Moritz von Oswald
Moritz von Oswald was born in 1962 in Hamburg. He studied orchestral percussion at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.
In the 1980s, Moritz von Oswald was the percussionist for Palais Schaumburg. After that, he moved to Berlin and began creating electronic music. He worked as an in-house producer for the Berlin label Tresor. In the early 1990s, he released collaborative projects with fellow Palais Schaumburg member Thomas Fehlmann under the monikers 2MB and 3MB.
He co-founded the record label Basic Channel with Mark Ernestus in 1993.The duo's works have been released under numerous monikers such as Basic Channel and Rhythm & Sound.
He has formed the Moritz von Oswald Trio along with Max Loderbauer and Vladislav Delay. In 2009, the trio released “Vertical Ascent”. It was followed by “Live in New York” (2010), “Horizontal Structures” (2011), and “Fetch” (2012). Subsequently, Vladislav Delay was replaced by Tony Allen. The trio released “Sounding Lines” in 2015.
He is also one half of the duo Borderland along with Juan Atkins. The duo released “Borderland” in 2013 and “Transport” in 2016.
As of February 2020