Vladimír Hirsch (Czech avantgarde composer)
Czech avantgarde composer, instrumentalist and sound alchemist, integrating industrial and dark ambient music with modern classical composition. His style is characterized by polymodality and using digital technique to enhance sonic means of expression. Besides creating solo works, he is or was the founding member and leader of Skrol, Aghiatrias, Zygote, Luminar Ax and Tiria. He was also a member (keyboard player and vocalist) of the 80's experimental post-punk group Der Marabu. The music is marked by a dark, tense and tempestuous atmosphere.