Cloudchord is the alias of guitarist/ producer Derek VanScoten. In early 2010 he hit the scene as a solo artist, merging live guitar with modern electronic production. Ears caught quickly, and within a year he was playing coast to coast for growing audiences.
His productions have been released on Electronic Musician Magazine, Gravitas Recordings, Loci Records, Soulection, Loci, 1320 records, Pretty Lights Music, Cantora, Dub Lab, and many more.
As a diverse performer, Cloudchord has spent considerable time on the road with electronic acts including Big Gigantic, Beats Antique, Emancipator, Tycho, Cherub, EOTO, Tipper, Lotus and Pantyraid.
As a respected multi-instrumentalist, he has performed with diverse talents like Devotchka, The Motet, DJ Logic, and the Boulder Philharmonic.
Festival highlights include: Lights all Night, Wakarusa, Camp Bisco, Lightning in a Bottle, Sonic Bloom, SXSW, The Manifestation Celebration, Gathering of the Vibes, and San Francisco Bicycle Day.
No upcoming concerts or festivals.