Jo Thomas works as a composer and sound artist. Jo has worked on public commissions, concerts, galleries, sound walks, privately commissioned work. In her process, Jo works with electronic sound working mostly with glitch, with fine detail. In 2012 Jo Thomas won the Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica in Digital Musics and Sound Art for her work Crystal Sounds of a Synchrotron. Her work has been performed in public spaces across the world. Her work is released by the label Entr’acte, Holiday Records Naxos, NMC Recordings, The Tapeworm and Soft A.
She has written for Vinyl and CD, bespoke instruments and has worked on a combination of very experimental work and commercial projects. She has been commissioned to write music for Civic Projects ( Ports of Call, Sound Walking in East London 2007) In 2019 the project Ports of Call was written about in The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place. Jo currently runs a sound walking project in North London with her label Soft A.
Twitter: @jothomasglitchw / @softapplesound