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Schneider TM is a multidimensional music project of Dirk Dresselhaus, named after his nickname Schneider.
Since the late 80’s he is active in different musical fields. From 1988 until 1997 he played and sang in indie-noiserock- and pop-bands like Locust Fudge or Hip Young Things before he became more active in electronic music around 1997 with his project Schneider TM, which is responsible for a couple of experimental electro-freak-pop albums and indie-hits like Reality Check, Frogtoise, Pacman / Shopping Cart or a coverversion of a song by The Smiths called The Light 3000, a collaboration with Kptmichigan that was hugely acclaimed by John Peel, The Wire etc..
Since 1998 Schneider TM performed a couple of hundreds live concerts including renowned international festivals like CTM (Berlin), Sonar Festival / Sonar Sound (Barcelona, Rome, Tokyo), Mutek (Montreal, Mexico City), Arty Farty (Lyon), Pukkelpop (Hasselt), Hultsfred Festival (Hultsfred), Kilbi Festival (Bad Bonn), Frieze Art Fair / Frieze Music (London), Phonem Festival (Istanbul), Numero Festival (Lisboa), Les Siestes électroniques festival (Toulouse), Melt Festival (Gräfenhainichen), Midi Festival (Hyéres), Motomix Festival (Sao Paolo), Todaysart Festival (Den Haag), Dark Mofo (Hobart) and others. Next to many one-off projects like composing and recording music for movies (1. Mai, 66/67, Polnische Ostern, In Der Überzahl, Teilhard etc.), theater (The Scorpionfish, Louis & Bebe w/ Joanna Dudly) or radioplays (Release, Hochhaus w/ Paul Plamper), he plays & records with freeform noise-projects like Angel (w/ Ilpo Väisänen of Pan sonic & guests like Hildur Gudnadottir, Oren Ambarchi, BJ Nilsen or Lucio Capece) and Real Time (w/ Reinhold Friedl of zeitkratzer) on a regular basis. Since quite a while he frequently plays improv concerts on varying instruments like guitar, electronics, balafon or using field recordings, sometimes solo and other times together with Jochen Arbeit (of Einstürzende Neubauten, ex-Die Haut), Damo Suzuki (ex-Can), the japanese dancer Tomoko Nakasato or video artists like Lillevan, pani K and Takehito Koganezawa. In 2007 Dirk Dresselhaus and Michael Beckett started their own (online-) label MirrorWorldMusic.
Schneider TM’s tracks