Thomas Fehlmann

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Thomas Fehlmann
Thomas Fehlmann in 2020
Background information
Birth nameThomas Fehlmann
Born1957 (age 64–65)
Zürich, Switzerland
GenresElectronic dance music (EDM)
Occupation(s)Composer, producer
InstrumentsKeyboards, turntables, sampler
Associated actsThe Orb, Sun Electric, Palais Schaumburg

Thomas Fehlmann (born 1957) is a Swiss composer/producer who lives in Berlin, Germany, and has been active in electronic music since the 1980s.[1] He is currently active on the Kompakt record label based in Germany. Fehlmann is an on-and-off member of Sun Electric and The Orb.[1]

Notable releases include Visions of Blah on the Kompakt label, The Orb's 2004 Bicycles and Tricycles,[2] and 2010's Gute Luft album soundtrack to the TV documentary 24H Berlin. His 2007 album Honigpumpe was rated 8.6 on the Pitchfork music review site.[3] In 2018, Fehlmann released three albums: A collaborative effort with Terrence Dixon titled We Take It from Here as well as two solo albums, Los Lagos and the documentary soundtrack 1929 - Das Jahr Babylon.

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  1. ^ a b Colin Larkin, ed. (1998). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Dance Music (First ed.). Virgin Books. p. 117. ISBN 0-7535-0252-6.
  2. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (30 April 2004). "CD: The Orb, Bicycles & Tricycles". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  3. ^ "Thomas Fehlmann: Honigpumpe". Retrieved 2020-03-13.

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