kaitlyn aurelia smith

Premieres

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's New Homespun Synth Piece Has Its Eyes to the Sky

The track's drawn from a new compilation by the people behind the music blog Stadiums & Shrines. They reflect on the halcyon years of the music blogging ecosystem in an interview below.
Colin Joyce
6.4.18
PROFILES

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Is Trying to Feel Like a Kid Again

The California composer's new album 'The Kid' accesses "shredded wheat" synth sounds, and candy-coated fantasias as part of a lifelong attempt to live in the moment.
Colin Joyce
10.31.17
Features

Seven Artists Tell Us Why Canadian Electronic Music Rules

Sled Island 2017 acts including Actress, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, and DIANA share their past and present favourites.
Michael Rancic
6.30.17
thump news

Brian Eno, Jlin, Flying Lotus to Release Exclusive New Music for Adult Swim

The releases are part of Adult Swim's Singles Series.
Britt Julious
6.5.17
thump news

Watch a Trailer for the New Suzanne Ciani Documentary, 'A Life in Waves'

The film about the Amercian synth pioneer and composer's career will premiere at SXSW 2017.
Corinne Przybyslawski
2.2.17
Best of 2016

The 25 Best Experimental Albums of 2016

From church organ drones to locked groove pranks.
Colin Joyce
12.14.16
experimental

Join Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith on a Seriously Trippy Excursion to the Moon and Back with This Roger Goula Remix

Listen to the beguiling "Pale Blue Dot" refix right here.
THUMP Staff
11.17.16
Features

6 Producers Reflect on What Synth Innovator Don Buchla Meant to Electronic Music

EMA, Suzanne Ciani, and more pay tribute a man who tried to change the way humans interacted with their instruments.
Britt Julious
9.19.16
Features

The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet Last Week

Honey Soundsystem, Larry Heard and the end of brostep made our list of the best things.
Britt Julious
9.19.16
Free Radicals

How a Chance Meeting in a Tiny California Town Yielded This Year's Most Colossal-Sounding Synth Record

Suzanne Ciani and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s FRKWYS album is a celebration of the happy accident—and the sun.
Colin Joyce
8.15.16
Listen

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Mark Pritchard Collaborated on a Track Sponsored by Absolut

"Now:Now" is part of a new remix series sponsored by the vodka company.
Michael Scott Barron
5.30.16
thump news

Hear Four Tet, Floating Points, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's Delectably Eclectic NTS Set

Sam Shepherd brought on a couple of esteemed guests for his monthly radio show on the London station last night.
Alexander Iadarola
3.23.16