Olivia Block creates original sound compositions for concerts, site-specific multi-speaker installations, live cinema, and performance. Her compositions often include field recordings, chamber instruments, and electronic textures. Additionally, she performs multi-speaker electronic compositions, and compositions for inside piano and objects. Her published recordings have been included on “Best of lists by The Wire, Pitchfork, and Artforum, among other publications.


Finely nuanced textures of environmental material and occasional surges of sonic power blended with an elegant instrumental architecture.”– Julian Cowley, The Wire magazine