West coast composer, artist, and producer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has chartered a pioneering career with multiple critically-acclaimed albums since 2015. She’s continued to explore the endless possibilities of electronic instruments as well as the shapes, movements, and expressions found in the physical body’s relationship to sound and color.

‘EARS’ (2015, Western Vinyl)

“Beguiling, kaleidoscopic, spiritual synth visions” Mojo
“A special record” Uncut
“EARS sees the human, the organic, and the cosmic cast aloft together, spinning and enveloping the world, illustrated as perfect and beautiful” Crack Magazine
“Stunning” FACT Magazine
“EARS combines modular texture, deft orchestration and alien vocals into one tidy package. It’s an impressive feat by any standard” Resident Advisor
“A richly mastered convoy of drones of both acoustic and electronic provenance” The Wire
“I absolutely love her work” Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC 6 Music
“A magnificent, exploratory new album” Clash
I’m New Here : Uncut
April’s Best Music : The Quietus


The Kid’ (2017, Western Vinyl)

“Lush new age music underpinned by pop smarts” Uncut 8/10
“It feels like a journey has been made, a destination reached. While it’s called The Kid, the LP shows Smith has matured as an artist” Resident Advisor 4.0/5.0
“Beautiful” Mixmag 8/10
“An emotional depth that keeps you hooked over the length of a double album” Record Collector ★★★★
“The beating heart behind The Kid is the curiosity and delight that Smith brings to her meticulous electronic compositions” The Skinny ★★★★
“Throws dozens of images, concepts and beats into a lush soundscape and moulds something wonderful” The 405 8/10
“Bubbling, spaced out soundscapes” Long Live Vinyl 8/10
“A charming electronic exploration of life” The Observer ★★★
“From its outset, there’s a wide-eyedness, a sense of genuine wonder, to this record” Loud & Quiet 7/10
“A master composer of ambient electronics” Future Music
“Wondrous, spontaneous and indisputably beautiful” Bristol Live Magazine
“A unique and refreshing album made with care and striking talent” Now Then Magazine
“Re-envisions the possibilities of pop music at the frontiers of experimentation” The Vinyl Factory
“A strong front-runner for album of the year” Hi-Fi Choice Album of the Month
Rising : Mojo
The 405 Meets : The 405
Synthesised Sanctuary for the Mind : Crack Magazine
Mix : Dazed
Interview : Deluxe
On Stage : Future Music
In Photos : London In Stereo
Bakers Dozen : The Quietus


‘The Mosaic of Transformation’ (2020, Ghostly)

“Cosmic synth rituals” Mojo ★★★★
“Excellent” Loud & Quiet 8/10
“Glowing and serene canvases of sound” Uncut 8/10
“Smith’s most texturally rich and immersive work yet” Clash 8/10
“Warm oceans of sound” The Arts Desk ★★★★
“Sublime…all consuming loveliness… rejuvenating and atmospheric…a wholly rapturous listening experience” Electronic Sound
“Fresh and engaging” The Wire

Radio support from BBC 6 Music (Mary Anne Hobbs, Gideon Coe, Tom Ravenscroft, Gilles Peterson, Nemone, Steve Lamacq), BBC Radio 1 (Phil Taggart, Benji B), BBC Radio 3 (Late Junction, Unclassified), Amazing Radio, Radio X, Resonance FM, RTE, Worldwide FM.