Ollie Bown

Ollie Bown is an electronic musician, programmer and researcher working in live electronic music performance. His musical output is best known through his work in the band Icarus (Leaf, Output UK) with his cousin Sam Britton, remixing the likes of Fourtet and Murcof, and he has previous and ongoing projects with Tom Arthurs and other members of the Not Applicable Artists. He has also collaborated extensively with multi-media artists Squidsoup. He completed a PhD in 2008 at Goldsmiths College in London looking at theories of the evolution of cultural behaviour such as music. He has worked on systems for music information analysis and live software improvisation. He is currently at the Design Lab at the University of Sydney, where he works as a researcher in music, algorithms and design.

Albums on Not Applicable:

Ben+Zamyatin – Ollie Bown & Ben Carey
I – Tangents
Erase – Brigid Burke & Ollie Bown
Flensburg – Icarus / Badun
All Is For The Best In The Best Of All Possible Worlds – Icarus
Rubik / Compression / Vero – Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown Electric Duo
Carnivalesque – Icarus
Misfits – Icarus
Soviet Igloo – Icarus

Tracks on Not Applicable:

Spin – Lothar Ohlmeier / Ollie Bown
Elliogy – Icarus
Duetto (part I) – Maurizio Ravalico / Ollie Bown
Slog – Adem Ilhan / Ollie Bown
Duetto (part II, III) – Maurizio Ravalico / Ollie Bown
Static – Tom Arthurs / Ollie Bown Electric Duo
Tubes – Lothar Ohlmeier / Maurizio Ravalico / Ollie Bown / Tom Arthurs
She Closes Her Windows at Night – Adem Ilhan / Lothar Ohlmeier / Maurizio Ravalico / Ollie Bown / Tom Arthurs

Films on Not Applicable:

Strecken – directed by Britt Hatzius, music by Lothar Ohlmeier / Ollie Bown
Schneefall – directed by Britt Hatzius, sound and music by Ollie Bown
Treatment – directed by Yannig Willmann, music by Icarus
Carnivalesque Part 2 – directed by Laurent Duriaud, music by Icarus
A Film – directed by Daniel Clift, music by Icarus

Distributed Recordings:

Sylt – Icarus
Sylt Remixes – Icarus

Links:

www.icarus.nu
www.olliebown.com