Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1977 – present)
The music of Nicolas Bernier is somewhere between the old and the new. It is made with a modern apparatus but feels like completely handmade. It is gently articulated textures alongside enormous masses. It is electronic music made from objects of the past: typewriter, old machines, tuning forks, soundscape memorys and, yes, musical instruments.
Bernier is joyfully flowing from musique concrète to live electronics, installations, art video, modern music, post-rock, ambient and glitch while also working with dance, theatre and… read more
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