Adam Sussmann

Posted on December 7, 2008

Adam Sussmann works with simple electronics and guitar utilizing extended techniques and practices that engage the listener into concentrated spaces of highly attuned listening.He started out in the late 80s playing blues rock and punk music & became interested in experimental approaches in the mid 90s. He now splits his time between playing in free rock outfit ‘mosse aisley’ and sinecore band Stasis Duo with Matt Earle. He also regularly collaborates with other musicians interested in new improvised music & has recently been composing both fixed & indeterminate scores. Born 1978 Sydney Australia, Adam is a guitarist, electronic musician and composer who seeks to take singular conceptual approaches to extremes. “I am interested in the complex behaviour of simple systems”.

Adam has composed/produced sound for the disciplines of Dance, Film and Theatre. His compositions were performed by the Splinter Orchestra at the innaugral and subsequent NowNow festivals, and have since been performed internationally to critical acclaim. Recently he completed tertiary studies in electronic arts, where he established a practice as a painter and installation artist. Adam is a member of: Stasis Duo, Xwave, SSS, Your Intestines and 2779. He has also collaborated with artists such as: Peter Blamey, Toshimaru Nakamura, Louise Curham, Oren Ambarchi, Mattin, Takefumi Naoshima, Tetuzi Akiyama, Martin Ng, Mattin, Chris Abrahams, Anthony Guerra, Amanda Stewart, Jason Kahn, Arek Gulbekoglu, Nylstoch, Jim Denley, Annette Krebbs, Joel Stern, Brett Larner and Will Guthrie.


Adam Sussmann, Matt Earle, Jason Kahn: Concerts Melbourne + Sidney (Avant Whatever, 2011)

Stasis Duo:  (L’Innomable, 2010)

Stasis Duo: 3  (Organized Music From Thessaloniki, 2009)

Adam Sussmann & Arek Gulbenkoglu: s/t (Rhizome, 2009)

Will Guthrie, Adam Sussmann, Matt Earle: Bridges (Antboy, )

Will Guthrie, Adam Sussmann, Matt Earle: Document 4 (Document,)

Stasis Duo:Whitenoise and Burnouts (Document, )

Stasis Duo: Beetroits  (Document, )

Stasis Duo: Explode (Document,)

Stasis Duo: Hammer and Tongs (Impermanent Recordings, 2002)

Adam Sussmann: Electric Guitar Solo (Document, )

Adam Sussmann: Acoustic Guitar Solo (Document, )

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