Agathe Max

Agathe Max at The Island Bristol

Graduated in Electroacoustic Composition, violinist Agathe Max, beside different collaborations (Max Turner-Kuro, Farewell Poetry, Hell & High Water, Sathönay, Duane Pitre, Collectif Prisma…) works on different projects including music and sound design for documentaries, animated movies, short movies, theater, contemporary danse and art exhibition.
Trained in classical music for 1O years, she graduated at the Bourgoin-Jallieu School of Music, France, in 1995.
She released a first album, self-produced, in 2006, entitled Solace the Grizzly.
In 2007, the independant record label Angry Ballerina released a live album, Sonic Live, recorded at Sonic, a prestigious musical venue in Lyon, France.
The same year, her encounter with the drummer and composer Jonathan Kane was crucial and led her to collaborate with the record label TABLE OF THE ELEMENTS with whom she released her third album This Silver String in October 2008. It was widely acclaimed by the press and presented in tours throughout US and Europe.
Dangerous Days, her first LP, was released on February 2013, on the french label Inglorious Records.
Her last album Ambiance 2 was released in april 2014 by BoxBedroomRebels, label from Manchester. It is an hommage to Brian Eno’s Ambient , including one EP with two tracks and a CD long play with a 75 minutes of meditative piece.
She have also created a project called OFIELD, electronic project mixing environmental sounds with effects and loops, creating a new kind of soundscapes for an imaginary land. This project was born after a residency in french area of Lozere on summer 2015 with the interdisciplinary artistic collectif Prisma. OFIELD is linkedwith the tradition of Electroacoustic Composition, it is therfore the continuity of Agathe Max’s work.

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