Patrick Noecker

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Visiting Instructor Associate Degree Programs pnoecker@pratt.edu 212.647.7375 p Manhattan Campus, Manhattan 3

Personal URL

http://raftmusic.tumblr.com

Education

Sound artist and musician: Self taught** Empire State College: Digital Media/Smartphone Composition** Brooklyn College: Film and Journalism

Biography

Pat Noecker first gained international attention in 1999 with his group LIARS in which he was a co-writer and bassist. He went on to form the avant pop/no wave groups n0 things and These Are Powers. He also performs as a solo sound artist under the name Raft in which he uses his cell phone to create immersive sound environments. Noecker currently fronts a group named CasC using apps on his smartphone to create rhythms and synthesizer movements. He is the vocalist and lyricist. He teaches Immersive Sound Design at Pratt University in Manhattan through the Associates Degree Program.