Soen was initially formed by Martin Lopez and Kim Platbarzdis in 2005. Due to a number of reasons Soen was put on ice, to be resumed with the arrival of Joel Ekelöf in early 2010. Later on in 2010, Steve DiGiorgio was recruited on bass and the band's line-up was finally complete. Soen ther debut album Cognitive, which is a unique mix of melodic and rhythmic exprementation, in February 2012. They have also rpoduced 2 music videos off the album since it's release.