Jakob Schauer is a musician and performer from Vienna. He has an extensive CV of solo and collaborative performances that include fixed media, audio-visual, sound for silent film and pure electronics, both improvised and rhythm focused.He has performed at a wide range of festivals that include Klangmanifeste, Playground AV Festival and Oktolog, alongside his club focused DJ gigs at VOLLKONTAKT in Vienna.
Jakob's list of collaborators is long and has seen him work with Stefan Voglsinger, Bittermann, C Hausch, Monocolour and most recently his new project with Prague based classical and electronic composer André Kellerberg. His discography includes releases on Smallforms and Moozak where his focus has been on music and sound that falls under the contemporary, electro-acoustic, ambient and noise umbrella.
September 2021 sees Jakob make his Forwind debut with the powerful seven track trip, ‘In death I am caressing you’. A considerable amount of time was spent developing the music and ideas into a magnetic mix of deep drones, eerie atmospherics and blissful melancholy with a good dash of humour in the surreal and vibrant cover photos.