photo by Saad Al-Hakkak   

CMD

CMD is a Montreal-based music producer, DJ, and radio host whose DJ sets and live performances fuse synth-laden aesthetics of acid, techno, electro and house music.

CMD has released a series of EPs on Canadian and international labels, including Haptic Controls (Jacktone 2018), Wavecraft (Low Noise Productions 2017) and Elementals (Fur Trade 2014). She has performed at several of Montreal’s iconic electronic music events, such as MUTEK (2019, 2018 and 2015), Piknic Electronik (2019, 2018), Igloofest (2020, 2016), Never Apart Equinox (2019), as well as in many underground clubs and parties. CMD has been billed alongside a diverse range of international acts including Moritz Von Oswald, Plaid, Lauren Flax and Robert Hood.

She has performed at events across Canada and in the US, such as Ciel’s Work in Progress party in Toronto, Shaker Mountain Music Fest in Massachusetts, and Drumsong in Philadelphia. In her 2019 regional tour of West Coast cities she performed at Open System (Seattle), The Odd Ones (Vancouver) and Kosmetik (San Francisco). Her DJ mixes have been featured on international platforms such as Hypnotic Groove, Surface Tension and Berlin Community Radio. CMD is the host of CKUT 90.3 FM (Montreal)’s long-running program Modular Systems which airs every other Sunday afternoon and features new music, local guest appearances and interviews with international artists.

For booking and other inquiries: cyan at traktion.com

 

Press

CMD au festival MUTEK: de radio et de distorsion spatiotemporelle, interview by Philippe Renaud for Le Devoir
CMD Six Picks Never Apart Magazine No.39
Review of Haptic Controls in 5 Magazine #165
Review of Wild Light by Mes enceintes font défaut SL.026
Warriors Talk – CMD
FACT mixes of the Week 2017-01-27 – Jacktone Radio #80
Interview + mix for Femmecult
13 Can’t-Miss Sets at MUTEK Montreal 2015, Beatport
MUTEK MONTRÉAL 2015: international veterans & techno revisionists, Decoder Magazine

 

Releases

Haptic Controls, Jacktone (2018)
Wild Light, Perfect Location (2018)
Wavecraft, Low Noise Productions (2017)
lycan disco, Jacktone (2017)
va – Warrior Loves, Sound Warrior (2017)
osc.jamz, bandcamp (2017)
Ice Daggers, basic_sounds (2015)
Elementals, Fur Trade Recordings (2014)
Memory Junction, bandcamp (2013)