KM foto John Snyder
Kali Malone. Photo by John Snyder.

Kali Malone

22 — 22 Feb


American composer and musician Kali Malone is based in Stockholm where she implements unique tuning systems within minimalist forms in a digital-analogue synthesis. Using synthetic and acoustic instrumentation (such as the pipe organ, string and wind instruments, lute and gong), Malone’s rich harmonic textures emit an emotive hue at once static and captivating. Her recent releases Cast of Mind (2018) and Organ Dirges (2016 – 17) were described in The Wire as rich with the kind of divinity only discovered alone, in an inner wilderness […] a holy modal communion with sound and space itself’ and Boomkat as slowly unfolding electro-acoustic landscapes that externalise a highly personalised form of emotive topography’. Active in Sorrowing Christ and Upper Glossa with Caterina Barbieri, Malone frequently collaborates with techno producer Acronym. She has performed at Berlin Atonal and released on Ascetic House, Bleak Environment, Hallow Ground and Total Black, as well as XKatedral, which she co-operates.


Commissioned by INA GRM as part of Re-Imagine Europe, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.