Åke Parmerud

Real Name:
John Sven Åke Parmerud
Swedish composer in electronic music, born July 24, 1953 in Lidköping.

He has been working fulltime with music and multimedia art since late 70’s. Being trained as a photographer between 1972-74, he studied music at the University and later at the Conservatory of Music in Göteborg (Sweden). His list of works includes instrumental music as well as electroacoustic compositions, multimedia and interactive art, video and music for theater, dance and film. Åke Parmerud also works as stage performer, doing live electroacoustic music with different kinds of interactive instruments. Solo or together with composer Anders Blomqvist, he has performed in major parts of Europe, in Mexico as well as in Québec and his works have been presented worldwide. His success as artist has led to several international collaborations. Over the last two years he has worked with the Danish art team Boxiganga, developing new interactive video installations and with Québec choreographer Pierre-Paul Savoie as a composer, sound and software designer. Music by Parmerud has represented the Swedish Radio for the Prix Italia at two occasions. He has also composed a number of works commissioned by international reknown institutions in The Netherlands, France, Germany, Norway, and Denmark. He is a member of Kungl. Musikaliska Akademien, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, since 1998.

His music has been greatly appreciated in Europe and he has, among other things, been awarded prizes for the works Närheten and Krén at electronic music competitions in Bourges, France.


SRLP-1332 Åke Parmerud - Kosmiskt Eko album art Åke Parmerud / Björn Vickhoff Åke Parmerud / Björn Vickhoff - Kosmiskt Eko(LP) SR Records SRLP-1332 Sweden 1980 Sell This Version
FYLP 1026 Åke Parmerud - Stockholms Elektronmusikfestival 1981 album art Alejandro Viñao, Åke Parmerud, Pär Lindgren, William Brunson Alejandro Viñao, Åke Parmerud, Pär Lindgren, William Brunson - Stockholms Elektronmusikfestival 1981(LP, Album) Fylkingen Records FYLP 1026 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
Tonart 17 Åke Parmerud - Yttringar album art Åke Parmerud Yttringar(LP, Ltd) Ton Art Tonart 17 Sweden 1984 Sell This Version
CAP 1320 Åke Parmerud - Maze album art Åke Parmerud Maze(LP, Album) Caprice Records CAP 1320 Sweden 1987 Sell This Version
PSCD 72 Åke Parmerud - Osynlig Musik = Invisible Music = Musique Invisible album art Åke Parmerud Osynlig Musik = Invisible Music = Musique Invisible(CD) Phono Suecia PSCD 72 Sweden 1994 Sell This Version
CAP 21579 Åke Parmerud - Grains Of Voices album art Åke Parmerud Grains Of Voices(CD, Album) Caprice Records CAP 21579 Sweden 1997 Sell This Version
IMED 0367 Åke Parmerud - Jeu D’Ombres album art Åke Parmerud Jeu D’Ombres(CD) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 0367 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
IMED 15132 Åke Parmerud - Growl album art Åke Parmerud Growl(CD, Album) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 15132 Canada 2015 Sell This Version
IMED 16137 Åke Parmerud - Nécropolis album art Åke Parmerud Nécropolis(CD, Album) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 16137 Canada 2016 Sell This Version
LWC 1161 Åke Parmerud - Parmerud album art Parmerud* - Kenneth Karlsson, Bjørn Rabben, Cikada* Parmerud* - Kenneth Karlsson, Bjørn Rabben, Cikada* - Parmerud(CD, Album) Lawo Classics LWC 1161 Norway 2018 Sell This Version


IMED 18150 Åke Parmerud - Grains album art Åke Parmerud Grains(CD, Comp) Empreintes DIGITALes IMED 18150 Canada 2018 Sell This Version