My name is Karl Hainer and I am an experimental electro/acoustic pop/rock solo artist.
Interference - Disintegrate - Cinemage - The Concrete Trees, This Years Graffiti, Circlular Reflections (present)
I have to admit that I don't like performing live, however I do perform when I have to and somewhat surprisingly I make a good fist of it.
David Sylvian (Japan), Martin Gore (Depeche Mode), Neu, Air, Bowie/Eno, Peter Gabriel, Portishead, Scott Walker, Talk Talk, Radiohead, 78-82 Ultravox, Kraftwerk,Early Black, The The, Can, Early Human League, Goldfrapp, Gorillaz, Radiohead, Julian Cope & The Humans and the films of David Lynch, Lars Von Trier, Anton Corbijn,Duncan Jones, Peter Strickland, Wim Wenders & Tomas Alfredson. The art of Rothko, Kline, Warhol, Bacon & Picasso.
I'm not sure why but for a long time now I have felt like a new European citizen, so I feel obliged to add the names of Joseph Beuys & Conny Plank.
A PC, Cubase 5, virtual instruments, Novation X-Station, Yamaha electric guitar, RED Brunswick Electro/Acoustic guitar, mixing desk, AKG D5 Dynamic microphone, Apple i-pad & a TC Helicon Voicetone Processor.
Always judge a book by its cover, 'cos after all what you see is what you get and beauty is in the eye of the beholder.