Kassel Jaeger is the project name of Franco-Swiss composer and musician François J. Bonnet. Based in Paris, he is the director of Ina GRM. He is also a writer and theoretician; The Order of Sounds, a sonorous Archipelago and The Infra-World were published in English by Urbanomic. Bonnet has collaborated with artists such as Oren Ambarchi, Giuseppe Ielasi, Stephan Mathieu, Jim O’Rourke, Akira Rabelais and James Rushford. His works are a complex balance between concrète experimentalism, ambient noise, and electro-acoustic improv. He has released albums on various labels including Editions Mego, Shelter Press, Senufo Editions, Unfathomless. His music has been played worldwide at venues and festivals such as Whitney Museum, Super Deluxe (Japan), Harvard Museum of Natural History, CTM (Germany), El Nicho (Mexico), Ultima (Norway), Madeiradig (Portugal), Donau (Austria).
photo: Michele Pardo Pauli