Since its 1998 inception in Seattle, WA, the project has been a constantly evolving collaborative of innovative sound artists and has released 13 albums. entropic advance performs live at nightclubs, museums, galleries, warehouses, and outdoor festivals with video projections, dancers, performance artists, and guest musicians. entropic advance has played at numerous venues in Seattle, Portland, and Denver including, transistor electronic sound art festival, textures ambient showcase, Dronerama 1 & 2, Seattle Noise Festival, Black Sun Gatherings, and Glitch Giving.


entropic players:

current lineup



bios+a+ic
    producer, engineer, art design
    processed trumpet, vocals, sample manipulations
    analog delay, guitar, field recordings, synthesizer
    co-founder of ea featured on all entropic advance cd releases

    "I embrace both the organic elements of sound, and the digital counterparts. For the music to be alive, it cannot be contained within preconceived ideas like notation, time, or genre."

    bios+a+ic, a Colorado native, is a sound artist, producer, engineer, musician, dj, and performer, who soundtracks the modern world via construction and deconstruction of multi-layered digital and analog textures. He has been performing and playing trumpet since he was 8 and has developed a signature sound with his style and production techniques. In addition to entropic advance, he is also a member of sonolumina, unbridled sonic Anarchy, metapulse, The Kappa Cell, and the founder of the music label, symbolic insight.

Solypsis
    rhythmic beat programming, digital manipulations,
    noise textures, art design, co-producer

    "I'd rather sound terrible than sound like someone else, there are no bad sounds"

    Solypsis is a rhythmic noise producer from Phoenix, AZ who started his music career in Chicago, IL and now resides in Denver, CO. He is a 16 year veteran of the underground electronic music scene and has been very prolific with over 1500 tracks released on three dozen labels. After his debut on the UKs V/Vm Test Records, he founded both Couch Fort Records and The Digital Vomit Collective. Solypsis has toured the US, UK and Japan.




previous collaborators

bahiya
    violin textures
    ambient / ethereal vocals
    glitchy noise

    "bahiya (aka jewl) is a sound and movement artist. she has worked with entropic advance since 2002 as a performance/dance artist, and now has shifted her focus as a core music collaborator in the latest ea lineup."
circle six
    digital laptop beats
    synth & monome processing
    sample manipulations

    "circle six is a project to push sound to its breaking points. and then bring those points together into a system that seeks to hurt as much as it pleases."


Noise Poet Nobody
    digital beats, customized slide guitar, electric motors, broken modified filters
    co-founder of ea 1998
Jim Deal
    turntable, sax, d-beam, samples, beats and rhythms
    featured on c.a.v.e., new improved formula, red yellow noise, water for your eyes, live at S.A.M.
inBOIL
    sampled beats and drones
    featured on Mad Cow BBQ
Otis Fodder
    sampled beats, sounds, and voices
    featured on Mad Cow BBQ
Mutant Data Orchestra
    circuit bending
    featured on red yellow noise
John Schuller
    processed guitar
    featured on red yellow noise
Jonathan Brummett
    mastering
    Mad Cow BBQ, live at S.A.M., Leaving Palestine

Klimit Mika
    module synth units
    water for your eyes

Vance Galloway
    mastering
    c.a.v.e., new improved formula, water for your eyes, red yellow noise, monkey with a gun