

Caliph8 ©Caliph8


Caliph8 deploys sheets of polyrhythmic beats, one-note samples, and deconstructed cut & paste sound sequences. His arsenal of methods also includes sample-based and granular synthesis, as well as free-form improvisation in which he combines sound manipulation techniques and samples with prepared gear or objects.

Cari Padu ©

Cari Padu

Conducted by Rully Shabara (Senyawa, ZOO, Setabuhan) and originally commissioned for Biennale Jogja 13, Cari Padu is a public choir formed with the intention of mocking how society is governed, in pursuit of awareness and harmony to achieve universal love.

C-drik © by Andrea Kriszai


Born in Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), and currently based in Berlin, C-drík is a musician, activist, curator, DJ and author. He runs Syrphe, a recording label focusing on electronic and noise music from Asia and Africa, and establishing connections between different disciplines and media. 

Cheryl Ong © Cheryl Ong

Cheryl Ong

A Singaporean percussionist who is active in music performance and education, Cheryl Ong regularly performs with avantgarde rock group, The Observatory. She has also played with SA, a trio that fuses traditional Chinese instruments and electronics.

Cari Padu ©

Children of Cathode Ray

Children of Cathode Ray was established in 1989 and regarded as one of the earliest experimental sound art groups in the Philippines. Its original members were: Tad Ermitano on video, visuals, bass, synthesizers, electronics, efx, computers; Jing Garcia (a.k.a. autoceremony) on audio, synthesizers, electronics, efx, computers; Blums Borres on lead guitars, efx, graphics, computers; Peter Marquez on lighting effects, electronics, photos, and visuals; Regiben Romana on percussions, efx; Magyar Tuazon on visual effects, bass, electronics

Chris Murillo ©

Chris Murillo

Chris Murillo is an artist, sculptor, and designer.  An avid explorer of the possibilities of sounds – he has been on a constant quest to find any of the infinite number of varied sound sources and sounding materials around us.

Collo Awata

Collo Awata

Collo Awata, is a music producer, sound designer, DJ, and video artist of Kenyan heritage based in Berlin. They reflect their diversity of influences through eclectic electronic productions and curation of mixes tailored for the multi-dimensional spheres of club culture, fashion, and art. 

Corin Ileto


Corin Ileto (UIQ, Bedouin Records) is a Filipina-Australian electronic producer, composer, and performer working in the field of performance art, sound design, theatre, and club spaces.

Dangerdope ©Dangerdope


Dangerdope baut ständig auf seinen Sampling-Fähigkeiten auf, nimmt seltene und bisher ungehörte Musikstücke auf und bearbeitet sie zu Phrasen für seine Tracks. Viele seiner Tracks enthalten Dutzende von Samples.

Datu Arellano ©

Datu Arellano

Datu Arellano is a visual artist, musician, graphic designer, retired front-end web developer, educator, and an active member of the Anino Shadowplay Collective.

Dayang Yraola © Grace buenaventura

Dayang Yraola

Dayang Yraola is a curator from Manila. She was Archivist and Collections Manager of the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology from 2007-2015.

Dignos and Adrianne ©

Dignos x Adrianne

Adrianne and Dignos are residents of Manila’s queer night, Elephant, and club XX XX, and proud members of the LGBTQI community. They have trail-blazed the local dance community for many years.

Duto Hardono © Laura Fiorio

Duto Hardono

Originally trained in painting, his practice traverses the two-dimensionality of collages and drawings into the dynamic incorporation of readymade materials such as everyday objects, old musical instruments, records, and cassette tapes in his installations and performances.

Eileen Chan © Eileen Chan

Eileen Chan

Eileen is one-half of The Council, a collective dedicated to promoting music from Singapore, Asia, and beyond. She is also the driving force behind three of Singapore’s most exciting alternative music venues and nightclubs: Headquarters, TUFF CLUB, and Somewhere.


There is fine art, with its highly elite conceptualizations and strict inclinations towards the academic on the one hand, and on the other end, there is folk art, which takes inspiration from popular culture or pop art.

Elisha Tiga

Elisha Tiga

Elisha Tiga is a music producer, composer, musician, and music educator from Brunei Darussalam.



ELV is a self-made musician from Myanmar, learning via online classes and from friends. 

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Emma Warren

Emma Warren has been documenting grassroots music culture since she and her friends started Jockey Slut magazine in the mid 1990s.

Erick Calilan ©Erick Calilan

Erick Calilan

Sound artist, hardware hacker, and experimental musician whose works mainly focus on the illogical use of consumer-based electronic devices and the reverse-engineering of technology. His practice includes sound, kinetic and interactive installations, sound-based compositions, and field recordings.

Eric Tuban / Libya Montes ©

Eric Tuban / Libya Montes

Erik Tuban is a producer/publisher who runs PAWN Records and PAWN Press.

Escuri ©


Jett Ilagan is a music producer and sound and visual artist from Laguna, Philippines. He actively performs original musical soundscapes under the moniker of ëescurií.

Evans Storn © Evans Storn

Evans Storn

Electronic/experimental music artist, instrument builder, and DIY electronics practitioner based in Bandung, Indonesia. Storn’s artistic output often takes the shape of sound or interactive installations. He also leads analogue and digital synthesizer workshops. He is the founder of Storn System, a company that repairs, sells, and builds custom analogue synths.

Fauxe © Fauxe


His 2015 EP, titled Huh Fuck Another Beat Tape, sampled recently dug up recordings of Singaporean tracks from the 60s, creating incredibly melodic grooves by “twisting them in a Dilla-like fashion” (Bandwagon Asia). The EP was produced and recorded within 24 hours, using only the first takes from contributing rappers Mediocre Haircut Crew.

Frktl 2021 Martins Rokis


FRKTL is the solo experimental project of British-Egyptian interdisciplinary artist Sarah Badr.

Gabber Modus Operandi ©

Gabber Modus Operandi

Gabber Modus Operandi was accidentally founded by Kasimyn and Ican Harem following their fad staging at an underground punk concert in Denpasar. After some DJ- and MC-ing, Kasimyn began producing tracks for the duo using the smallest musical instrument: the Mini Synth Teenage Engineering OP-1, while Ican Harem provides vocals and joke-filled improvisation.



.GIFKIDS /dot-jif-kids/ ist ein Animations-Duo, das mit glitzernden 3D-Illustrationen & Animationen spielt. Sie stellen zufällige und skurrile Ästhetik und Storytelling mit dynamischen Frames und anregenden Bewegungen nebeneinander.

Ha Thuy Hang

Ha Thuy Hang

Ha Thuy Hang is a multimedia composer and improviser based in Hanoi. 

Horizon99 ©Horizon99


ROT FRONT and A(;D (aka Aiyu Jelly) are co-founders and current organizers of Horizon99, a broadcast series using the party as form, the club as situation, music as binder.

Ignaz Schick ©

Ignaz Schick

Als Turntablist, Klangkünstler, Komponist, Kurator und bildender Künstler begann Ignaz Schick seine musikalische Ausbildung zunächst mit dem Saxophon und trat in Free Jazz- und Avant-Rock-Bands auf.

Ikbal Lubys ©Ikbal Lubys

Ikbal Lubys

After studying Western classical music and classical guitar, his work moved to a focus around the exploration of dynamic and experimental relationships with the guitar in terms of its sound and function, and interlacing performances with visuals. Lubys has collaborated with artists from Asia and Europe, spanning diverse fields including performing art, visual art, dance, and film.

Interspecifics © Interspecifics


Interspecifics are an independent artistic research bureau founded in Mexico City in 2013. They have focused their research on the use of sound and AI, to explore patterns emerging from biosignals and the morphology of different living organisms as a potential form of non-human communication. With this aim, they have developed a collection of experimental research and education tools they call Ontological Machines. 

Jessica Ekomane © Silje Nes

Jessica Ekomane

Berlin-based musician and installation artist Jessica Ekomane creates situations in which sound functions as a form of catharsis. Her work intersperses noise and melody, playing with listeners’ perception of rhythmic structures and seeking to transform the space between sound and audience.

Joee and I ©Joee and I

Joee and I

Joee & I is an electronic music act by musician and multimedia artist Joee Mejias and various collaborators. Her music combines field recordings, traditional and found instruments, electronics, and voice, forming songs that evoke inner memories, altered dream states, and fragments of real or imaginary journeys.

Joseph Peters

Joe Peters

Dr. Joe Peters is an independent music scholar specializing in music sustainability and digital services for integrated music education.

Joe Kidd © Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd is a writer, designer, underground music activist, and youth subculture archivist. One of the pioneers of the punk subculture in Malaysia, he has been actively involved in the country’s underground music scene since its nascent beginnings. 

JNB Group © JNB Group

Jogja Noise Bombing

Jogja Noise Bombing (JNB) is an open community for noise artists from around the city of Yogyakarta that focuses on experimental audio, noise, harsh noise, ambient, drone, circuit bending, and other exploratory sound forms.

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Jorge Wieneke V

Jorge Juan B. Wieneke (AKA similarobjects) is an electronic music educator and musician from Manila, Philippines.

Johanes Moong Santoso Pribadi ©Johanes Moong Santoso Pribadi

J.'Mo'ong' Santoso Pribadi

Bangkok-born and Java-raised, Johanes “Mo’ong” Santoso Pribadi is an experimental music composer and instrument builder. His main area of study is music Nusantara, or the music of Indonesia.

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Originally from a ghetto in North Jakarta, and now a resident in Southern Bali, Kasimyn has been cited by Fact magazine stylistically as “a mayhem of anti-aesthetic fun”. He has also been featured in Boiler Room’s Pure Rave Article and contributed a mix for its’ Global Hard Dance Mix no 9.



Kengchakaj is a Bangkok-born, New York-based pianist, improviser, electronic musician, and composer.

Khyam Allami © 2015 Johanne Issa

Khyam Allami

Khyam Allami (born in Damascus 1981) is an Iraqi-British multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, researcher and founder of Nawa Recordings. Primarily a performer of the Oud, his artistic research focuses on the development of contemporary and experimental repertoire based on the fundamentals of Arabic music, with a focus on tuning and microtonality.

Kok Siew Wai ©Sebastien Gesell

Kok Siew Wai

Hailing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Kok Siew-Wai is a vocal improviser, video artist, and organiser who has shown video works and performed in Asia, Europe, Canada, and USA. Siew-Wai has a deep passion for experimental and improvised arts, and the DIY effort undertaken in promoting them.

Kyaw Kyaw © djavanshir

Kyaw Kyaw

Kyaw Kyaw is the co-founder and lead singer of Rebel Riot, a punk band from Yangon, Myanmar. The band was formed in 2007 after the onset of the Saffron Revolution. Rebel Riot want to use music as a way to speak about freedom and the errors of the current political system.

Lafidki ©


Lafidki is the moniker of London-based Saphy Vong, who has been releasing experimental electronic music since 2008. The London-based sound/visual artist is also founder of Chinabot, a platform and collective created to change the dialogue surrounding Asian music. 

Laure Boer ©

Laure Boer

Berlin-based multi-instrumentalist and singer Laure Boer is inspired by electronic and traditional folk music.

Leee Anantawat © Leee Anantawat

Leee Anantawat

Unchalee Anantawat (Leee) is a lecturer in Communication Design at the School of Architecture and Design, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT).

Liew Niyomkarn

Liew Niyomkarn

Liew Niyomkarn is a sound artist and musician based in Antwerp. Her work focuses on listening practice and the conveyance of memories through sound.

Lintang Radittya ©Lintang Radittya

Lintang Radittya

Self-taught instrument builder and sound artist/ performer based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. His current interests include DIY analog electronics, the relationship between sound and space, randomness, javanese futurism, and the meeting points of electroacoustic, noise, and experimental music.

Madam Bwakewa x extreme meth in my bloodstream ©

Madam Bwakewa x extreme meth in my bloodstream

Madam Bwakeva as The Karaoke Superstar is essentially rooted from the magic charm of BOHOVEE; the grand alter ego of Martin de Mesa. Martin is a Filipino Interdisciplinary Artist who has core practices in performance art, addressing issues about BOHOVEE.

Madam Data

Madam Data

Madam Data is a musician, composer, and sound scientist who explores machine and spirit interfaces.

Mahamboro ©Mahamboro


Filled with dark, industrial, and techno-inspired sounds, his latest albums take on titles such as Akaa (“root”), Klawu (“grey”) or Surup (“sunsets”), alluding to the musician’s fascination with personal environments, in-between states, unresolved moods or impressions, the divide between the inner and the outer...

Mariano Batocabe ©

Mariano Batocabe

Mariano Batocabe is an artist-curator that is primarily influenced by history, culture, and identity. He practices across different mediums such as drawing, installation, and photography.

Mark Frederick L. Bulandus

Mark Frederick L. Bulandus

Mark Frederick L. Bulandus is a sound artist from Pateros, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Mark Omega ©

Mark Omega

Mark Omega is a self-titled experimental musician based in Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines. He primarily works in the field of noise but frequently drifts into numerous mediums of sounds such as improvisation, dark industrial, and environmental ambient music which focuses on his intent to visualize his inner sub consciousness and explore his natural environment through field recordings.

Marta Zapparoli © Corinna Harl

Marta Zapparoli

Marta Zapparoli is an experimental sound artist, improviser, performer, and musician based in Berlin. She is known for crafting evocative sound pieces using a wide variety of recording techniques, devices, and self-made microphones, in addition to her use of real-time tape manipulation.

marum © Filipe Baixinho


Rooted between Berlin and Lisbon, marum’s unashamed worship sessions of hypnotic, acidic techno, thoughtfully binding fast-paced rave beats with meditative soundscapes, have been spreading throughout numerous parties, clubs and festivals.

Menstrual Synthdrone ©Menstrual Synthdrone

Menstrual Synthdrone

Dyah Isaka Parameswara (Woro) was born in Malang and now lives and works in Yogyakarta. Under the moniker of Menstrual Synthdrone, she explores her interest in the various sounds that can be produced by synths, pedals, and analogue electronics. Her musical style spans ambient, drone, and hypnotizing harsh noise.

Mica Agregado ©Mica Agregado

Mica Agregado

She fabricates idealised visions through upcycled kinetic sculptures in plastic, pseudo-corporate zines, faux natural landscapes, and pattern-frenzied karaoke machines, lingering over the ambiguity between class and chintz, corporations and singularity, and mass production and specialty.

Miko Revereza ©

Miko Revereza

Miko Revereza is a filmmaker based in Manila, Philippines. His upbringing as an undocumented immigrant in the United States informed many of his films; DROGA! (2014), DISINTEGRATION 93-96 (2017), No Data Plan (2018) and Distancing (2019).

mobilegirl ©Niclas Hille


Berlin-based Bao-Tran Tran or mobilegirl is an affiliate of STAYCORE, a label launched by Stockholm-based producers Dinamarca and Ghazal and Scandinavia’s darker, outward-looking answer to the marketability of London’s PC Music. mobilegirl shifts tempos and adds triplet bleeps and bloops, metallic crunches, or reggaeton kicks to turn R&B classics into futuristic Afro-Caribbean dance tracks.

Morgan Sully © Ibu Miri

Morgan Sully

Morgan Sully is a Berlin-based American artist, musician, and organizer with Indonesian roots. A recent native to Indonesian collective Soydivision, he co-develops theatrical formats to build deeper empathy, collective strength, and appreciation for people’s stories. 

Nadah el Shazly ©Nadah el Shazly

Nadah el Shazly

Starting out singing Misfits covers in a local punk band, Cairo’s Nadah el Shazly has since been making a name for herself in the city’s underground scene by producing her own electronic tracks. Her debut album, Ahwar (2017), emerged via Nawa Recordings, a label run by Khyam Allami that focuses on Middle Eastern artists.

Nadya Hatta © Nadya Hatta

Nadya Hatta

Nadya Hatta learned classical piano during her childhood but gradually became interested in exploring the piano’s sound (digital piano and effects) and creating music compositions.

Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe © Stephane Charpentier

Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe

Die Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe stammt aus Uganda und ist dafür bekannt, auf einem großen Ensemble-Instrument namens Embaire zu singen und aufzutreten und hypnotische, fröhliche Musik zu machen. Nachdem sie ihr Publikum nach einem umjubelten Auftritt beim Nyege Nyege Festival stark vergrößert haben, sind sie eine der wenigen verbleibenden Gruppen, die das Embaire spielen.

Nguyễn + Transitory ©

Nguyen + Transitory

Nguyễn + Transitory is composed of Nguyễn Baly and Tara Transitory. Their work crosses disciplines of sound, performance, and installation. Together, the two attempt to approach sound, synthesis, noise, rhythm, and performance from a postcolonial lens. 

Nguyen Hong Giang © Morishita Ayane

Nguyen Hong Giang

Nguyen Hong Giang is a Vietnamese producer, composer, and label head, currently based in Saigon. With 11 years of training at the Ho Chi Minh Conservatory behind him, he now works primarily with experimental noise music. 



N.M.O. is the project between drummer Morten J. Olsen and synthesis aficionado Rubén Patiño. N.M.O. is an acronym that serves to frame the work of a rolling computerized ceremonial aerobics unit operating in a hybrid territory between club music, performance, and inventive forms of sound spatialisation.

Noisebath ©


Noisebath PH is a loose collective of noise and experimental artists based in Metro Manila. Started by Ryan Pangilinan (Hibernation) as an online platform for experimental artists to share their works and discuss things about experimental sound art and everything in between.

Nonplus © Brendan Goco


Maia Reyes, aka Nonplus, is a sound and visual artist from Manila. As one of the few consistent female sonic experimenters and DJs in the male-dominated Manila electronic music world, Nonplus has been earning her scene cred since the 90s.

Nuh Peace ©

Nuh Peace

Nuh Peace is a multidisciplinary artist / fashion designer based in Bangkok / New York whose mediums combine fashion, performance, video and party. Using elements of post-internet, club-kids, drag and cyberpunk, they embody multiple experiences collaging countercultures and popular subcultures such as punk, techno, goth, rave, cyber and drag.

Nuraini Juliastuti © by Andy Fuller

Nuraini Juliastuti

Nuraini Juliastuti is a trans-local practising researcher and writer focusing on art organisation, activism, illegality, and alternative cultural production. Juliastuti co-founded KUNCI Study Forum & Collective in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1999. 

Olivia Jack

Olivia Jack

Olivia Jack is a programmer and artist who works frequently with open-source software, cartography, live coding, and experimental interfaces.

Operation Hanoi Hannah

Operation Hanoi Hannah

Inspired by Hanoi Hannah, the nickname given to the woman who became famous among US soldiers for her propaganda broadcasts on Radio Hanoi during the Vietnam War, the anonymous collective Operation Hanoi Hannah records, engineers and disseminates audio materials for their ongoing psychological warfare against the terrorist dogs (the Myanmar military junta and their allies) who continue to mercilessly oppress and murder the people of Myanmar.

Opium Hum © Kate Coffee

Opium Hum

Opium Hum aka Michail Stangl nourishes his DJ sets via sombre, hazy drones and fantastical soundscapes permeated by deep and shifting rhythms to create what can only be called a waking dream.

Penwadee Nophaket Manont

Penwadee Nophaket Manont

Penwadee Nophaket Manont lives and works in Bangkok. She was part of the curatorial team at The Jim Thompson Art Center from 2007-2012, after which her practices as a freelance curator and cultural worker have shifted to socio-political issues. She is founder of Rai.D Collective, co-founder of Project-PRY, and currently Managing Director at Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab (SEAFIC).

Peter Kirn © Maria Kuzmina

Peter Kirn

Peter Kirn is an audiovisual artist, composer/musician, technologist, and journalist. He is the editor of CDM ( and and co-creator of the open source MeeBlip hardware synthesizer (

Pinky Htut Aung

Pinky Htut Aung

Pinky Htut Aung is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist and a new media artist, active since 2013. 

Pisitakun © Keith Jones


Thai experimental artist Pisitakun Kuantalaeng is a purveyor in noise, folding personal loss with the fraught recent political upheaval of his native Thailand.

Pornprapit Phoasavadi

Pornprapit Phoasavadi

Born in Bangkok, Thailand, Pornprapit Phoasavadi received a Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts in Thai traditional music performance from Chulalongkorn University.

Potro Joyo ©Potro Joyo

Potro Joyo

Potro (Patrap in Javanese) indicates a behaviour or attitude that is aiming for consciousness. Joyo is a symbol of cultivating superior behaviour in one’s life. To be “Potro Joyo,” you have to always try to understand your identity.

Pupa ©


Pupa (pronounced "Poo-PAH") is a 2-piece electronic band comprised of Wu Jun Han and Zeekos Perakos. Formed in 2013 by chance, Pupa was interwoven at a transitionary phase for both individuals.

Queer Ear Mastering © Credit Irma Fadhila

Queer Ear Mastering

Queer Ear Mastering was born from the necessity to create a safer space for female and queer artists to get their music mastered, though they are not exclusive and everyone is welcome.

Rabih Beaini ©

Rabih Beaini

Lebanese-born producer and DJ Rabih Beaini (formerly known as Morphosis) specializes in grainy, imaginative analogue techno. In the past year however, his Morphine label has telescoped in on key (often overlooked) voices in avant-garde electronic and outernational music.

Radio Tropiezo © Radio Tropiezo

Radio Tropiezo

Radio Tropiezo is one of the many sounds emitted by Cooperativa Crater Invertido, a Mexico City-based collective founded in 2011.

Raed Yassin ©

Raed Yassin

An artist and musician, Yassin's work often originates from an examination of his personal narratives and their workings within a collective history, through the lens of consumer culture and mass production.

Raja Kirik © by Asa Rahmana

Raja Kirik

Raja Kirik is a project by Yennu Ariendra and J. Mo'ong Santoso Pribadi. The project departs from the tale about the mythical King Menak Jinggo (the Dog King), who is at the centre of a war of narratives, and whose story is still reflected in the folk art of jaranan buto today.

Rani Jambak

Rani Jambak

Rani Jambak is a Medan-based composer, producer, and vocalist. 
Jambak began her solo career in 2018, spearheading projects such as Medan Soundspectives, a cultural festival celebrating the acoustic diversity of Medan, and working for Goethe Institut Singapore on the project Sound of X.

Cari Padu ©

Ramberto Agozalie

Ramberto Agozalie is a percussionist and member of Indonesian experimental punk band Zoo. For CTM 2019, he will perform both as part of the band, as well as with Kombo, a DIY platform that aims to facilitate and develop a dialogue between local and international improvisational music scenes.

Cari Padu ©


Using self-built music machines as modular synths, effects pedals, and circuit-bent instruments, Rambo’s musical arsenal is comprised of an array of electro-acoustic oddities. His instruments are built using recycled cheap and low-cost materials, or what he terms “dirtronics.” 

Reem Shadid

Reem Shadid

Reem Shadid is a cultural organizer, researcher, and curator. Her show for Radio Alhara, Listening with Reem Shadid constitutes monthly listening sessions with artists, researchers, and curators working at the intersection of sonic, visual, and literary productions.

Riar Rizaldi ©

Riar Rizaldi

Riar Rizaldi is an Indonesian artist currently based in Hong Kong. His main focus is on the relationship between humans and technology, consumer electronics, theory-fiction, image circulation, and network intervention.

Riska Farasonalia ©Riska Farasonalia

Riska Farasonalia

Semarang-based Riska Farasonalia is a musician, journalist, and member of an inter-local feminist collective called Kolektif Betina. She is part of Samber Nyawa, a collaborative project based on improvisation, where band members as well as the music played can change according to the circumstances and soul of the era.

Rot Front ©Rot Front

ROT FRONT and A(;D (aka Aiyu Jelly)

ROT FRONT and A(;D (aka Aiyu Jelly) are co-founders and current organizers of Horizon99, a broadcast series using the party as form, the club as situation, music as binder.

Ruben Patiño © Ruben Patiño

Ruben Patiño

Rubén Patiño is an artist working in the field of electronic music, operating in a hybrid territory that incorporates elements of club culture and contemporary art. Most of Patiño's work takes shape as time-based proposals that incorporate sound, light, video, text, and diverse materials.

Rully Shabara ©Rully Shabara

Rully Shabara

Born in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Rully Shabara is interested in exploring oral traditions, folkloric texts, and the human voice as a medium of creation. Shabara is perhaps best-known internationally for his work as one-half of duo Senyawa (with Wukir Suryadi), where he explores the limits of the vocal range and vocal textures. As a solo artist, he has releases on labels dualpLOVER, Morphine Records, and Yes No Wave Music.

Sabine Ercklentz ©

Sabine Ercklentz

Born in Monchengladbach but now residing in Berlin, composer and brass player Sabine Ercklentz has been performing solo and in collaborative projects over the past two decades. Ercklentz' performances are known to showcase her eclectic approach to the trumpet and electronic sound manipulation.

Safuan Johari

Safuan Johari

Safuan Johari is a Singaporean music producer and sound designer. In the realm of sound design, Johari has worked on various multimedia art installations and performance productions. He has also composed and produced music for theatre, dance, and film.

Salem © Salem


Salem is an artist, composer, and head of Bedouin Records (BDN), an independent music, art, and fashion label he founded in 2014. After having moved around different home bases in Europe and Asia, BDN has settled in Bangkok in 2019.

Sandria Komalasari

Sandria Komalasari

Sandria Komalasari is an Indonesian writer, editor, and researcher with deep interests in the history of consciousness, violence of memory, youth culture, and social movements. She is also the person behind Nirkind, her solo audio project started after decades of reluctance to create her own music project; and part of Batoe, a handmade jewelry line she crafted with her girlfriends.

Sarana ©Sarana


Sarana is a dark ambient / experimental unit from Samarinda, East Kalimantan that uses both electronic and non-electronic sounds. The project was born when Sabrina Eka, already active in the noise music scene, spontaneously asked Annisa Maharani and Istanara Julia Saputri to fill a vacant performance slot. Since then, they have been active in the experimental scene, producing their debut single, “Binatang” in 2016. The track heralded the release of a first EP, Heal that same year, which explored various self-healing strategies. Their full-length Grow album was just released this past June 2018.

Septian Dwi Cahyo

Septian Dwi Cahyo

Septian Dwi Cahyo studied composition with Beat Furrer, and algorithmic composition with Gerhard Nierhaus at Kunstuniversität Graz and IEM Graz.

Setabuhan ©Setabuhan


Setabuhan is a project created by Rully Shabara in 2017. In essence, it is a modern reinvention of tribal trance music delivered by the pure muscle and stamina of two heavy percussionists (Ramberto Agozalie and Caesarking), with voice (Rully Shabara) as the only other instrument. The project is originally inspired by the monotonous and interlocking beats of the ancient Central Sulawesian ritual, Balia; a dance associated with animism and sacred objects, particularly relating to traditional medicine used to treat someone who is affected by evil spirits.

Setya RKJ ©Setya RKJ

Setya RKJ

Born in Cilacap, Setya Rahdiyatmi Kurnia Jatilinuar aka Setya RKJ is a recent Masters graduate of the Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta. She has been actively teaching gamelan in different schools and villages, and has taken on the role of Music Coordinator at UKDW University Yogyakarta.

Shzr Ee Tan

Shzr Ee Tan

Shzr Ee Tan is a Senior Lecturer and ethnomusicologist specialising in Sinophone and Southeast Asian worlds, at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Sodadosa © Asian Music Network


Sodadosa is a moniker of Krisna Widiathama, an artist based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is a well known participant in the country's experimental music scene, active in many bands and sound projects such as Black Ribbon, Liwoth, The Spektakuler, Punkasila, Feces Anatomy, Sulfur, and more.

Sooncrazy ©


Sooncrazy is Oduns, Oduns is Sooncrazy - a name inspired by the Apocalypse comic by Yuu Kuraishi and Kazu Inabe. Born in Gianyar, Bali, he has been active in the region’s experimental music scene since 2013 and consistently producing releases.

Sote © Malthe Ivarsson


Ata Ebtekar aka Sote is an electronic music composer and sound artist based in Tehran, Iran. Over the last two decades, he has published his work via established labels such as Warp, Sub Rosa, Opal Tapes, Morphine, Digitalis and Repitch, among others. He is a co-founder of the SET Festival in Tehran.

Spaaawn ©


spaaawn is a sound art project based in Iloilo City, Philippines. Exploring the subtleties of nature with electronics, stitching together an amalgamation of the past and present static into the daily stream of noise in the internet age.

Sudarshan ©Sudarshan


Sudarshan Chandra Kumar is a musician and improv artist that regularly participates in the Serious Play Improv Lab (SPIL); a monthly experimental music series in Kuala Lumpur. Working with music for theatre, he is the music facilitator for Main Wayang (2015-2016), a children’s theatre workshop which emphasizes on the basics for orchestrating D.I.Y multimedia performances.



Syafiatudina, or Dina for short, has been developing her curatorial practice at the intersection of art and the politics of organizing. She works as writer, curator, and member of KUNCI Study Forum & Collective in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where she is notably involved in the School of Improper Education, a lifelong project on studying about study. 

Tad Ermitaño ©Tad Ermitaño

Tad Ermitaño

Tad Ermitaño is a key figure in new media art in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. His sphere of influence reaches back to the late 1980s, when he co-founded the media collective Children of Cathode Ray, one of the first experimental sound art groups in the Philippines.

Tam Thi Pham

Tam Thi Pham is a Vietnamese multimedia composer and improviser. Her works explore individuality in an attempt to connect with the surrounding social environment, and she aims to build forms of expression in which music and performance are two indivisible parts. She plays electronic music, objects, and dan bau (traditional Vietnamese instruments). 

Tarawangsawelas ©


Tarawangsawelas is a musical duo from Bandung, who mainly perform a contemporary version of Tarawangsa, the sacred music from Sundanese West Java. Their album Wanci features teacher and maestro Pak Pupung Supena together with musician Pak Jaja.

The Observatory

The Observatory –a name that may suggest passive objectivity, but which really describes a band whose music is an impassioned response to the society it is enmeshed in. A world where politics have failed us, power and greed rule us, and hate and ignorance divide us.

Tin Titus ©

Tin Titus

Tin Titus is the alter ego of Lawrence Ang, a producer and performer of minimal techno and experimental electronic music. Tin Titus explores the grey area between organic and artificial modes of composition and sound design, drawing inspiration from captured sounds across various cultural contexts and experimenting with nature-based media to randomize the creative process.

Tony Maryana ©Tony Maryana

Tony Maryana

Recording artist, composer, electronic musician, percussionist, and musicologist Tony Maryana is based in Yogyakarta, the centre for arts in Indonesia. Graduating from the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, he has worked on several sound installations and performances with musicians from across the globe.

Tusa Montes ©

Tusa Montes

Tusa Montes is a percussionist, ethnomusicologist, and educator who specializes in the musics of the Philippines, Asia, West Africa, and Latin America. She graduated in 2012 with a MM Musicology degree at the University of the Philippines College of Music.

Uwalmassa ©Uwalmassa


The concept behind the trio named Uwalmassa is the fusion of international sounds – from traditional to modern – with translation through an Indonesian lens. Uwalmassa acknowledge that the Indonesian identity is not something that is diminishing, but rather in need of being reconstructed – that it is still subject to reinterpretation.

Victoria Yam © Amani Azlin

Victoria Yam

Victoria Yam is a music producer and composer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is most prominently known for her two distinct electronic music projects, Viktoria and rEmPiT g0dDe$$, which traverse the realms of industrial club music to deconstructed sounds and the emotional dimensions of film scoring.

 Wai Yan

Wai Yan

Wai Yan is an audio-visual artist from Myanmar, who focuses on electronic music. Through self-made animation and video work, Way invites you to wander through the landscapes of his mind.



wanhanzan is a creative sound project by New York City-based Malaysian multi-instrumentalist and producer Dzarif Wan.

Wok the Rock © Wok the Rock

Wok the Rock

An artist and curator that is active across the fields of contemporary art, design and music, Wok The Rock is a member of artist collective Ruang MES 56 in Yogyakarta, runs the music label Yes No Wave Music, curates a monthly experimental music concert series named Yes No Klub, and has initiated the Indonesia Netaudio Forum, among other.

Yennu Ariendra ©Yennu Ariendra


Composer/musician Yennu Ariendra was born in Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia. Most of his work takes traditional Indonesian values, history, and realities as starting points and weaves them into today’s world.

Yuen Chee Wai ©Peter Gannushkin

Yuen Chee Wai

Yuen Chee Wai is a musician, artist, and designer based in Singapore. Often inspired by ideas drawn from philosophical and literary texts, and perspectives glimpsed through the filmic eye and photographic lens, Yuen’s stylistic oeuvre in improvised music is marked by internalized reflections on memory and loss, invisibility, and indeterminacy.

Zach Sch

Zach Sch

Zach Sch is a sound artist, composer, and member of the Rắn Cạp Đuôi Collective based in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ziad Nawfal © by Tanya Traboulsi

Ziad Nawfal

Ziad Nawfal is a DJ, radio host, music promoter, and producer based in Beirut. He has spent the better part of the last 25 years exposing Lebanon and the world to the country’s local and regional independent music talent, thanks to his long-running radio shows Ruptures and Décalages on Radio-Lebanon 96.2FM.

Zoo © Luca Caciagli


From Yogyakarta, Indonesia, are four-piece experimental and progressive rock group Zoo. Forming in 2005, the group were initially known for their fast-paced noise music—however over the years, Zoo have begun incorporating traditional Indonesian folk into their sound, carving out a new style of rock music.

yaboi hanoi

yaboi hanoi

Yaboi hanoi, real name Lamtharn “Hanoi” Hantrakul, is a Bangkok-born cultural technologist, composer and AI research scientist based between his hometown and Shanghai.