Michael Red is a Vancouver based music producer, composer, curator, performer and DJ. Founder and lead for Low Indigo (leftfield music label, community, events), ambient/experimental artist under the name Souns, one half of LA FE, one half of Chambers, former collaborator and touring artist with throat singer Tanya Tagaq for over ten years, former curator for New Forms Festival for over ten years, Bass Coast Music Festival resident, the founding member of Lighta! Sound, and collaborator with a long list of other notable artists.
Michael’s music has been released on labels like Isla, xpq?, Modern Math, New Kanada, Mutek Recordings, Debacle, Beacon Sound, Hotham Sound and Subtempo. His music has been featured commercially alongside brands like Louis Vuitton, Patagonia, Arc’teryx and appeared in tv & film like An Untold History, the award-winning The Last Honey Hunter, and Hwuy’xwet Pune’luxutth. Michael’s performed across Canada, Europe, Australia, NZ, Mexico, New York, on Boiler Room and has been written about in The Wire, XLR8R, Resident Advisor, and Vice’s Thump. Ongoing influences include: dub music, all nature, outer space, the unseen world, transcendence, evolution, and movements towards true balance and harmony. Michael will be performing a Live-DJ hybrid set at the Capital Ballroom on Saturday, July 30.