Resch (a.k.a. STEREOPLASMA) was born as the son of two architects
in Munich, Germany. At the age of seven, his parents gave him a
piano and thus laid the foundation for his remarkable musical development.
At the beginning, he enjoyed typical classical piano training. Even
as a teenager, however, he wanted to break out of those narrow limits
and took instruction from American pianist Dave Apter, who introduced
him to unconventional improvisational techniques taken from jazz.
Andreas Resch left Munich and settled in Dusseldorf in order to
study music and sound design at the Robert Schumann Conservatory.
While studying, he initiated a project for avant-garde music together
with two fellow students. This trio experimented with industrial
noises and electronically modified orchestral sounds; it soon made
a name for itself in the Industrial music scene of that time. During
this early creative phase, what came to be known as Andreas Resch’s
typical sound began to crystallize: a futuristic post-modern style
that became his trademark by virtue of its progressivity and originality.
With film music for fictive films that was nevertheless typical
of the genre, he published an album called 'Music for Movies' under
the name 'Loi Interceps' in 1995. One year later, in 1996, he composed
'Requiem', a mixture of orchestral and electronic music that appeared
on Italy’s 'Amplexus' label in 2004.
Since the mid-Nineties, Andreas Resch has also been increasingly
working on commissions as a composer and has been writing soundtracks
for TV, advertising, and computer games. Cooperating with director
Stefan Scheer has proven to be particularly fruitful. Andreas composed
a complex soundtrack for his underground feature film called 'Der
Westen' (The West) in 1999. This cooperation has efficiently continued
until today. He recently wrote the unmistakable title music for
Stefan Scheer’s retro-computer game called 'Rufus Drake – Reshaping
As of 2004, he has composed several different works of incidental
music for the 'Düsseldorfer Kommödchen', one of the most renowned
and time-honored theaters in Germany.
After a large amount of contract work, Andreas Resch has again been
concentrating his efforts on his own projects and formed the Electronica
band called 'Stereoplasma'. In principle it is his alter ego for
producing electronic music, consisting of himself and guest vocalist
Kerstin Hermes. It began with Minimal Techno, and then moved on
to Progressive Electronica.
After dealing intensively with Glitch music, Andreas ultimately
created the typical Stereoplasma sound: a mixture of Clicks and
Cuts, Minimal and Lounge. He also describes this crossover jokingly
as 'Clicks and Lounge.' Production of Stereoplasma's debut album
entitled 'Beta Version' began in his own studio at the end of 2005.
Andreas light-heartedly mixed his own unmistakable style with elements
of contemporary music, such as Glitch, Easy Listening, Minimal Techno,
film music, Ambient and Pop. Guest singer Kerstin Hermes rounded
out the largely instrumental album with her own vocal parts. 'Beta
Version' will be released by 'PROGRESSIVE FoRM' in april 2007.