Part of the rst wave of North American producers to in ltrate Berlin’s modern techno movement, Konrad Black’s shadowy production style and charismatic live persona has since had dance- oors basking in the long shadows cast by his presence on the scene. His signature sound is a masterwork of harmonious contradictions, pairing apocalyptic basslines and moody synth progressions with a cinematic temperament that nds its most compelling moments within the spaces between the notes.
Konrad has been an electronic music producer and DJ for 20+ years; touring extensively all over the globe. Having a discography that spans 20 years Black’s releases are numerous. Highlights include: launching the seminal record label Wagon Repair in 2004 with Mathew Jonson; releases on Swayzak Recordings, Ricjhie Hawtin’s Minus imprint and DeWalta’s Meander label to name a few; producing Circlesquare’s Pre-Earthquake Anthems forTrevor Jackson’s Output Recordings; Medusa Smile, his breakthrough release on Wagon Repair and remixing the likes of UNKLE and Tiga’s Sunglasses At Night.
His recent musical output includes composition for lm and installation work for artist Jeremy Shaw’s Quanti cation Trilogy as well as releases on Meander’s recent various artist compilation as well as his own The Scorched Earth EP. He has also recently produced the lead single for and performed live with Poison Arrow from dBridge’s Pleasure District label and is a member of the groups There In Spirit (with Jeremy Shaw), Black Escobar (with Natalia Escobar) and Arc Welders, an audio visual project in developement with Deadbeat and visual artist Cristiano Cesolari.