Lionel Marchetti was born in France in 1967. His interest in music resides in the qualities of sound. He is one of a handful of artists who in the mid-to-late 1990s took electroacoustic music out of academic studios and into the free improvisation ring. A scholar who worked at the CFMI (Lyon) and GRM (Paris) studios and published a book on acousmatic composer Michel Chion, Marchetti developed a set-up of microphones and loudspeakers he uses on stage along with tape recorders, prepared CDs, motors and radios.
Greg Kelley has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Japan and Argentina at numerous festivals, in clubs, outdoors, in living rooms, in a bank, and at least once on a vibrating floor. He has collaborated with a number of musicians throughout the globe performing experimental music, free jazz and noise, releasing a number of recordings in the process - both solo, and as nmperign (with bhob rainey) and Heathen Shame (with Kate Village and Wayne Rogers). He constantly seeks to push the boundaries of the trumpet and of 'music'.
Kevin Drumm is an experimental musician based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Emerging from the city's improvised music scene, in the 1990s he became one the world's pre-eminent prepared guitar players. Years active from 1991. Drumm's work expanded to include electroacoustic compositions and live electronic music made with laptop computers and analog modular synthesizers. He has collaborated with many artists working in similar fields, including Japanese guitarist Taku Sugimoto, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jim O'Rourke...
Nicola Ratti was born in 1978 in Milan. He started playing guitar in 1992 and has been Pin Pin Sugar guitarist, a math-jazz-rock trio, until the split of the band in early 2005.
Pin Pin Sugar had a great CD album out on Bar la Muerte / Megaplomb in 2003 and have successfully toured through Italy, France and Slovenia.
He began his solo career in 2002 with a self-released untitled CD-R that showcased his ability in creating tiny miniatures using guitar, voice, objects and electronics.