Jlin Patton is one of the most influential women in electronic music and a progressive experimental artist known for using emerging technology, such as AI, to create music. A forward-thinking contemporary composer, she rose to prominence with her track Erotic Heat in 2011 and has since caused waves in the music industry with her pioneering compositions. Her distinguished work has been featured in prominent publications, including The Wire, The New York Times, LA Times, The Guardian and Rolling Stone. A popular speaker, Jlin shares her knowledge of integrating AI with music to create ground-breaking soundtracks.
Attending Purdue University as a Math major, she also worked at a steel mill to support herself during her early career. Jlin began producing music in 2008 and received recognition in 2011 for Erotic Heat. She released her debut album, Dark Energy, in 2015, receiving critical acclaim and establishing herself as a major artist in the footwork genre. Building on her success with her second album, Black Origami, she received widespread praise. Attributing her inspiration with the footwork genre to DJ Rashad, Jlin is also an experimental artist who has collaborated with artists including William Basinski, Zora Jones and Dope Saint Jude.
Her recent collaboration with AI pioneer, artist and composer Holly Herndon saw her release, Godmother, in conjunction with singing AI Spawn. At the forefront of musical innovation, she composed the score for AutoBIOgraphy, which premiered at Sadler’s Wells in London, and created Perspective for Boulanger Initiative for performance by Third Coat Percussion. Moreover, she has remixed work for notable artists such as Bjork, Max Ritcher, Martin Gore, Ben Frost and Marie Davidson and collaborated with choreographers Wayne McGregor and Kyle Abraham.
One of the first artists to integrate AI with her music, Jlin is a contemporary composer seeking to push the boundaries of musical innovation with emerging technology. Captivating people with her cutting-edge soundtracks, she represents the future of AI-generated musical compositions. Now available to hire as a speaker, she delivers engaging presentations on the application of AI in music