Alexander Paul Dowerk is a music producer, composer and touch guitarist from Germany.
The Berlin-based musician combines the sound and energy of modern, progressive metal with the compositorial depth of contempory classical music. The result is a complex and powerful interplay of body and mind.
The Touch Guitar is Alexander’s weapon of choice in mastering guitar and bass parts alike. Alexander often uses touchstyle-playing to create musical parts that wouldn’t be possible to play on any other string instrument. His works display a strong sense of detail and groove with complex rhythmical structures that are often created by layering multiple polyrhythms upon each other. His current projects are “Anchor and Burden” with Markus Reuter, Bernhard Wöstheinrich and Asaf Sirkis and “Hypostase”, his hypnotic industrial solo project.
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Anchor and Burden – the genre transcending progressive avant-garde doom-jazz post-metal group comes back with their most intense release so far: KOSMONAUTIK PILGRIMAGE. The album