Günter Müller

Günter Müller

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Günter Müller
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Born in München in 1954, living in Switzerland since 1966, percussionist Günter Müller has been playing a unique drum set with a mobile pick-up and microphone system of his own invention since 1981. The system allows hand-generated sounds on drums and percussion to be modulated electronically. Since 1998 MiniDiscs, since 2002 an iPod are included in his electronic set. Nowadays he often plays 2 iPods and electronics only.
He has played and recorded with a large number of fine musicians, from Jim O'Rourke to Christian Marclay, from Butch Morris to Otomo Yoshihide.
Müller was a founding member of the trio Nachtluft, with Andres Bosshard and Jacques Widmer, who have been creating sound-installations and sound-architecture, and of the electronic quartet Poire_Z with Erik M and Voice Crack.
He is part of MKM with Jason Kahn and Norbert Möslang, and of the Signal Quintet with Jason Kahn, Tomas Korber, Norbert Möslang, Christian Weber.
Müller plays solo, and now and then in various combinations - often in duo - with Taku Sugimoto, Jason Kahn, Steinbrüchel, Norbert Möslang, Toshimaru Nakamura, Tomas Korber, Lê Quan Ninh, Keith Rowe, eRikm, Carlos Zingaro, Sachiko M, Michel Doneda, Urs Leimgruber.
He played allover Europe, in Russia, USA, Canada, Latin America, Japan, Corea, New Zealand, and Australia.
Various recordings released on For 4 Ears, the label he founded in 1990, as well as on Erstwhile, Cut, Grob, List, Audiosphere, Amoebic, Rossbin, Creative Sources.
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Günter Müller Discography

Albums

none Günter Müller Auf-Schlag(Cass, Album, C40) Not On Label (Günter Müller Self-released) none Switzerland 1985 Sell This Version
none, k Günter Müller 2-Schlag(Cass, Album) Calypso Now, Edition Unbeirrt none, k Switzerland 1987 Sell This Version
none Widmer*, Müller* Widmer*, Müller* - Schrott(Cass) Not On Label (Widmer-Müller Self-released) none Switzerland 1987 Sell This Version
CD 101 Anliker* / Müller* / Gerber* Anliker* / Müller* / Gerber* - Zeitzeichen(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 101 Switzerland 1990 Sell This Version
CD 307 Visotzky* - Gattiker* - Muller* Visotzky* - Gattiker* - Muller* - Instant Collusion(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 307 Switzerland 1992 Sell This Version
CD513, CD 513 Christian Marclay / Günter Müller Christian Marclay / Günter Müller - Live Improvisations(CD, Album) For 4 Ears, For 4 Ears CD513, CD 513 Switzerland 1994 Sell This Version
CD 514 Günter Müller & Jim O'Rourke Günter Müller & Jim O'Rourke - Slow Motion(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 514 Switzerland 1994 Sell This Version
cd 820 Müller*, Voice Crack, O'Rourke* Müller*, Voice Crack, O'Rourke* - Table Chair And Hatstand(CD, Album) For 4 Ears cd 820 Switzerland 1997 Sell This Version
CD 928 Burgener*, Teitelbaum*, Müller* Burgener*, Teitelbaum*, Müller* - Shift(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 928 Switzerland 1998 Sell This Version
CD 824 Müller*, O'Rourke* Müller*, O'Rourke* - Weighting(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 824 Switzerland 1998 Sell This Version
AMO-VA-04 Masahiko Okura - Günter Müller - Taku Sugimoto - Otomo Yoshihide Masahiko Okura - Günter Müller - Taku Sugimoto - Otomo Yoshihide - Metal Tastes Like Orange. Secret Recording 1(CD, Album) Amoebic AMO-VA-04 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
CD 1035 BTMZ : Hans Burgener / Richard Teitelbaum / Günter Müller / Carlos Zingaro* BTMZ : Hans Burgener / Richard Teitelbaum / Günter Müller / Carlos Zingaro* - >11>Ways>To>Proceed(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 1035 Switzerland 1999 Sell This Version
CD 1031 Sachiko M / Günter Müller / Otomo Yoshihide Sachiko M / Günter Müller / Otomo Yoshihide - Filament 2 (Secret Recordings 2)(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 1031 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
erstwhile 010 Günter Müller / Lê Quan Ninh Günter Müller / Lê Quan Ninh - La Voyelle Liquide(CD, Album) Erstwhile Records erstwhile 010 US 2000 Sell This Version
erstwhile 005 Rowe* / Müller* / Sugimoto* Rowe* / Müller* / Sugimoto* - The World Turned Upside Down(CD, Album) Erstwhile Records erstwhile 005 US 2000 Sell This Version
CD 2002 Fabrice Charles / Michel Doneda / Günter Müller Fabrice Charles / Michel Doneda / Günter Müller - Direct Chamber(CD, Album) 33REVPERMI CD 2002 France 2000 Sell This Version
CD 1140 Müller*, Sugimoto* Müller*, Sugimoto* - I Am Happy If You Are Happy(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 1140 Switzerland 2000 Sell This Version
CD 1343 Dieb13 / Jason Kahn / Günter Müller Dieb13 / Jason Kahn / Günter Müller - Streaming(CD, Album) For 4 Ears CD 1343 Switzerland 2002 Sell This Version
CD 1344 Voice Crack _ Müller* Voice Crack _ Müller* - Buda_Rom(CD) For 4 Ears CD 1344 Switzerland 2002 Sell This Version
cut 010 Korber* - Müller* - Steinbrüchel* Korber* - Müller* - Steinbrüchel* - Momentan Def.(CD, Album) Cut cut 010 Switzerland 2003 Sell This Version
erstwhile 034 Günter Müller, Toshimaru Nakamura Günter Müller, Toshimaru Nakamura - Amplify 2002 Balance - Tint(CD, Album, Ltd) Erstwhile Records erstwhile 034 US 2003 Sell This Version
CD 1447 Urs Leimgruber, Günter Müller & ARTE Quartet Urs Leimgruber, Günter Müller & ARTE Quartet - e_a.sonata.02(CD) For 4 Ears CD 1447 Switzerland 2003 Sell This Version
AS06 Oren Ambarchi \ Gunter Muller* \ Voice Crack Oren Ambarchi \ Gunter Muller* \ Voice Crack - Oystered(CD, Album) Audiosphere AS06 Belgium 2003 Sell This Version
RS010 Nmperign _ Günter Müller Nmperign _ Günter Müller - More Gloom, More Light(CD, Album) Rossbin RS010 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
AA03 Vapori Del Cuore - Dieter Ulrich - Günter Müller Vapori Del Cuore - Dieter Ulrich - Günter Müller - Alpine Songs - Refrains / Point Zero(CD, Album) Atrakt Art AA03 Slovakia 2003 Sell This Version