drawing by Rosa Read
kgmr is a composer, songwriter, and pianist. She started writing and recording music in elementary school using a Casio keyboard, a Magnus organ, and a tape recorder. Her first compositions were imagined as soundtracks for horror films. Early sampling using prank phone calls and the tape recorder were unfortunately stopped by the police.
kgmr writes for solo piano, rock trio, larger ensembles, and electronic instrumentation. Her music has been used in films, theater, and radio. She was formally trained under Mlle. Yvonne Combe at the French School of Music in Plainfield, New Jersey, the University of Florida, and Colorado College. She currently writes and records in a dining room and basement in Portland, Oregon.
Keep Going Mystical Rider (EP), kgmr, 2022
Spin Down Night (EP), kgmr, 2021
this happened, Half Ass West Studio Band, 2009
evening with fallen tree, kgmr, 2008
migrate to carnivora, kgmr, 2007
instant confidante, kgmr, 2005
body language (EP), kgmr, 2003