Performing on Saturday, 6/14/2014
Malloc is Matthew Thies, an electronic musician in Austin, TX. Malloc creates ambient landscapes from delicately crafted sounds, giving spectral content equal status with melody, harmony, and rhythm. Along with writing music as Malloc, Matthew has been an active performer in Austin’s eclectic electronic music world since 2002. He began as a member of the ambient noise group Numbers on the Mast, later sat in with sonic magicians Book of Shadows, and collaborated with Eric Archer as Visitor Q. With a background in computer music from Berklee and the University of Texas, Malloc draws on influences ranging from Aphex Twin to Steve Reich.