|Birth name||Phillip B. Klingler|
|Origin||Flint, Michigan, U.S.|
|Years active||1986 – present|
American composer, Phillip B. Klingler, better known as PBK, has been active in the experimental music underground since 1986. His soundwork correlates to electroacoustic, classic industrial and free jazz genres. PBK has fashioned a noise-based music that doesn't rely on power electronics process, but rather, by placing noises themselves into ambient/atmospheric sound environments. His soundworks are composed from turntable manipulation, sampling and analog/digital synthesis. Improvising spontaneously and with little preconception, PBK creates pulsing, echoing, organic soundscapes of unknown sonic origin.
Between 1992 and 1996, PBK lived in Puerto Rico. He began experimenting with sound using record turntables and an extreme use of MIDI sequencer programming. Two projects were completed including a three LP boxset titled Domineer/Asesino/Retro and a CD release titled Life-Sense Revoked, a collaboration with other artists.
PBK has performed live throughout the U.S. and in Europe. A restless collaborator, he has worked with some of the most respected names in experimental music. A partial list would include such musicians as Wolf Eyes, Asmus Tietchens, Vidna Obmana, Jarboe (Swans), Artemiy Artemiev, Minóy, Adam Mokan (8-Bit Porno), Athan Maroulis (Spahn Ranch), Aube, Guillermo Gregorio. Over the course of nearly twenty years PBK has had over 35 full-length albums released internationally establishing a complex body of work that reveals a unique approach to the Noise music aesthetic.
- PBK Discography
- Official PBK Site
- PBK Catalog Site
- Net-label Of PBK Archives
- PBK interviewed by C. Reider
- Living Archive Interview with Philip B. Klingler by Don Campau
-  A six piece audio collection of the work of PBK at Internet Archive
- "Discogs - Artist Profile", accessed 30 May 2011
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