Originally hailing from Frankfurt, Germany, Uwe Schmidt is an artist of many aliases including Atom Heart, Señor Coconut, and Atom™. Since his early musical beginnings in 1985, he has earned global notoriety for his vast and variegated projects, number of releases, collaborations and musical styles. His catalogue includes works with and for artists such as Depeche Mode, Air, Bill Laswell, Yellow Magic Orchestra and Towa Tei, just to name a few. After relocating to Santiago de Chile in 1997, he released the internationally acclaimed album, El Baile Aleman under the project name Señor Coconut and began touring worldwide, still to this day. Countless of his compositions have been distributed worldwide, along with movie soundtracks, remixes for Towa Tei and Bomb the Bass, amongst others, and critically acclaimed albums as Atom™ for Raster Noton: Liedgut (r-n99) in 2009, which was nominated for Germany's highest music award, Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, and HD in 2013. 2007 saw the return of Uwe's live solo performances as Atom™. This show has been evolving ever since and includes him playing audio and video in realtime, using a very small technical setup on stage. In the past 3 years, he has performed this solo show all around the world. Premiering in Tokyo in 2007, he's since played Mutek Festival in Montreal, Offf Festival in Lisbon, Madrid, Sonar Barcelona, Roundhouse London, Transmediale Berlin and many other places. His live show is dynamic and he continually updates and renews the material.

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