Crys Cole

crys cole is a Canadian sound artist working in composition, performance and sound installation. Generating subtle and imperfect sounds through haptic gestures and seemingly mundane materials, she creates textural works that continuously retune the ear.

cole has performed in Canada, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, UK and throughout Europe. She has ongoing collaborations with Oren Ambarchi (AU) and with James Rushford (AU) (under the name Ora Clementi). She has also worked with Francis Plagne (AU), Leif Elggren (SW), Tetuzi Akiyama (JP), Seiji Morimoto (DE), Jessika Kenney (US), David Rosenboom (US), Keith Rowe (UK), Annea Lockwood (US), David Behrman (US), Lance Austin Olsen (CA), Jamie Drouin (CA), Mathieu Ruhlmann (CA), Tim Olive (JP/CA) and many more.

Cole’s work has been published on labels Black Truffle (AU), Students of Decay (US), Boomkat Editions (UK), the Black Dot (CA), Planam (IT), Penultimate Press (UK), caduc (CA), Bocian (PL), Ultra Eczema (BE), Another Timbre (UK) and Infrequency editions (CA/DE), with guest appearances on releases published on Touch (UK) and Editions Mego (AT).

Her work has been exhibited in Canada, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, the UK and Thailand.
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IN015 Crys Cole - Linnaeus' Hydra album art Crys Cole, Jamie Drouin & Lance Austin Olsen* Crys Cole, Jamie Drouin & Lance Austin Olsen* - Linnaeus' Hydra(CD, Album) INFREQUENCY IN015 Canada 2011 Sell This Version
bcACR Crys Cole - Black Plume album art Oren Ambarchi / Crys Cole / Keith Rowe Oren Ambarchi / Crys Cole / Keith Rowe - Black Plume(LP) Bocian Records bcACR Poland 2012 Sell This Version
CA05 Crys Cole - Hestekur album art D.O.R. (4) Featuring Crys Cole D.O.R. (4) Featuring Crys Cole - Hestekur(CDr, Album) caduc. CA05 Canada 2014 Sell This Version
PLANAM COCA Crys Cole - Sonja Henies Vei 31 album art Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi - Sonja Henies Vei 31(LP, Ltd) Planam PLANAM COCA Italy 2014 Sell This Version
BT017 Crys Cole - Sand / Layna album art Crys Cole Sand / Layna(LP) Black Truffle BT017 Australia 2015 Sell This Version
BT029 Crys Cole - Hotel Record album art Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi - Hotel Record (Album) Black Truffle BT029 Australia 2017 Sell This Version
BT035 Crys Cole - Two Words album art Francis Plagne, Crys Cole Francis Plagne, Crys Cole - Two Words(LP) Black Truffle BT035 Australia 2018 Sell This Version
ultra eczema 235 Crys Cole - Certainly album art Oren Ambarchi / Crys Cole / Leif Elggren Oren Ambarchi / Crys Cole / Leif Elggren - Certainly(LP, Album, Ltd) Ultra Eczema ultra eczema 235 Belgium 2018 Sell This Version
SOD123 Crys Cole - Beside Myself album art Crys Cole Beside Myself(LP) Students Of Decay SOD123 US 2020 Sell This Version
dot 003 lp Crys Cole - Gallivant  album art Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi - Gallivant The Black Dot dot 003 lp Canada 2021 Sell This Version
BKEDITDS39 Crys Cole - Other Meetings album art Crys Cole Other Meetings(Cass) Boomkat Editions BKEDITDS39 UK 2021 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Crys Cole - Sand album art Crys Cole Sand(CDr, EP) Not On Label (Crys Cole Self-released) none Canada 2009 Sell This Version


none Crys Cole - Cezve Rock album art Crys Cole Cezve Rock Amplify 2020 none 2020