Eve Essex by Lena Shkoda
Eve Essex is a Brooklyn-based musician who performs with alto saxophone, piccolo, voice and electronics, harnessing elements of classical, drone, avant-jazz, and distorted pop. Her first solo album, Here Appear, was released by Soap Library (cassette) and Sky Walking (LP) in 2018.
She has performed at Artists Space, Commend, Outpost Artists Resources, Safe Gallery, Signal, Trans Pecos, U.S. Blues, and Wendy's Subway in New York, Meakusma Festival in Eupen, Belgium, ACUD Macht Neu, Harlekin/Mathew Gallery and StudioAcht in Berlin, and the PUFFERSS Festival in Providence, RI.
In addition to her solo practice, Essex regularly performs as half of Das Audit (with Craig Kalpakjian), as well as in trios Hesper (with James K and Via App) and HEVM (with MV Carbon and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix), and has collaborated extensively with Juan Antonio Olivares as installation/performance-art duo Essex Olivares. With Das Audit she has released an EP and live cassette, additional recordings have appeared on compilations by Untergang Institut, PAN (with James K), and Sky Walking (with Dan Fox).