A composer, musician and manipulator of sound, Holly Herndon is one of the most important current artists that you don’t know about yet. We wrote about Herndon in our Best Videos of 2014, specifically "Home," where she explores the perils of our connection to a computer screen. What’s happening around us and what’s left of our privacy as we navigate through links and web pages? “I know that, you know me, better than I know me,” she coos in one of the headiest lyrics of the year.
The San Franciscan boasts a Masters degree in electronic music and is now pushing towards her PhD in composition at Stanford. In her music and art, she’s the new age voice of the voiceless generation; a generation comprised of all of us that live a large part of our lives on the internet.