Panoptique Electrical is both an experimental studio project by Jason Sweeney and instrumentalist collaboration with electronic and classical musicians and visual artists: Zoë Barry, Jed Palmer, Steve Phillips and Tristan Louth-Robins. Jason has been composing sound and music scores for live theatre, dance, film/video and installation projects since 1998. He is one half of the duos, Pretty Boy Crossover and Luxury Gap. He also performs with the Australian band, Mist & Sea.
In 2008 he began work on a series of new sound compositions based around texts by and films made with Fiona Sprott called “If Not For You Then Who: Essays on Fear & Desire”. In late 2008 he began developing another body of compositions and sound installation called “Faceless Music” in Perth, Western Australia, based at cia studios. An album of a decade of collected works “Let the Darkness at You” (1998-2008) was released August 2008 on Australian label, Sensory Projects and distributed by Inertia Music.
The new album “Yes To Fear, Yes To Desire” was released in August 2009.
Panoptique Electrical appears on ‘New Weird Australia Volume Two‘.