is a Swiss born and Berlin based drummer, percussionist, composer and improviser. He is involved in various contemporary contexts such as modern classical music, free improvisation, noise and performance art. Babel creates works that question the listener’s expectations towards conventional musical forms.
He performs as a solo artist and with groups through the five continents, in some of the leading venues and festivals of contemporary music. A member of the contemporary chamber music ensemble KNM-Berlin, his current projects include WZC with French composer Pierre Jodlowski, Fosil with the contrabass-clarinetist Theo Nabicht, Radial with the artist Mio Chareteau. Past and present collaborators include Keiji Haino, Sudden Infant, Buttercup Metal Polish, Aethenor, Musikfabrik. He is currently the artistic director of the swiss based percussion group Eklekto.