Markus Reuter (b.1972 in Lippstadt, Germany) is a composer, record producer, performing musician, educator and psychologist whose career has received international recognition. Reuter played several instruments as a child and began composing at the age of thirteen. In his teens, Reuter studied music history, theory, and analysis with Karlheinz Straetmanns, a composer in the lineage of
Stefan Huth (*1983 in Moers, Germany) is a touchguitarist / composer from Kerken, Germany. Stefan started playing the piano at the age of six and is playing touch instruments since 13 years in various musical styles. His roots are based in progressive rock and heavy metal but through the years he learned and played a
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
Erik Emil Eskildsen is an experimental guitarist and composer from Denmark specialised in free improvisation.When performing he uses a combination of his guitar, effect pedals and laptop, to create instant compositions in the form of evolving textural layers of sound. With the use of realtime audio processing and live looping, he generates sounds veryunlike those normally
Cédric Theys is a French musician and producer currently living in Austin TX. After playing bass and guitar for close to 20 years, he started using the touch guitar exclusively in the last few years, for soundscapes, experimental & progressive electronic rock. He uses the instrument with guitar and bass techniques as well as touch
Victor Vos is a musician from Haarlem, The Netherlands. Although mostly known for his fretless bassplaying in, for instance, Yoghurt and Cityzap, in recent years he has applied himself specifically to fullrange tapguitar.
New model AU8 Deluxe for public release in 2015. Top of the line hand-made hollow-body touch guitar with magnetic and piezo pickups and custom electronics, bridge and tailpiece. Stay tuned for details and ordering info. Local Austrian woods used for the instrument pictured: walnut (body), spruce (arched top), maple (3-piece neck), plumwood (fretboard and headstock
released 01 February 2015 | ‘Oktan’ marks the second solo release by Chris Herb, with a deeper exploration in working with a physical instrument–an 8 string touch guitar–in creating essentially electronic dance music.
SMN1412 | released 21 October 2014 | To wrap up the first 5 years of the band’s existence, Stick Men release a special 2-disc “Anthology” that covers the ‘best of’ the existing release, plus a whole new disc of their totally unique style of experimental rock improv.