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Electronic music producer and vocalist Fiona Soe Paing's audio-visual show Alien Lullabies is a darkly beautiful and unsettling live gig/cinema hybrid. Off-world electronica, 3D animation and live vocals merge seamlessly to evolve into a surreal and immersive cinematic performance. Alien Lullabies envelop and mesmerise. Album out now, touring from mid 2017.
Music and vocals - Fiona Soe Paing
Animation - Zennor Alexander
A L I E N L U L L A B I E S
Supported by Creative Scotland
album released 16.09.16 via colliderscope
(Mat Smith, Electronic Sound Magazine)
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Alien Lullabies is an immersive and surreal cinematic performance, a live gig/cinema hybrid combining Fiona Soe Paing's off-world electronica and live vocals with projected 3D animation by Zennor Alexander.
The show was performed in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at Summerhall in 2015, as part of Creative Scotland's curated "Made In Scotland" programme,
and the show will be touring from mid 2017.
Recent shows include supporting Michael Rother at The Art School, Glasgow, and a live session on BBC Scotland's Vic Galloway Show from the Spree Festival, Paisley
Alien Lullabies will be touring in 2017 from May onwards.
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Photo by Wes Kingston
"Weirdness to soothe your soul..."
- Tom Robnison, BBC 6 Music
Fiona Soe Paing is Scottish - Burmese electronic music producer and vocalist, based in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Her first home demo, sung in phrasebook Burmese, was found on Myspace by BBC musicologist the late Charlie Gillett, and released on Warner Music on his "Sound of The World 2007" compilation. The 2012 debut EP "Tower of Babel" attracted interest from some of the pioneers of electronic music, including a tweet of approval from Erasure's Vince Clarke - "Very, very cool!"
With a background in performance art, Fiona collaborates with animation artist Zennor Alexander on the visuals for the live show, and lived on Wahheke Island, in an isolated bush retreat, while developing the Alien Lullabies performance. In 2015 she was selected to work wiht Brit Award winner Beth Orton on a collaborative residency at Brighter Sound, Manchester, and in August 2015 performed Alien Lullabies in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to critical acclaim.
Zennor Alexander is an animation artist, based in Auckland, New Zealand. More info soon!