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Markus Reuter

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

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 Dowerk

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

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

Cedric Theys

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

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.

AU8

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

Stick Men 2015 World Tour Dates

All upcoming live-shows of their World Tour 2015

Stick Men – Midori – Live in Tokyo 2015

releases 01 July 2015 | Live at Billboard, Tokyo, 10 April 2015, Show 1 & 2

Blast Unicorn – Van Halo

releases 01 April 2015 | Blast Unicorn is the joint project of touch guitarist Alexander Paul Dowerk and electronic musician Tobias Reber.

centrozoon – The Room of Plenty

released 09 November 2014 | a collection of recordings from their We Will Tongue You Tour 2011

Various Artists – Touch Guitars Compilation 2015

released 01 April 2015 | A themed compilation of tracks culled from the wider iapetus portfolio. All titles prominently feature Touch Guitars® instruments: s283314163.online.de

Chris Herb – Oktan

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.

Stick Men – SUPERCOLLIDER

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.

The Crimson ProjeKCt – Live in Tokyo

2014 live album the King Crimson spin-off. Featuring the talents of Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Markus Reuter, Julie Slick and Tobias Ralph

Blog: 15 May 2015

Hello, We’ve been very busy in 2014 and created a new model, the wonderful AU8 semi-acoustic 8-string touch guitar. See the pictures below. We take orders as of now.

Markus Reuter – Sultry Kissing Lounge (Crimson ProjeKCt Tour 2014)

IAP1401 | released 08 May 2014 | Live Openings from The Crimson ProjeKCt Spring Tour 2014

Markus Reuter – Quit Being So Gray (Crimson ProjeKCt Tour 2014)

released 01 September 2014 | This download collection features all the opening pieces from the Crimson ProjeKCt European Summer tour 2014.

The Friendly Guitar Trio – Shredding To Hypes

released 17 April 2015 | Shredding To Hypes is the debut album of the Viennese experimental guitar trio; The Friendly Guitar Trio.

U10 – Nextel Orange

U10 with custom matte Orange Nextel finish and chrome hardware. Photos by Michaela Fessel. [Show as slideshow]

U8 Deluxe – Vintage White

U8 Deluxe with high-gloss transparent white finish. Photos by Michaela Fessel. [Show as slideshow]

U8 Custom – Special Blue

U8 with custom finish. Photos by Michaela Fessel. [Show as slideshow] 12►

U8 Deluxe – Transparent Cherry

U8 Deluxe with high-gloss transparent cherry finish. Our most popular finish. Photos by Michaela Fessel. [Show as slideshow]

U8 – Sunburst

New 2014 re-designed U8 with sunburst finish. Photos by Michaela Fessel. [Show as slideshow]