Asmus Tietchens made first experiments with tape machines and electronic sound generators and with concrete sounds in 1965.
The first LP-release (Nachtstücke) was in 1980. Since that time numerous of releases followed.
From 1989 – 2009 he taught sound design, communication design and sound research at the Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften
Hamburg (HAW) and form 2009 – 2013 sound design at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg.
2003 and 2006 he was awarded with the “Karl-Sczuka-Preis für Akustische Kunst”.
Tietchens: “No studies, no academic education, no scholarship, just pure learning by doing = self-taught appropriation of
creative skills and handling of analogue and digital studio technology. I am my own Tonmeister.”
Heribert Friedl works in the fields of fine arts and music. He studied sculpture at the University of applied Arts in Vienna.
His fine art work was shown internationally and he performed in different European countries. By the way he is running the
NVO Label together with Raphael Moser, where also Asmus Tietchens had released a CD in 2009.
This live concert is a teaser for the Blockseminar (Soundselektion: Reduktion und Nuance als ästhetische Phänomene) in the
following week (14th - 19th May).