Madelyn Byrd  |  Slowfoam
they/them, b.1992


MSc. Neuroaesthetics - Goldsmiths, University of London, 2022 - ‘23
B.A. Psychology & Multimedia Art - Evergreen State College, 2020 - ‘22
A.A. Graphic/UX Design, Creative Academy of Seattle Central, 2017 - ‘18

Select Performances

Mutant Radio, Tbilisi, GE, October
Index:Records at Leftbank, Tbilisi, GE, October
Power Play, Berlin, DE, October
A New Wave, Arkaoda, Berlin, DE, October
Weich, 90mil, Berlin, DE, September
Moment_um with Dajci Collective, Autohaus, Berlin, DE, September
The Lodge, Mount Rainier, WA, July
Sonic Garden at Iklektic, London, GB, June
Toulouse Lowtrax, Philip Berg, & Slowfoam, Arkaoda, Berlin, DE, June
Vessel, 90mil, Berlin, DE, May
Eamon Evri, JQ, Cloak of Kings, Slowfoam, Iklectic, London, GB, March
Index:Records @ Shoreditch Arts Club, London, GB, March  
Gravity Pleasure: Earth Bonding Night, Kwia, Berlin, DE, February

Nueen, Nexcyia, Slowfoam, Soup Kitchen, Manchester, GB, November
Nueen, Nexcyia, Slowfoam @ pipe factory, Glasgow, GB, November
Patricia Wolf, Slowfoam, DJ Bricks, kwia, Berlin, DE, November
Nick Malkin, Perila, TIBSLC, Slowfoam, kwia, Berlin, DE, September
Pablo Diserens Album Release, kwia, Berlin, DE, July
Weich, kwia, Berlin, DE, March
Magda & The Aliens, loophole, Berlin, DE, March
Sentient Lands | Instants for Sonic Ecologies, Arkaoda, Berlin, DE, February
Rausch Drone Sleepover, Backsteinboot, Berlin, DE, February  

Output Ritual, Kottbusserdamm 68, Germany, DE, December=
How Do You Talk Across Distance with MOLD Collective, Prague, CZ, October
The Lodge, Mount Rainier, WA, July
All About Education, Prague, CZ, June
Plan Expositivo, Blanca, ES, March


False Prophet Presents: HTRK & Slowfoam, Kremwerk, Seattle, WA, October
TUF Fundraiser, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, July
AP Presents: Kedr Livanskiy & Slowfoam, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, June
Magda & The Aliens, Love Temple, Seattle, WA, June 
Jungle Gym Records Showcase,  Headspace, Los Angeles, CA, December

Slowfoam + Painter, The Hit Factory, San Francisco, CA, December
Slowfoam + Painter, PAM, Los Angeles, CA, December
Slowfoam Lust + Boredom, Album Release, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, November
TUF x TR Presents: Carla dal Forno & Slowfoam, Timbre Room, Seattle, WA, May
Chastity Belt & Hoop, Woodland Theater, Seattle, WA, February

Albums & Releases

Transcorporeal Portal, Forthcoming LP, Somewhere Press, 2024
Worlding with Earth (Forthcoming EP, Mappa) 2023
The Blue Hour, VA, Somewhere Press, September 2023 wasn’t really me, VA, Knekelhuis, December 2022
Kindly, EP, Lillerne Tapes, November 2022
Synthesis <2, VA, Ambient Flux, January 2022
Out of Season, VA, Theory Therapy, August 2021
Bouquet, VA, Cry Like Donna, May 2021
~.~*~.~ (Spring), EP, Self-Released, March 2021
secondnature & friends, VA, secondnature, February 2021
Vol. 3, VA Compilation, Of Paradise Records, June 2020
Inflorescence, EP, Self-Released, May 2020
Scenes From A Dream, EP, Jungle Gym Records, November 2019
Important Bodies, EP, Co-Released w/ Painter, December 2018
Lust + Boredom, EP, Jungle Gym Records, November 2018

Select Mixes & Radio Shows

Radiosygma Xpone 10: Slowfoam, November, 2023
Chantssss invites Slowfoam on Ola Radio, October, 2023
Index:Records on Mutant Radio, October, 2023
3XL on NTS May, 2023
co:clear, January 2023
Paijata on Netil Radio, London, September 2022
Kinesis, Naarm (Melbourne), August 2022
Our Tomorrow on Internet Public Radio, October 2021 - ‘22
Music Is Records, Paris/Guadalajara, March 2022
Living ≋ Room, Lisbon, Portugal, November 2021
Theory Therapy on Balamii, Sydney, Australia, August 2021
Fake Rolex, Santiago, Chile, July 2021
NTS Field Recording Mix Tapes, June 2021
Expansions on KEXP, Seattle, USA, May 2021
Animalia Mix Series, Melbourne, Australia, March 2021
Mitamine Lab, Mexico City, Mexico, February 2021
Cashmere Radio, Berlin, Germany, September 2020
Rinse France, April 2020

Select Projects & Commissions

Dreamtank - online, July
In An Invisible Feeling
- Shoreditch Arts Club, London, UK, June
Gravity Pleasure - Kwia, Berlin, DE, February

i quit smoking - music video for Frances Chang, June
NEONYT at Frankfurt Fashion Week - runway score, June
202030 Berlin Fashion Summit - sound installation, March
NEONYT at Frankfurt Fashion Week - sound installation, January 

Sky, AI - Plan Expositivo (Group Show), artist, Blanca, Spain, March
Output Ritual - Künstler Künstlerin, Berlin, DE, February 

Transitions ~ La lenteur by Solène Milcent - sound composition, June
Body x(n) by Imogen Mansfield - sound design & composition, January
Output Ritual 24 hr. residency - Kottbusser Damm 68, Berlin, DE, December 
The Window - Curated by Shaghayegh Cyrous, San Francisco, USA, July
What Shape is the Future? - Sprawl Mag, Tucson, AZ, April
I’m Worried About The Future - Online, January 

Spring Prefunk - Love Temple, Seattle, WA, May 
To Know Your Tone - Official music video for Hoop - Seattle, WA, May

Cantelope - Artist - Air Resort, Seattle, WA, August


Folding Reverberation
- Generations, Seattle, WA, January
Beam Zine (print of 500) - Seattle, WA, January 2016
shhh (solo show) - Firecreek, Flagstaff, AZ, July 2015
MOCAF (group show) - Flagstaff,  AZ, June 2015
IDIO Magazine (print of 200) - Flagstaff, AZ 2015


MOLD Collective - Berlin, DE - Founding Member
Internet Public Radio - Guadalajara, MX - Resident
Love Temple Collective - Seattle, WA - Founding Member
TUF Collective -  Seattle, WA - Member

Residencies & Awards

Rota, Guest Curator/Programmer, Blanca, Spain, December 2023
AADK, Artist in Residence, Blanca, Spain, March 2021
CAMP w/ Julia Holter, Artist in Residence, Remote, June 2020
Kickstarter, Recording Grant, March 2020
REWA, Creative Publishing Grant, January 2016