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Saying farewell to SOPHIE and Double K, a collaboration between Icelandic artists and more moving music

SOPHIE: BIPP (Autechre Remix) The world recently lost the treasured, trailblazing artist SOPHIE (aka Sophie Xeon) who passed away aged 34. Back in 2013, the Scotland-born musician’s banger “BIPP” emerged, rejecting trends within electronic music of the time in favor of kick-drums, high-res squeaky sounds (made on an Elektron Monomachine and Ableton Live) and pitched-up vocals, all the while leaving plenty of blank space. Beyond …

SOPHIE: BIPP (Autechre Remix)

On Saturday, the world lost the visionary, treasured and trailblazing artist SOPHIE (aka Sophie Xeon) who passed away aged 34. Back in 2013, the Scotland-born musician’s banger “BIPP” emerged, rejecting trends within electronic music in favor of kick-drums, high-res squeaky sounds (made on an Elektron Monomachine and Ableton Live) and pitched-up vocals, all the while leaving plenty of blank space. Beyond her solo work, SOPHIE …

SOPHIE: Faceshopping

Glasgow-born, LA-based SOPHIE (multi-talented producer, singer, songwriter and DJ) has been releasing a slew of diverse new tracks over the past few months—from the sweet “It’s Okay to Cry” to the manic, sexy “Ponyboy.” Today the glitchy, gloriously abrasive banger “Faceshopping” gets its own distorted video. The red-headed artist’s face morphs in all kinds of ways in the clip, alongside not-so-subliminal messages pertaining to the …