Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (b. 1975) is an artist and multi instrumentalist that combines voice and patch pieces with modular synthesizer for spontaneous performances. His live performances and recordings emphasize the physicality of sound to usher listeners into a trancelike state.
Lowe has often performed under the moniker of Lichens. and in collaboration with Ben Russell, Ben Rivers, Rose Lazar, Hisham Akira Bharoocha, Tarek Atoui, Ben Vida, Mark Borthwick, Lucky Dragons, Alan Licht, Michael Zerang, Doug Aitken, Patrick Smith, Monica Baptista, Lee Ranaldo, White/Light, Kevin Martin, OM, Tyondai Braxton, David Scott Stone, Genesis P-Orridge and Rose Kallal, as well as many others.