ELECTRIC INDIGO BIOGRAPHY/ DISCOGRAPHY

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Electric Indigo, DJ, composer and musician from Vienna, has performed in 39 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Her name stands for the intelligent and distinguished interpretation of techno and electronic music. Her DJ-sets are characterized by a wide variety with a clarity of vision, and a depth that only comes from a profound understanding of music and the art of the DJ. As a composer and musician, she creates works for concert spaces and clubs, as well as occasionally for stage plays, films or sound installations. In her compositions and live performances, she emphasizes the spatial-temporal placement of subtly textured sounds and structures, often generated from speech recordings. In March 2018 she released her debut solo album “5 1 1 5 9 3 ” on imbalance computer music.
Electric Indigo started her DJ career in Vienna in 1989 and lived in Berlin for three years [1993-1996] to work at the legendary Hard Wax record store. In those years, she also began to make music herself, first releases came out in 1993. 10 years later, she started her own record label indigo:inc recordings which is sound asleep nowadays... In 1998, Electric Indigo founded female:pressure, an international database and network for female, non-binary and trans artists in the field of electronic music that was awarded with an Honorary Mention at Prix Ars Electronica 2009. She lectures at institutions like the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the University of Fine Arts Vienna, the University of Applied Arts Vienna, at the Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music and for Ableton.
Important works in recent years include the multichannel compositions “Tolkowsky’s Refraction” [premiere at Heroines of Sound Festival Berlin, 2017], “Barry Duffman” with video by TE-R [premiere at Wien Modern, 2015], “MORPHEME” with video by Thomas Wagensommerer [a/v surround premiere at CTM Festival Berlin, 2015] and “109.47 degrees” [premiere at Dunkle Zeiten Festival Vienna, 2014].
Currently, Electric Indigo works on a commissioned tape composition for “Synthetic Skin” that will premiere at the Darmstadt Summer Course end of July 2018, on “Hierarchy Glitch”, a composition for ensemble and animation film, and on new pieces for the Spanish label Semantica. She curated the Atelier Elektronik series for the Darmstadt Summer Course 2018.
Awards: Marianne.von.Willemer.04 Frauen.Netzkunst.Preis [2004], fair music award for female:pressure [2007], Prix Ars Electronica Honorary Mention for female:pressure, category digital communities [2009], outstanding artist award Musik [2012], Austrian national grant for composition [2013], Content Award for MORPHEME [2014], Frauenring award for rendering outstanding services to equal opportunities for women in electronic music and digital arts [2015], VUT "Sonderpreis der Jury" [2015].


Electric Indigo's first solo album has been released on imbalance computer music on 16 March 2018.

SOUNDTRACKS / OTHER WORKS :

Tolkowsky’s Refraction – 8 channel composition, permiere at Heroines of Sound Festival, Berlin [2017]
Barry Duffman – 8 channel a/v concert with video by TE-R, premiere at Wien Modern Festival [2015]
[ s p h e r e ] – 10.2 channel sound installation w/ Mieko Suzuki for JULIUS FW 2015 show at Palais de Tokyo, Paris [2015]
MORPHEME – a multichannel audiovisual composition w/ Thomas Wagensommerer, premiere at CTM Festival, Berlin [2015]
109.47 degrees – 6-channel composition, premiere at Dunkle Zeiten Festival, Vienna [2014]
X-Freunde – music for a theater play directed by Barbara Klein, choreography Paola Bianchi at KosmosTheater, Vienna [2014]
Relatively Scary – 4-channel sound installation w/ Pia Palme for a merry-go-round at Musikprotokoll Graz, Austria [2014]
ABSTRIAL – a radical contemporary opera, composition for computer and 10 channels, premiere at KosmosTheater, Vienna [2013]
Chiffres – 5-channel-piece for e_may / Wien Modern [2012]
RRHONFEER-RRHEFNEOR – 5-channel-piece with surround video by Thomas Wagensommerer, MOOZAK Festival Vienna [2012]
Die Fernrohre der Träumer – 5-channel piece w/ writer Valerie Fritsch for hoergeREDE, Graz [2012]
Vibrate Space – 6-Kanal-Soundinstallation, Coded Cultures Festival [2011]
Soundtrack for the theatre piece "Das kleine Zimmer am Ende der Treppe", KosmosTheater Wien [2011]
Structuring Contours – premiere at Klangspuren Festival [2011]
Video "VLP Cover Genesis" in cooperation w/ Béla Borsodi [2011]
Composition work with Alexander Wagendristel and music production, commissioned by the Austrian Pavillon of EXPO Shanghai [2010|
Sound Signature for net culture lab Vienna and Dornbirn, Austria [2007]
Icerecord for Nik Hummer's / Claudia Märzendorfer's installation "Viel Lärm um nichts", Modernistmozart Festival [2006]
Thomas Zeitlberger – Fashionista - video jingle Austrian Fashion Week [2004]
Marko Lulic – Tesla 21 live score and video at Tesla Museum, Belgrade, Serbia [2003]


SUSANNE KIRCHMAYR aka ELECTRIC INDIGO – DISCOGRAPHY
Electric Indigo - 5 1 1 5 9 3 [imbalance computer music 09] Mar. 2018
Electric Indigo - Registers [Ostgut-Ton 108] Jan. 2018
Electric Indigo - Settanta / Deepwater Compilation Vol.2 [OVUNQVE] Mar. 2017
Electric Indigo - Seven EP [HET] Jun. 2016
Cio D'Or - Hecto / Electric Indigo & Monolake Remix [Semantica] Apr. 2016
Monya - Punk For President / Electric Indigo Remix [Corresponding Positions] Nov. 2015
Electric Indigo - 109.47 b [Different is Different] Aug. 2015
Electric Indigo - Cinq/Zero [Suicide Circus Records Dark Series] Jan. 2015
Electric Indigo - Waiting [PUSSY RIOT FREEDOM Compilation] Dec. 2013
Electric Indigo – Mongolia EP [Houztekk Records] Nov. 2012
Heidi Mortenson – Et Stykke Mindre / Electric Indigo Reinterpretation [rump recordings] Oct. 2012
Pointdot – Waveland / Electric Indigo Remix [Blaq Records] Aug. 2012
Monolake – Hitting The Surface / Electric Indigo Edit [Monkeytown Records] Jun. 2012
Evirgen – Sky Is Bleeding / Electric Indigo Remix [TEMP~Records] Feb. 2012
VLP – Terrain [Idyllic Noise] Album 2011
Electric Indigo & irradiation – Phytoplankton [TEMP~Records] 2011
Vinilette – Neu Electrica / Electric Indigo Remix [Dame Records] 2010
Toktok – 12:34 PM / Electric Indigo’s 12 AM Remix [Toktok Records] 2010
Ina D – All Is Well / Electric Indigo Rework [Missive Music] 2010
Electric Indigo – Siberia EP [indigo:inc] 2009
Joseph Haydn – Winter / Electric Indigo Flachs Dub [Universal] 2009
Beroshima – Moonraker / Electric Indigo Remix [Mueller] 2009
Electric Indigo – Gorodok [Athletikk] 2008
Electric Indigo & Chez Debs – Dig Me Out [arteleku] 2008
Electric Indigo & irradiation – We Want You [temp~festival Compilation] 2008
irradiation – ridin’ / Electric Indigo Remix [female:pressure DVD1] 2008
Electric Indigo - Olive Mix CD [Urban Art Forms] 2007, feat. Indigo’s Gorodok
Blockwerk - Straight Forward / Electric Indigo Remix [Oddtime 005] 2007
Electric Indigo & Dorit Chrysler: Sheets [Chicks On Speed Records / Girl Monster Compilation] 2006
Exil System remixed - Electric Indigo: Die Söhne Und Das Biest [Pripuzzi 001] 2005
TokTok - Dendenden / Electric Indigo & Hautmann Remix [v-records] 2005
Markus Güntner feat. Rich - Everybody / Electric Indigo Remix [Spring] 2005
Electric Indigo - Six-Trak Reworks 2 [indigo:inc] 2004
T21 - Personal Feelings / Electric Indigo Remix [Le Maquis] 2004
Electric Indigo - Six-Trak Reworks 1 [indigo:inc] 2004
SPG - Yes We Are / Electric Indigo Remix [Soundlab] 2004
Gwenn Labarta - Vortexx Voice Track / Electric Indigo Remix [UMF 025] 2004
Microthol - Sexy Lady / Electric Indigo Remix [indigo:inc] 2004
Reinhard Voigt - How We Rock / Electric Indigo Remix [Kompakt 91] 2003
Electric Indigo - Six-Trak EP 2 [indigo:inc] 2003
Electric Indigo - Six-Trak EP 1 [indigo:inc] 2003
Electric Indigo / Acid Maria - Welttour Mix CD [True People] 2003, feat. Beautiful Angelica, The Puzzle
Electric Indigo - Leitmotiv Mix CD [Leitmotiv] 2002, feat. Indigo’s Dirty Floor
Electric Indigo - Tribute to Gazometer Mix CD [XXX Records] 2001
Electric Indigo & David Carretta - I Want You [Volkstanz] 2000
Electric Indigo - U.S.A. Mix CD [Petra] 2000
Electric Indigo & David Carretta - Comin' at You [Pornflake] 2000
Electric Indigo & David Carretta - Automat [Int. DJ Gigolos] 2000
Electric Indigo - Hitchhiker [Mueller] 1999
DJ Rush - Oh La La / Electric Indigo Mix [Mental Groove] 1996
Electric Indigo Mix Tape [Int. DJ Gigolos] 1996
Loisaida Sisters - Home Cooking ep [Pharma] 1996
Electric Indigo & Walker - Golden Gate Bridge [Temple] 1995
Electric Indigo & Walker - SP 12 Trax [DJungle Fever] 1994
Northstar - Figure Skating ep [Disko B] 1994
Color Climax Corporation - Blog Mig Ud / Electric Indigo Remix [Space Works] 1994
DJ Hell - My Definition of House / Northstar RMX [Disko B] 1994
Northstar - Electro Silence / Energy 93 Compilation [Disko B] 1993
Electric Indigo & Richard Bartz - Wolkenkratzer [Disko B] 1993
Electric Indigo - Skyway [Experimental, NY] 1993

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PUBLICATIONS :

"Gudrun Gut: Tanz durch die Fettnäpfchen" – interview w/ Gudrun Gut – De:Bug 111, Apr. 2007 [pages 26 - 30]
"Wunsch nach Karriere und Erfolg" – fiber 10, Nov. 2006 [page 13]
"Marry Klein" – preamble for a female:pressure month in Munich – Harry Klein program folder, Oct. 2006 [page 2]
"Vom Diskjockey zum Jockey: Renaat Vandepapeliere startet R&S Records neu" – interview w/ Renaat Vandepapeliere – De:Bug 106 , Sep. 2006 [pages 26 - 29]
"Im Hardwax arbeiten" – Groove #96, Sep. 2005 [page 13 "Plattenladen"]
"Elektronische Musik als Katalysator bei der Beseitigung herkömmlicher Grenzen im sozialen Raum - der Club als Schauplatz neuer gesellschaftlicher Strukturen" – mica Dialog, Nov. 2001 [online]
"free re:public oder Loveparade?" – Malmö, July 2001


SELECTED PERFORMANCES :

CLUBS : Ultraschall, Harry Klein, Rote Sonne [Munich], Berghain, WMF, Maria, E-Werk, Tresor, Elektro [Berlin], Robert Johnson, Omen [Frankfurt], Studio 672 [Cologne], Flex, rhiz, Fluc, Porgy&Bess [Vienna], House Of Blues, Mad Bar, Big Wig [Chicago], Motor Lounge, Majestic [Detroit], Lunatarium, Limelight, Tunnel, Soundfactory, Killer, Palladium [New York City], Gorod [Moscow], 4 Rooms [Novosibirsk], Object 01 [Irkutsk], Womb, Colours Studio [Tokyo], Sativa [Edingburgh], Fuse [Brussels], Brancaleone [Rome], Roxy [Prag], Loft, Moog [Barcelona], Pulp, Rex, Batofar, Le Triptyque [Paris], L'Usine [Geneva], Rohstofflager [Zurich], Shocken 17 [Tel Aviv], Orange [Beijing], La Sala [Bogota]
FESTIVALS / EVENTS : Detroit Electronic Music Fest [USA], ars electronica [Linz], moving patterns [New York, Bukarest], Nuits Sonores [Lyon], c/o pop [Cologne], EXIT [Novi Sad], Musik und Maschine [Berlin], e-may[Vienna], Hear I Am [Vienna], Sziget Festival [Budapest], tba art pavillion opening [Lopud, Croatia], temp~ electronic music festival [Greifenstein, Austria]
RAVES : Loveparade, Mayday, Electrobunker, Technomania, Melt Open Air [Germany], Energy [Zurich], Futura [Sarajevo], City Of Women [Ljubljana], Fantasia [NYC], Ambient City [Helsinki], Hard:Edged, Suicide, BPitch Control [Berlin], Hyperspace [Budapest], Welcome to Techno Park [Chicago], Scuby Snacks [Los Angeles]


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