PYUR, Sophie Schnell, is a Bavarian artist and composer working in film, photography, dance and illustration.
In 2016 Schnell released her first LP, the full-length audiovisual album Epoch Sinus on Hotflush Recordings. Shortly after its release, PYUR performed on Stockhausen’s Oktophonie for Berlin Atonal, which was followed by commission by the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester performed at the Parallax festival and done in collaboration with PAN's Valerio Tricoli. She was also invited to create a work for the grand opening performance for MONOM - the new centre for spatial sound at Berlin’s Funkhaus, as well as to open for Autechre at MacQuarie Wharf in Tasmania during the Dark Mofo Festival. PYUR’s second LP, Oratorio For The Underworld, was released on October 10th 2019 on Subtext Recordings.