arc rae is a Berlin-based electronic artist and sound designer.
His music is built around a subtle blend of improvised loops, generative soundscapes and precisely designed motifs that evolve as lush and intense compositions.
Get in touch: contact(at)arcrae(dot)io
"MIDIRand", a tool to create unexpected sounds through MIDI randomisation.
This Pure Data patch will allow you to send random MIDI messages to your synth and generate new sounds from scratch in a single click. You can use it as a starting point for sound design projects.
Available now on Patchstorage:
"Odds", an experiment with Pd and coin toss logic gates.
The idea was to generate a random beat and see if I could somehow build a meaningful musical context around it. All sounds made with Peak except the kick/click beat coming directly from Pd.
Music video for the remix of "Search Continues" by Owen Ross.
A time-lapse video showing a complete trip around Berlin in the S41 train - about 37 kilometers and 28 stops - featuring my remix of "Search Continues" by Owen Ross.
Available now on Owen's "Triple Exposure" EP:
A varied collection of evocative and textural sounds for ambient exploration.
These patches were created with the intention of allowing moments, thoughts and ideas to transcend through the medium of sound. Based on non-linearity and surprise, the hope is inspiration for sonic narrative and fun for the user.
Available now on Novation's Components platform:
Available as a digital release and limited edition of 50 cassettes.
Cover art "Hold, release" by Squizzato
“Beautifully produced ambient soundscapes from Berlin. A unique cinematic feel runs throughout - this album shines on a good pair of headphones!”
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