THORSTEN QUAESCHNING, PAUL FRICK and HARALD GROSSKOPF
QUAESCHNING - FRICK - GROSSKOPF
*born 1977 / BERLIN
Is a classically trained musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer.
He has released 115 albums to date, 74 of them with TANGERINE DREAM including the Score for the videogame “Grand Theft Auto V”.
Further collaborations with JEAN MICHEL JARRE, BRIAN MAY, EDGAR FROESE, SCHILLER, ULRICH SCHNAUSS, PAUL FRICK, FRANZ BERGMANN and "GREEN MAN"
Since 2005 he is a member of Tangerine Dream. Edgar Froese named him "Musical Director" of the band in 2011.
His other band PICTURE PALACE MUSIC won the “Schallwelle Award” for electronic music 4 times.
He composed the soundtrack for the thriller CARGO (USA), the documentaries LETTERS FROM LYBIA (Germany / Libya) and REMNANTS (UK).
In 2019 he played, for the first time, a couple of solo-concert which regularly been released on his own recordlabel “Protanopia”.
*born 1979 / BERLIN
is a German composer, producer and multi talented instrumentalist.
After intense guitar and piano playing during childhood, Paul Frick took composition lessons with IL-RYUNG CHUNG from the age of twelve. From 2000 – 2008 classical composition study with FRIEDRICH GOLDMANN at UDK Berlin. Since 2009 live appearances in more than 50 countries with the acoustic/electronic trio BRANDT BRAUER FRICK and other formations. BBF as well founded ten-piece ensemble and expanded their music for orchestra and choir. Numerous records, collaborations, remixes and operas. 2018 Paul Frick released his solo album SECOND YARD BOTANICALS (Apollo/R+S Records).
*born 1949 / HANNOVER
Drummer, composer, producer and legend of German Electronic Music and Krautrock drumming veteran around KRAFTWERK, TANGERINE DREAM, KLAUS SCHULZE and ASHRA.
Early Seventies, performing his unique drumming style on several KLAUS SCHULZE albums. Member of Manuel Goettsching`s line up ASHRA (ASH RA TEMPEL). Involved on many of their albums and international live touring. 2017 album release with KRAFTWERK founding member Eberhard Kranemann (KRAUTWERK / Bureau B.), performed live throughout England, Sweden and at „Tomorrow Festival 2018“ in Shenzhen/China.
His solo album debute SYNTHESIST (1980) had an early impact on Techno and House music. In 2020 the album celebrates it`s 40th publication anniversary, honored by a limited, newly covered vinyl LP plus bonus remix album edition on (Bureau B.). Live performances in the USA, Japan, China, England, Brasil, France, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, The Benelux and Germany. Eight solo albums and involved in more than 100 album productions.