Joel Ryan (NL/US) is a composer, inventor and scientist - a pioneer in the design of musical instruments based on real time digital signal processing.
Stephan Mathieu (born 1967 in Saarbrücken, Germany) is a composer and performer of electroacoustic music, currently presenting his work as installations involving obsolete and historical media such as mechanical gramophones, shortwave receivers, 16mm projectors and analog computers, as well as Renaissance instruments.
Born on March 11, 1963 in Seewinkel, Burgenland, a Hannibal Marvin Peterson concert at Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf was the young trumpeters awakening experience. He studied at the Jazz department of todays Art University in Graz from 1981 to 1983 until lip palsy forced him to take a six year total break from trumpeting.
Keyboardist and vibraphonist from Koeln (Germany), Burnt Friedman (real name Bernd Friedmann) is known by a number of aliases, having recorded as Drome, Flanger (with Atom Heart), Non Place Urban Field and Bernie The Bolt.