Cellist + Electronics. Experimenting in Topographical Textures.

Topu Lyo: i use cello as my primary tool to create music and textures. i live in nyc. i began playing cello at the age of 8 in albuquerque, nm under the tutelage of anne cole who always encouraged my experimentation and creativity. i identify as corean american.  i'm 1/2 of the band live footage . we have held a 7 year till current residency every sunday at apotheke 10pm-1am. come say hi.  

Musicians i have Performed, Recorded or Collaborated with: emily wells, henry threadgill, caroline polachek (chairlift), patrick wimberly (beyonce, solange, joji), danny meyer (julia holter), miho hatori (cibo matto), brian house, stuart bogie and of course mike thies and randy bergida (see under bands).

Music Scoring: volvo, bmw, van cleef, BET, vice, hbo, iceberg men's wear, dennys, rag & bone, UNICEF, public art fund (ai wei wei).

Performed: MoMA (NYC), Mass Moca (residency), Celebrate Brooklyn NYC, Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, Bowery Ballroom, Kunsthalle (Seoul), St Barth's Music Festival (France), San Francisco Armory for Charity Water, Art Basil Miami, Fantasia Film Festival (Montreal), Eyebeam NYC, Iceberg Fashion (Milan), Electronic Festival Sinsal (Spain), Pioneer Works (NYC), .

Contact:  topulyo@gmail.com