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Natalia Kulabuchova

Associate Lecturer

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering


Natalia Data is an international performer, a sound recordist and a producer of music with a multifaceted professional experience within the industry. Years of collection of records, researching the technology, production and performance underpin Natalia’s numerous projects and roles.

Originally from Russia trained as a classical pianist, Natalia has received her BS degree from Cornell University (USA). After re-locating to England in the year 2000 proceeded to built a career in the electronic music industry performing extensively across the Americas, the Russian Federation and throughout Europe. She has DJed in many clubs, presented Ministry of Sound Radio show ‘Qaraj’ and performed live shows at multiple UK venues as well as festivals, such as Glade and Glastonbury.

Natalia released her debut vinyl on London based Juke Box In The Sky label, which received support from James Zabiela, John Aquaviva, James Holden and DJ Linus. Her consecutive releases had come out on a number of internationally acclaimed labels, including Sounds of Juan, Bonzai and Endemic Digital.

Sound for documentaries, short films and art installations - is another important outlet of Natalia’s musical abilities. The documentaries and interactive mixed media projects made in collaboration with a leading artist and producer Prof. Julian Konczak encompass radical sound design as well as traditional classical music sounds in the framework of the sound track. The projects have been presented at a number film festivals and in art galleries including FONLAD Film and Digital Art Festival (Portugal), DHRA (London), One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau, New Forest Centre Gallery, (Lyndhurst UK), Bargate Art Gallery (Southampton), Quay Arts (Newport IOW).

Attracted by the professional activity, digital music course at Solent University (UK) had invited Natalia Data to teach production of electronic music, DJing and live performance, where she has been a member of teaching staff since 2007.