Patrick Valiquet (b. Ottawa, 1979) is a writer and musician studying the history and philosophy of music research and music technology. Since 2000 he intermittently performs and releases electronic music, conceptual art and experimental video under a variety of pseudonyms including pino the frog, La Rana, The Animalizer, and Fantasy Kitchens. Since 2017 he lives in Birmingham and works in Edinburgh, UK.


Associate Editor, Contemporary Music Review, 2015-present

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Edinburgh, 2017-present

Early Career Fellow, Institute of Musical Research, University of London, 2016-2017

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fonds de Recherche du Québec/University of Edinburgh, 2014-2016

Doctor of Philosophy in Music, University of Oxford, 2010-2014

Master in Sonology, Koninklijk Conservatorium, 2008-2010

Graduate Certificate in Digital Media, Concordia University, 2006-2008

Bachelor of Music in Performance, McGill University, 1996-2000