Varun Kishore is a musician, composer and producer from Calcutta, currently based in London, where he is completing an MMus in Creative Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London. He graduated from the London College of Music at the University of West London in 2012, with a Bachelors degree in Popular Music Performance. From 2014-2017, he ran his own studio—Seagull Sound—in Calcutta.

Varun’s past work spans progressive rock, jazz, and electro-pop as well as interdisciplinary approaches to music, literature, visual and sonic art. His current areas of interest include electronic and computer music, improvisation and generative composition. He also performs improvised electronic drone music under the (tentative) guise of Cardinal Synth.