born in Manchester.
Lives in Berlin since 1978, Studied advertising design.
Worked at Virgin Record shop in Manchester from 1972-78.
Founder member with Mick Hucknall (Simply Red) in The Frantic Elevators.
Promoted Joy Division's only Berlin gig.
Was Factory Records German Representative.
Lived briefly with Nick Cave in the 80s.
Managed all-girl band Malaria!
Played in Die Unbekannten and Shark Vegas.
Co-hosted The Tube - Berlin Special.
Organised secret gigs in the Ostblok.
Starred in Nekromantik 2 and Todesking.
Is the only Westerner to have produced an album in communist East Berlin.
Runs label MFS (Masterminded For Success) since 1990.
Launched the career of Paul van Dyk amongst many others.
Since 2008 he has worked with his studio partner Micha Adam.
Has remixed Depeche Mode, New Order, The Pet Shop Boys, John Foxx, Yello, Anne Clark, Blank & Jones, Liars, The KVB, Queen of Hearts, Koishii & Hush, Marnie, Westbam, and Bad Lieutenant, as well as Birmingham Electric, Cemetery Sex Fairies or DeerMx.
2009 Released ReOrdered for Blank & Jones (SoundColours).
2011 Released FivePointOne (a Dolby 5.1 surround album) (Kennen)
2014 Released Collaborator (Factory Benelux)
2017 Produced Oracles for Hang on The Box (Modern Sky, China)
Wrote the soundtrack and Starred in the documentary film B-Movie (Lust & Sound 79-89).
2017 Released Mauerstadt (Kennen)
2018 Produced Fragment by STOLEN (MFS).
2020 Wrote & Produced Children of Nature album with Lithuanian Alanas Chosnau (MFS)