Sonic City 2019

09.11 2019

Holly Herndon

Curated by Cate Le Bon

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22:00

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Holly Herndon operates at the nexus of technological evolution and musical euphoria. Today, the acclaimed performer and composer reveals new single ‘Eternal’, a ghostly transmission inspired by ideas of eternal love through mind uploading; a modern-day vampire story. Punctuated by grandiose orchestration and the voices of her Berlin-based vocal ensemble, the accompanying video was constructed from footage processed from the perspective of an intelligent machine, analysing and searching for a face, yearning for a connection.

CNN - “Shaping the future of A.I.” – 
FADER - “Ambitious.” – 
NPR on ‘Godmother’ - “There’s a raw, newborn quality as it hums and sputters like a swarm of glitching bees, just trying to find its mother.” – 
NY Times on ‘Godmother’ - “Multilayered, glitchy beatboxing, human input dispensed with inhuman timing.” 

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