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.
Blonde Redhead are that rarest of things' a band whose voice has grown stronger, clearer and more distinctive with every record that they have made. Their reward for this has been an audience whose numbers have quietly grown over the course of their career, almost entirely by word of mouth.