Jakob Schauer is a musician and performer based in Vienna. He has an extensive CV of solo and collaborative performances including fixed media works, audio-visual performance, improvised electronics and more.
His discography includes releases on Smallforms and MOOZAK where his focus has been on music and sound that falls under the contemporary, electro-acoustic, noise/drone umbrella.
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.
“Antlitz“, November 2018, MOOZAK.
“Gaia’s Birth“, December 2019 SMALLFORMS.
“In Death I Am Caressing You“, September 2021, For/Wind
“Phantom Glade“, August 24th 2022, Collaboration on BeachBuddiesRecords
“Chimera“, December 6th 2022, with André Kellerberg, BluSpiralRecords
His long list of collaborators include
Hand Mit Auge
Marie Alice Wolfszahn
Further he is the curator of the concert row „Wow! Signal“ and the annual “Wow Signal Festival” for audiovisual arts in collaboration with Hand Mit Auge in Vienna.