winter edition

Presentation details:

Time: 11:30pm-12:00am
Location: Alma Duncan


Korea Town Acid sits on a stool in front of a white backdrop. She is wearing a white bucket hat, white coat, and white pants and shoes with a blue hoodie, and is playing a small keyboard that is resting on her knees.
Photo credit: Paddington Scott

Korea Town Acid is a classically trained pianist and multidisciplinary musician/artist from South Korea, currently based in Toronto. She is an alumni of the 2018 Redbull Music Academy and was one of four invitees to participate in a master class with Suzanne Cianni at the National Music Centre in 2019. As a beat-producer, she contributed to the track "Play No Games" on Cadence Weapon's 2021 Polaris Prize winning album Parallel World. When it comes to DJing she is eclectic, currently host of a monthly radio show in Brooklyn's The Lot Radio. Her unique improvisational Live PA experience is free-form, genre-bending, composing intricately unpredictable soundscapes utilizing hardware synth, sampler and drum machines. Her formidable skills have brought her to global stages like her home town of Seoul, Helsinki, London, Berlin, New York, Athens and all over Canada. Her most notable showcases were Mutek, Pop Montreal and Boiler Room, shared stages with globally renowned artists including Floating Points, Objeckt, Pelada, Machinedrum, MoMa Ready, Kyle Hall, Leon Vynehall, Yeaji to name a few. Her latest LP "Metamorphosis"(URBNET) (funded by FACTOR) has received positive press from Resident Advisor, Excliam.ca and Now Toronto, her forth-coming self-release record "Cosmos" is supported by Canada Art Council.