Asmus Tietchens (b. 1947, Hamburg, Germany)
1965: First experiments with tape recorders and electronic sound devices (sine wave generator, rhythm machines) and concrete sound material.
1971: Minimoog and 8-track tape recorders
1980: First LP release Nachtstück in France, produced by Peter Baumann of Tangerine Dream
1982: begins Industrial music stage
1984: LP Formen letzter Hausmusik released by the Nurse with Wound’s label United Dairies.
1984-1989: several LPs on international industrial music labels including Esplendor Geometrico, Hamster Records, A-Mission, Multimood and others.
1985: Experiments with computerized keyboard Fairlight CMI
1986: First journey commissioned by the Goethe-Institut with concerts in Brazil
1989 – 2010: Teaching Sound Design and Sound Research at the University for Applied Sciences in Hamburg
1991: Second journey commissioned by the Goethe-Institut with concerts in the Argentine, Chile and Uruguay
Since 1991: numerous CD releases on international labels (LINE, Staalplaat, Soleilmoon, Selektion, Mille Plateaux, and more)
2003: Karl Sczuka Award for Acoustic Art
2006: Karl Sczuka Award for Acoustic Art
2010-2013: Teaching Sound Design at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg