Swiss, born in 1988. Annie is a composer and musician based in Bern, Switzerland. She holds an M.A. in Music & Media Arts from Bern University of the Arts, and is currently completing her degree in historical musicology from University of Bern. In 2017, Aries lived in Berlin and studied in the program Popular Music History & Theory at Humboldt University, specializing in experimental practices within pop and club culture. Since 2019 Annie has been a faculty member at the Sound Arts department of Bern University of the Arts. In the world of modular synthesizers and patch cords, Annie explores, performs and composes music and opens up her own sonic space between electronica and experimental sounds. In her works, she creates minimalistic sound textures and recurring rhythmic patterns that organically interweave, distance and disappear. With her bands Aries Zaes, Volca Massaker Orchester and Berg & Berg she regularly tours in Europe.

Annie Aries Portrait
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