Vancouver, Canada

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, subtractiveLAD (a.k.a. Stephen Hummel) is a Canadian electronic musician. In early 2005, substractiveLAD released his first album entitled Giving Up The Ghost. The following year substractiveLAD produced another album with Suture. In 2007 he put out No Man’s Land. This latest album marked a shift towards a new electronic sound with added guitar, field recordings, and even hints of vocal texture to his signature style of self-made synthesizer melodies and compressed beats. With his fourth album, Apparatus, in 2008, and delved even deeper into his distinctive emotive world of sound. In 2009, subtractiveLAD put out his fifth album Where The Land Meets the Sky, followed by his latest sixth album Life At The End Of The World in February 2010.