Matthee de Bruin is a sound artist. His work comes to life where installations, instrument development and composition meet.
Placing sound in the room like an object, De Bruin uses silence to create space, underlined by a minimalist aesthetic. His music requires to be present and listen with focus.
º1988, Leiderdorp, NL Leiden, NL EXPERIENCE 2018 - present Musician, Sound Artist, Podcaster Studio Matthee de Bruin, Leiden, NL October 2016 - January 2017 Intern, Studio Assistant, Programmer Zeno van den Broek, Copenhagen, DK 2015 - 2016 Core Member, Sound Artist, Composer KLICK art collective, Leiden, NL - Oxford, UK December 2013 - March 2014 Artistic Research Tokyo Tokyo, JP 2012 - present Producer, Arranger, Guitarist The Hounds, garage/noise-rock band 2007 - 2012 Bassist, Arranger, Songwriter Playyard, hard-rock/nu-metal band EDUCATION 2014 - 2018 Music and Technology HKU, University of the Arts Utrecht, NL 2009 - 2012 Performing Musician NPAC, Dutch Pop Academy, NL GRANDS 2016 Erasmus+ study abroad EXHIBITIONS (selection) 2018 BLACK_CIRCLE, BYOB, De Chinastraat, Gent, BE 2018 BLACK_CIRCLE, BYOB, Nicolaïkerk, Utrecht, NL 2017 GUITAR_PULSE, with HKU, Test HKU, Het Nutshuis, Den Haag, NL 2016 UNTITLED_FOR, with KLICK, Blue Fades Into The Invisible, OVADA, Oxford, UK 2016 GUITAR_PULSE, with KLICK, Art Kitchen, Old School, Leiden, NL 2016 TRACKS, with KLICK, Artweeks, Fusion, Oxford, UK 2016 TRACKS, with KLICK, Sense of Place, City Hall, Leiden, NL 2015 LIGHTS OF SOUND, with KLICK, KLICK, Freud, Oxford, UK CONCERTS (selection) 2018 towards_Silence, IRCAM workshop, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Utrecht, NL 2018 SYSTEMIC_SYMBIOSIS, Gallery SANAA, Utrecht, NL 2018 ZWEVING, with HKU, E-live, Nicolaïkerk, Utrecht, NL 2017 with The Hounds, VanOnderen, Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL 2016 with The Hounds, Winterfest, HPC, Den Haag, NL 2015 with The Hounds, Cassette release, Gebr. Nobel, Leiden, NL 2013 with The Hounds, Cassette release, SUB071, Leiden, NL 2012 with Playyard, Westerpop, Delft, NL 2008 with Playyard, Emergenza, Melkweg, Amsterdam, NL