Kassel Jaeger

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Kassel Jaeger

Kassel Jaeger is the project name of Franco-Swiss composer and electroacoustic musician François J. Bonnet. Based in Paris, he is the director of Ina GRM. He is also a writer and theoretician (The Order of Sounds, a sonorous Archipelago and The Infra- World have been published in english by Urbanomic). As a musician, Bonnet has been collaborating with artists such as Oren Ambarchi, Giuseppe Ielasi, Stephan Mathieu, Jim O’Rourke, Akira Rabelais and James Rushford.

Kassel Jaeger’s works are a complex balance between concrète experimentalism, ambient noise, and electroacoustic improv. He has released several albums on various labels such as Editions Mego, Shelter Press, Senufo Editions, Unfathomless. His music has been played in renown venues and festivals all over the world such as Whitney Museum (USA), Super Deluxe (Japan), Harvard Museum of Natural History (USA), CTM (Germany), El Nicho (Mexico), Ultima (Norway), Madeiradig (Portugal), Donau Festival (Austria)…