Alex Ookpik is a musician, singer, songwriter and producer from Montréal.
Her music bridges the worlds of pop and experimental music; taking in acoustic instruments, synthesis, field recordings, and studio manipulations -- all while remaining true to the heart of the song. Love, loss, espresso, walking through the city at night, perfect imperfection.
She was formerly lead singer and synth player for the shoe-gaze / post-rock band Marlowe; releasing two albums, and sharing the stage with Tindersticks, Snowpony (ex-My Bloody Valentine & Stereolab), April March, The Dears, Feist, and The Besnard Lakes, among others.
She also writes electroacoustic music, and now and then music for theatre and film; having had her compositions featured Internationally, including in NYC, Berlin, and Italy, Ireland, and Amsterdam.
She was featured in SoundCloud Local's spotlight on Montreal artists.
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"...the minimalist score [is] likely...to facilitate moody existential musing."
- Best Bets, Eye Weekly, 2009
- Byron Laviolette, Eye Weekly, 2009
-- Jordan Zivitz, The Gazette, 2004
“the voice of a honey-fairy”
-- Olivier Robillard Laveaux, Voir, 2004