Souns is an ambient music project from Vancouver-based artist Michael Red. As Souns, Michael has released numerous musical works (Panospria, New Kanada, Deep Sea Mining Syndicate, Kikapu, Sensing Waves) and has live collaborated with a varied list of performers (Tanya Tagaq, Mei Han, Scant Intone, Loscil, Dj Olive, Rafael Anton Irisarri). Common themes are the natural world, outer space, and transcendence.
Under his given name, Michael has released music on Modern Math, Mutek Recordings, South Fork Sound, King Deluxe; and together with Gabriel Saloman (as Chambers) has put records out on Debacle and Beacon Sound. Michael also runs the upper-west-coast-focused leftfield label Low Indigo, is a curator with New Forms Festival, and Bass Coast Music Festival resident.