Anne Wellmer, electronics; Justin Bennett, drums/electronics; Dan St. Clair, piano. With a background of electronic music, performance, and music theatre, Grand Mal fuses improvisation with minimal electronika and bedtime stories where voices, drums, wood and metals are electronically warped, looped fragmented and recycled into rhythm melody bleep drone pure noise masking all communication.
Anne Wellmer (1966, Konstanz) is a composer, performer, singer and sound artist. She studied classical voice in Mainz and Amsterdam (1990-93), electronic music at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague (1993-97) and composition with Alvin Lucier and Anthony Braxton at Wesleyan University (2001-03). Among her work are sonic environments for performances, sound installations, live music for dance and theater, radio art, music theater pieces, network projects and improvisation with electronics. Anne Wellmer lives and works in The Hague.