lauren sarah hayes is a musician and sound artist from scotland who builds hybrid analogue/digital instruments. her music lies somewhere between free improv, experimental pop, techno, and noise. she also composes haptic music that can be experienced as vibration throughout the body and likes creating participatory site-responsive works in unusual locations. she is a regular improviser, enjoying a wide range of collaborators, and for over a decade has given multi-sensory workshops for various groups, including those with sensory impairment, learning difficulties, and autism. she is an associate of the new radiophonic workshop.
we sit within the instrument she has created and travel with her as she pilots the soundwaves. – the quietus
exploratory rubbery rhythmic engagement. it’s all fritzes and fuzzies, static and blips, wrangled into a pleasingly braing-tingly zone. – disquiet.com
equally tantalising, engaging physically with the listener. – the list
albums from pyr
pyr195 – MANIPULATION