maddy briggs   

“Her music is bursting with inventive and moving soundscapes.”

- Obscure Sound

Maddy Briggs is an electroacoustic musician based in Sydney. A recent graduate of  the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, her practice centres upon the digital elaboration and explosion of acoustic instruments, weaved together into highly textural, ambient soundscapes.

Her work has been performed at 2019 VIVID Sydney,MUSLAB’s 2024 International Electroacoustic Music Festival, and has been aired on SBS On Demand and BBC Music 6.

During lockdown, her collaborations with the APRA award-nominated HiberNATION festival include a series of solo and collaborative livestreams and an avant-garde Minecraft sound installation.

She also co-curated Konzertprojekt’s 2022 concert series Sound Stories in partnership with the City of Sydney, for which she created an audiovisual collaboration, ‘August Underflow’, with visual artist Keesha Field.

She was the recipient of the Australian Art Orchestra’s 4th Mentorship Program under Tilman Robinson, and was awarded a place in Australian Art Orchestra’s 2022 Creative Music Intensive.

She performs on electric bass in new music ensemble Chaos Collective and as one half of the experimental duo _chuckr.

She is also an arts writer, having contributed various articles to ClassikON,  Honi Soit, Fine Music SydneyResonate Magazine.She has also delivered pre-concert talks for Musica Viva Australia and Ensemble Offspring.

In 2024, she was selected as a participant for Bang On A Can’s Media Workshop in Massachusetts.

She currently works at Limelight as a Staff Writer.

select works

exe.cute - 2018
This is Not a Torch Song - 2019
Welcome Stranger, But Now We Must Leave Without Thanks - 2019
Purple Prose - 2020
August Underflow - 2022
Late Night Swim - 2023
Violet Ends - 2023


Punishers dir. Alex Bateman

Eulogise Me, dir. Alex Bateman
Needs of the Few dir. Max Norington 

Maya  dir. Tavishek Sharma
A Sombre Lust dir. Jonathan Zhang 

Megafauna dir. Beatrice McGuire