Producing and performing live for over ten years, Noah Pred emerged from Vancouver’s underground as a sought-after techno DJ with a sophisticated sound and unique style. Devoted to authentic and soulful strains of techno in all its permutations, Noah’s sound continues to evolve while remaining firmly driven by the
Since his first records were released, his productions have received international support, garnering critical acclaim while moving bodies across the globe. As a DJ and live act, he’s toured throughout Europe and North America, performing alongside such diverse artists as Josh Wink, Mathew Jonson, and James Holden. After a three-year stint in Montreal working for Consigned Recordings while holding a residency at Stereobar, Noah relocated to the West Coast to produce his field recording based techno full-length,’Ecocosm’, which was initially released on New Kanada in 2007.
Exploring his compositional versatility, Pred launched the Shen project in 2004. Geared towards digital downtempo, electronic dub and emotive IDM, Shen provided a creative outlet for productions that roam beyond the borders of clubland. Noah’s debut Shen full-length, ‘Outlines’, was released on Native State in 2006. With Shen currently on indefinite hiatus, Noah recently launched Solvoid – a new project geared towards his unique take on future bass music.
Based in Toronto since 2007, Pred has developed a loyal and devoted following for his potent DJ sets while running the digital imprint Thoughtless Music from his studio headquarters. Following his recent full-length on Thoughtless and performances at the MUTEK and Decibel festivals, Noah’s poised for exciting things in the year ahead – with his debut mix-CD for Thoughtless, ERA ONE, and his new EP for Cynosure, Lesser Lights, both due out Spring 2011.