Drums, Percussion, Electronics
Active member of:
Locrian (Relapse Records)
Pan●American (Kranky Records)
Innode (Editions Mego)
Cleared (Immune Recordings)
Haptic (Entr’acte Records/FSS)
Ural Umbo (Utech Records/Hinterzimmer Recordings)
He has collaborated/recorded/performed with the likes of:
Christian Fennesz (AT), Sylvain Chauveau (FR), Stefan Németh (AT), Mamiffer (US), Robert Hampson (UK), David Daniell (US), Helge Sten (NO), Martin Seiwert (AT), Frank Rosaly (US), Machinefabriek (NL), Jon Mueller (US), Christopher McFall (US), Jason Stein (US), Jenks Miller (US), Tony Buck (AU), Jim Baker (US), Dave Rempis (US), Boris Hauf (AT), Glenn Kotche (US), Jason Roebke (US), and Juun (AT/UK) amongst numerous others.
He’s performed internationally at Transmissions Festival (IT), Mutek Festival (CAN), Adventures In Modern Music - Presented by the WIRE (US), TodaysArt Festival (NL), Unsound (POL), Interpenetrations Festival (AT), Dis-Patch (Serbia), Decibel Festival (US), Kontracom 06 (AT), CTM Berlin (DE), Musique Action Festival (FR), NXNW (US), SXSW (US), Chicago Sound Maps 2010 (US), Hopscotch Festival (US), Interzone Festival (Serbia), Substrata 1.2 (US), and has toured throughout North America, Europe and Japan.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago - Haptic + Lisa Slodki “Triptych”, November 2009 (12x12 Gallery).
Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago - “Requiem” sound installation by Annie Feldmeier Adams and Steven Hess. Sept. 19 2010 - Jan. 31, 2011 (Fern Room).*
*In collaboration with Experimental Sound Studios’ Florasonic series.
Works for theatre include:
The Empire Builders (Boris Vian), Theatre Group: Sense of Urgency. Soundtrack/score can be found at Longbox Recordings.
Joan Dark (Directed by Aida Karic) - Linz, Austria (June ‘09), in collaboration with the Goodman Theatre (Chicago). Music by Sanchez-Chiong/Hess/Mills/Stein.
Tlatelolco - Directed by Lotte Schreiber. Music by Stefan Németh & Steven Hess
Steven is proud to play and endorse MOOG (Moog Music Inc.)