Roedelius was born October 26th, 1934 in Friedenau/Berlin and has been living in Baden, south of Vienna, since 1978. He started as a professional composer/musician/texter in the late sixties, with sound-experiments described as a sort of "anarchic musical actionism".
He has worked with choreographer Caroline Carlsen for the "Theatro e Danza la Fenice" in Venice, with Esther Linley, Mark Lintern-Harris and Joao de Bruco for the "Wiener Festwochen", the "Donaufestival", the "Eurokaz" in Zagreb, the "Szene Salzburg" and other Festivals.
He was a founding member of groups such as:
"Geräusche", "Plus/minus", "Per Sonare", the free artslab "Zodiak" in Berlin, "Kluster", "Cluster", "Harmonia", "Meeting Point Vienna", "Friendly Game", "Aquarello" and "Tempus Transit".
He has collaborated with many composers and musicians such as:
Brian Eno, Holger Czukay, Michael Rother, Konrad Plank, Peter Baumann, Dieter Moebius, Fabio Capanni, Jurij Novoselic, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Andres Gil, Felix Jay, Nicola Alesini, Konrad Schnitzler, Alexander Czjzek, Eric Spitzer-Marlyn and many others.
In 2011, Roedelius and Dieter Moebius broke-off formal ties with one another and Cluster. Roedelius went on to form a new variant of Cluster called Qluster. The new lineup consists of Hans Joachim Roedelius and Onnen Bock.
Hans-Joachim Roedelius Discography
- 5 Remix
- 13 Vocals
- 91 Instruments & Performance
- 166 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 61 Production
- 22 Technical
- 19 Visual
- 5 Acting, Literary & Spoken