Lori Napoleon has been an integral part of the Brooklyn DIY scene since moving from Chicago over ten years ago. A resident DJ at countless warehouse parties across the city, her performances are an exploration of acid-laced techno, shimmering electro and gloomy atmospheres.
Stepping into production under the alias of Antenes, Lori has released music on both Ron Morelli’s LIES imprint and Silent Season, with her most recent effort in the form of three-track EP Antemeridian for New York party-turned-label The Bunker, a project designed to showcase her more “melodic synthesizer compositions”.
Lori’s studio obsessions run further that most, as her twisted techno and tough-edged dancefloor experiments are constructed by rebuilding vintage telephone equipment and old machinery into modular synthesisers and sequencers.
A talent that has seen her invited to create an installation for Moogfest and one she regularly teaches at workshops to young teenage children, Hyponik kindly requested access inside Lori’s laboratory, where she details some of her approaches and techniques to her imaginative instruments.
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