Multi-intrumentalist, composer, producer and performer Boris Hauf plays saxophones, flutes, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, cymbals, bells, rudimentary guitar and sings. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. More than 50 releases on vinyl, CD, tape and online. He initiated and curated the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the concert series Playdate in Berlin and lectures at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Hauf tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and if necessary as a solo artist. Current bands include Couscous, Clark, Owl & Mack, Next Delusion, The Peeled Eye. As performer and composer he collaborates closely with Choreographers Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar, Karen Christopher and many others with in the performance context. Boris is the keyboarder/multiinstrumentalist of legendary Austrian rock band Naked Lunch, owns and runs the independent record label shameless and lives in Berlin, Germany.

Multi-intrumentalist, Komponist, Produzent und Performer Boris Hauf spielt Saxophone, Querflöte, Synths, Orgel, Computer und singt. Er komponiert für Bands, Solisten, grosse und kleine Ensembles, für Künstler im Bereich Performance, Film und Video sowie Installationskunst. Hauf hat mehr als 50 Veröffentlichung auf CD, Vinyl und online. Er initiierte und kuratierte das jährliche Kompositions u. Improvisations-Festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago und die Nachmittagskonzert Serie Playdate in Berlin. An der UdK Berlin hat Boris Hauf einen Lehrauftrag. Er tourt weltweit in verschiedenen Bands und Ensembles so wie im performativen Kontext und – wenn notwenig – als Solist. Als Performer und Komponist arbeitet er seit Jahren eng mit den Choreographen Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar und Karen Christopher zusammen. Aktuelle musikalische Projekte sind Couscous, Clark, Owl & Mack, Next Delusion, The Peeled Eye. Er ist der Keyboarder und Multiinstrumentalist der legendären Band Naked Lunch, betreibt das label shameless und lebt in Berlin.

Selected compositions:
Monowai, Nebraska – sounddesign and music for a new film by Lilo Mangelsdorff
Christina Ciupke – Now and Then, Object of Discomfort, life and death of a melody, what moves moves, Yes. No. A bit. Really.
music for arditti – premiered by Arditti Quartett, musikprotokoll 2014
Martin Nachbar – The Walk, Animal Dances (solo and group versions), –iller; looking for johnny; Incidental Journey; Repeater
Zoe Knights – Drama Queen, And 10 times more
Litó Walkey – The Missing Dance No.7; Wings raised to a second power; Like that, like this
Vera Mantero – Until the moment when God is destroyed by the extreme exercise of beauty; Une Etre Ici Plein

Selected releases:
Here come the Bells – Naked Lunch [lotterlabel]
So Sad – Naked Lunch [lotterlabel]
CLARK [shameless]
Couscous – EISEN [noise appeal]
NEXT DELUSION [shameless]
The Peeled Eye [shameless]
Postmarks – National Parks [monotype]
Boris Hauf Sextet – Next Delusion [clean feed]
TUB (Echtzeitmusik compilation) [mikroton]
Proxemics Hauf/Hess/Jackson/Juun [Creative Sources]
efzeg – krom [hathut], grain [durian], würm [charhizma], boogie [grob], Lontano [modisti]
Boris Hauf Solo – Clark [Sijis], Soft Left onto Westland [Mosz], Hangin’ out inbetween [mikroton]
Hauf/Rennert – doomsdays [Hammerrecords]
Sonderberg/Hauf – schamlos [homo38]
Boris Hauf w/ bulbul Where the hell is bad bond? [three-four records]
Chicago Sound Map – [kuronekomusic]