Soen was initially formed by Martin Lopez and Kim Platbarzdis in 2004. 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. Their debut album Cognitive, which is a unique mix of melodic and rhythmic experimentation, in February 2012. They have also produced 2 music videos off the album since its release.