Beatie Wolfe is an Anglo-American singer songwriter with a raw, acoustic, indie rock sound. Described by GQ as "smoky captivating melodies that envelop the listener in tales of love and loss” and by Highsnobiety as “timeless romantic song-craft,” Wolfe's music pulls from the brooding poeticism of Leonard Cohen, the tender and haunting melodies of Elliott Smith and occasionally veers into Americana and grunge territory. Wolfe's live show has been hailed as "absolutely breathtaking" (The New York Times) and “a profound delivery of depth and soul” (BBC) Named by WIRED Magazine as one of "12 folk changing the world this year" singer-songwriter and innovator, Beatie Wolfe, is at the forefront of pioneering new formats for music, which reunite tangibility, storytelling & ceremony to the album in this digital age. In this vein, Wolfe has created a series of world’s-first designs that bridge the tangible and digital, which include: a 3D vinyl for the iPhone; an intelligent album deck of cards; a Musical Jacket - designed by the tailor who dressed Bowie, Jagger and Hendrix and cut from fabric woven with Wolfe’s music - and most recently the world's first live 360 AR album stream, broadcast from the quietest room on earth. Beatie Wolfe’s work has been featured in the world’s leading museums, festivals, conferences and received nominations across the music, tech and art fields. Wolfe is also the co-founder of a “profound” (The Times) new research project looking at the power of music for people living with dementia.Locked Pro Plan feature
Singer-songwriter and innovator
‘Musical weirdo and visionary’ (Vice) Beatie Wolfe presents an experiential evening of film, live performance and conversation. In Oliver Sacks’s Musicophilia he writes ‘Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears — it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear.’ Taking that as inspiration, Wolfe explores what music can look like in the digital age, asking what has been lost, what can be reclaimed and what remains to be updated and innovated. Following the premiere of a documentary about her work (directed by Ross Harris), Wolfe will perform live and take part in a Q&A. A singer-songwriter of raw acoustic indie rock that channels Leonard Cohen and Elliott Smith, Wolfe also pioneers new formats for music. Reuniting digital and physical in retro-future ways she has created a theatre in the palm of your hand, a wearable record ‘jacket’, the ‘anti-stream’ from the world's quietest room, and beamed her record into space using the Holmdel Horn Antenna.
The LA Times 'Festival of Books' (150, 000 attendees) introduces a whole new area to the festival this year with the introduction of NewStory, guest-curated by singer-songwriter and innovator Beatie Wolfe. NewStory will celebrate storytelling beyond the book and feature the best in music/tech/art from LA's leading creatives, inventors and thinkers - from NASA, Magic Leap, Stanford and Nokia Bell Labs through to multi-platinum producers and songwriters Highlights include the premiere of the Raw Space AR chamber pop-up and Space Beam, NASA JPL's lead creative Dan Goods on seeing the unseen, Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 inductee Allee Willis, Emmy-winning screenwriter/producer Donick Cary (The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation), Magic Leap's executive producer for cinematic reality, award-winning production house The Mill, rock star tailor Mr Fish (Hendrix/Bowie), Elliott Smith/Beck video director Ross Harris and multi-platinum producers Kerry Brown (The Smashing Pumpkins) & Linda Perry (Gwen Stefani, Adele)... in addition to premiere screenings, live performances, immersive AR/VR installations, music as medicine and a galactic whisper station 4 x Grammy, 4 x Emmy, 8 x Nobels, 2 x Songwriter Hall of Famers, 1 x Tony & 2 x Webby
Wired UK chose Beatie Wolfe as one of twenty-two changing the world in 2017 alongside Julie Hanna (President Barack Obama's Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship) and Manal Al-Sharif.
Beatie Wolfe was chosen by Bell Labs to reboot Experiments in Art and Technology programme, which began with 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering in October, 1966 and featured Andy Warhol, John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg as past collaborators.
Beatie Wolfe was selected to represent the best of British creativity and innovation at the IFB2016 held in Liverpool and had an audience with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Beatie Wolfe was invited to become a 2016 Ambassador for London Technology. Wolfe was the only artist ambassador, joining UK CEO's of Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Martha Lane Fox and Eileen Burbidge
MusicAlly and Google Play Music nominated Beatie Wolfe for the 'Best Digital Artist' 2016 award alongside the 1975 and Alan Walker (music producer). Wolfe was the only independent artist nominated across the awards.
New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth chose Beatie Wolfe as its youngest Patron joining Twiggy, Timothy West, Sheila Hancock and Prunella Scales. Wolfe performed the first live music concert in their Minghella Studio