Composer and multi-instrumentalist Braden Diotte is a native Californian, born in 1975.
As a composer, his works include:
Dementia Tranquille (2016; for Faust and ensemble)
Extraordinary Angels (2015; for ensemble)
General Manifest (2013; for harmonica, percussion & field recordings)
Saturnine (2010; for video & amplification)
As a multi-instrumentalist, he has performed with:
Faust (2012-2019; electric bass & keyboard)
EXO//ENDO (2014-2019; electric bass & keyboard)
Luciano Chessa’s Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners (2013; various intonarumori)
Pinback (2008-2011; keyboard, electric bass & guitar)
Glenn Branca’s Symphony No.13: Hallucination City (2008; electric bass)
Tarantula Hawk (1998-2005; electric bass & keyboard)
Braden Diotte has collaborated with members of experimental noise band The Locust, avant-metal band Neurosis, legendary German krautrock band Faust (including a recent performance at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee), and has produced albums for progressive rock band Tarantula Hawk, one-man industrial doom act Author & Punisher, and the international contemporary music ensemble EXO//ENDO.
He earned his MFA in Experimental Sound Practices from the California Institute of the Arts, holds degrees in Computer Music, Cognitive Science, and Electronic Technology, and is a music department faculty member at Idyllwild Arts Academy in Idyllwild, California.
Visit www.eastimperialnoise.com for audible material.