ABOUT knapp & blechmann
duo since 2008. much music, few concerts. playED as duo or with guests like silvia faessler, seijiro murayama, stefan fraunberger or kk null.
releases on mokabar, uzusound and moozak.
tim blechmann is an improviser and composer, using computer and loudspeakers as main instrument. his music is focussed on static noise textures, that are digitally generated and spacially projected in real-time. for live performances, his preferred lineup is the duo with another improvising musician. regular collaborators include klaus filip, manuel knapp and seijiro murayama among others.
after studying physics in tuebingen and stuttgart, he moved to vienna in 2005, in order to study computer sciences, digital arts and electroacoustic music (with wolfgang musil). he has a scientific interest in high-performance low latency computer music systems and developed a multi-processor aware version of the supercollider synthesis server, called supernova.
manuel knapp makes music since 1994...played bass in deathmetalband cathode ray tube, founding of the experimental noise formation (le)MAT together with arnulf roedler. playing solo sets since 2002, tapemachines, fx-devices, feedback, noise, drones etc. studied painting at the academy of fine arts in vienna and electroacoustic music at the university of music in vienna.
played with tim blechmann, seiji murayama, astro(c.c.c.c.), tatsuhisa yamamoto, peter kutin, stefan fraunberger, silvia faessler. kk null, senju muneomi, michael fischer, rossi, jonny hawaii, goh lee kwang, bernhard breuer, arnulf rödler, utah kawasaki, yasufumi suzuki, makoto oshiro aND OTHERS.