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Born 1984, Geleen, Netherlands | Living in Amsterdam
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(formerly named Von Nohrfeldt / Cultsys)
Contemporary classical-electronic compositions. Often collaborating with Kim-José Bode (recorders) and Wen Chin Fu (cello).
Dutch-Turkish collaborative studio project for groovy pop music with dreamy electronic experiments. Featuring Nil Ipek Hulagu, Can Aydinoglu, Michael Vultoo and me.
Live Acid Techno and IDM duo with Michael Vultoo. Album Dream Stages was composed / improvised 100% on Nintendo DS, using the virtual modular synthesizer KORG DS-10. It was released during 'play it!' in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Watch 'Transgressive' on Youtube.
My modern spin on authentic vintage computer music, mainly inspired by the Commodore Amiga and Sega Megadrive. Listen to the 'Space Tourism' album, released on Cheapbeats (Tokyo).
Live dance music on Virtual Modular Synthesizer KORG DS-10 for Nintendo DS. Played live in Japan, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Macedonia. Listen to the Discographys on Bandcamp.
|MA Music Technology, 2008 - 2012, HKU: University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands. (Simultaneously with BA.)|
|BA Sound Design and Composition for Adaptive Systems, 2008 - 2012, HKU: University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands.|
|Minors in Design & Culture, 2006, University of Tilburg, Netherlands.|
|BA Communication & Multimedia Design, 2003 - 2008, Avans Hogeschool, Breda, Netherlands.|
|MBO4+ ICT Administrator, 2001 - 2003, Arcus College, Heerlen, Netherlands.|
2016, Matsudo, Japan -
PARADISE AIR - short-stay artist residency.
I recorded sounds in prefectures Tokyo and Chiba...
more information about this project is coming soon!
2015, Operadagen Rotterdam - Workshops with
Paul Koek -
End-presentation for representatives of the
2014, Amsterdam Dance Event - 4DSOUND Spatial Sound Hack Lab -
Fiber Festival -
Compagnietheater - Created a spatial sound effect
and performed with cellist Rinske Bosma.
|2015, Amsterdam Dance Event - ADE Soundlab - STEIM - Native Instruments - "Hypothetical Instrument Building Workshop" - Worked on prototyping techniques for futuristic instruments.|
2015, Amsterdam - STEIM - Axolot VERSUS
Contemporary electronic musicians Musfik Can Muftuoglu,
Felipe Ignacio Noriega and Rutger Muller worked with contemporary recorder trio
Axolot on an exclusive concert. I built an acoustic,
motorised instrument, using bass transducers.
2010 + 2011, Hilversum - Global Game Jam - Utrecht School of the Arts - in 2011 our team
won with GlitchHiker,
an innovative glitch arcade game with an interactive soundtrack.
|2015, Amsterdam - Playful Jam - Playful Arts Festival - Theatre De Brakke Grond.|
2012, Amsterdam - Control Jam -
Control Game Industry Magazine - Pakhuis De Zwijger.
Gamelab #5: Composed game trailer music in 1.5 Hours [video]
Gamelab #2: Composed music for game jam in Two Hours, with Vlambeer. [video]
2009, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia - Zoey Foundation for Arts & Culture -
Utrecht School of The Arts - "Technology Penetrates Tradition" -
Improvising with classical/traditional musicians.
The Instrument Room - A monthly intimate concert series in Amsterdam,
which recently passed its 10th edition. I do the curation, artist communication,
sound tech, and marketing.
Artists booked: Naomi Sato (Japan), Harrie Starreveld, Dianne Verdonk, Hans Leeuw, Bernhard Hollinger (Germany), Pieter Willems, silkvvorms (Lithuania), Turkish music school Amor Muzik Okulu, nunq, Zvov (Israel), My Little Phoney, Terugklap, The Kewis, Mosa Rook, The Avonden, The Kewis...
> Supported by The Bookstore Project.
> Check the the Facebook page.
2015, Into Anther Body (V4.0) [Video Coming Soon] - A/V dance performance with interaction designer / VJ
Maarten van der Glas and contemporary
dancer Anastasia Kostner.
Performed at Tanz Bozen / Bolzano Danza (Italy),
and other places in the Italian Alps.
2012, Thresholder [YOUTUBE VIDEO]
- Planning to upgrade it with creative coder
Daan van Hasselt. The installation is large-surface (10X10M), body-controlled (Kinect),
multiplayer (up to 8), with interactive music and visuals.
Exhibited at Born Digital festival, Utrecht, Netherlands.
2011, GlitchHiker [YOUTUBE VIDEO] -
cloud-controlled arcade game (Windows only), created at Global Game Jam 2011. Features a gameplay-reactive soundtrack.
More info in the Youtube description and on the
|2016, Toyota Avalon launch at Art Basel [YOUTUBE VIDEO] - Composed 6 pieces of music (synth pop, ambient, eastern, tribal) for projection mappings by Naïvi.|
|2016, Sagawa Art Museum [YOUTUBE VIDEO] - Arranged the music and made the sound design for a kids' exhibition commercial. Directed by Masahiro Koga.|
2016, Anouk Wipprecht for Somfy: The Art of Motion
Composed 2 pieces of music for a high-tech fashion show
developed by Anouk
Wipprecht for Somfy.
2015, Get Connected - Dance club oriented theatre show by
with visuals of VJ Sjush.
Performed across the Netherlands in for example club
Sugar Factory and at
2013, Clashlight - for 100 years PSV-Philips
Sound design for big light show in PSV Football Stadium, Made with
and Afterlight for
GLOW Eindhoven 2013.
2011, Kids VS Goblins (iOS Game)
Sound design (sound effects, such as weapons, explosions, grunts)
for this iOS Game by Stolen Couch Games.
|2011, Lost Devices - Made with Sander Haakman - Floating speaker, exhibited at festival 'Tik van De Molen' and Corrosia in Almere, Netherlands.|
|2016 - Musashino Art University (Japan) - Sound design portfolio presentation for design students. Part of my short artist residency at PARADISE AIR (Matsudo, Japan).|
2016, Operadagen Rotterdam Pitched the
R-Muller techno-opera Protokols for at Operatie Muziektheater
in Stadsschouwburg Rotterdam.
HKU: University of the Arts Utrecht -
Lecture for MA Students on classical-electronic crossover.
2014 - HKU: University of the Arts Utrecht -
Presentation of work and workfield to 2nd year students.
|2012 - Tilburg, Netherlands - Incubate Festival - After-School Avant-Garde - Demonstrating KORG DS-10 handheld synthesizer to teenagers.|
|2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - The Bookstore Project - Sound design portfolio presentation for artist community.|
|2011, 2012, 2013 - DS10Forum.com - Co-founder (with Harley Raine Martin) of discussion platform about Nintendo DS synthesizer KORG DS-10. In the end over 10.000 posts. Bandcamp label still online.|
I'm sharing 400+ Free Samples
Many field recordings. All public domain, meaning: for any use (commercial/non-commercial).
2016 - DJBroadcast -
Article about classical and electronic music.
|2011, 2012, 2013 - Bachtrack - Reviews of (modern) classical concerts in Amsterdam.|
|2013 (mostly) - Wikipedia: Murcof - 90% written by me, I also designed the timeline graphic.|
|2011 - Rot8ion - Production and marketing of Live A/V Surround Productions.|
|2007, 2008 - L1 Reclameproducties - Concepting, Video Editing, Graphic Design.|
|2015 - Triodos | '5 Dingen' sustainable banking campaign|
|2015 - Subaru | Zero Landfill (award winner)|
|2015 - Remy Martin | New Website for timeless cognac brand|
|2015 - Tommy Hilfiger | Digital Showroom system for European head office|
|2015 - KLM | ...|
Software / Instrument Skills
Electronic Music Production
- Ableton Live, Synthesizers, Microphones, etc.
Expert (10+ Years)
- Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere
Advanced (8 Years)
- Adobe Photoshop
Expert (10+ Years)
Drums and Percussion
Advanced (10+ Years)
Keyboards + Guitar
Course 1, 2, 3 finished, and continuing to learn.