Korea Town Acid is a classically trained pianist, multidisciplinary musician/artist from South Korea, currently based in Toronto. Her strengths are recording in the studio, which made her 2018 Redbull Music Academy alumni and master class of Suzanne Cianni at the National Music Centre in 2019. As a beat-producer, contributing behind the scenes of “Play No Games” on Cadence Weapon’s “Parallel World”, winning the Polaris Prize of 2021. When it comes to DJing she is eclectic, currently host of a monthly radio show in Brooklyn’s The Lot Radio.
Her unique improvisational Live PA experience is free-form, genre-bending, composing intricately unpredictable soundscapes utilizing hardware synth, sampler and drum machines. Her formidable skills have brought her to global stages like her home town of Seoul, Helsinki, London, Berlin, New York, Athens and all over Canada. Her most notable showcases were Mutek, Pop Montreal and Boiler Room, shared stages with globally renowned artists including Floating Points, Objeckt, Pelada, Machinedrum, MoMa Ready, Kyle Hall, Leon Vynehall, Yeaji to name a few. Her latest LP “Metamorphosis”(URBNET) (funded by FACTOR) has received positive press from Resident Advisor, Excliam.ca and Now Toronto, her self-release record “Cosmos” is supported by Canada Art Council.