C. Reider lives in Northern Colorado, in the United States.
--- Composer. Working in the difficult-to-describe field of abstract electronic, electro-acoustic and process music - with a recent interest in improvised performing and field recording
--- Netlabel manager. Collections include Vuzh Music netlabel, Derivative Netlabel, Dystimbria netlabel, and the internet sound archives for Drone Forest and Sound Through Barriers.
--- Active networker. Member of a community of people making music, and distributing it for free with Creative Commons licensing.
A recent interview on Music Manumit Podcast about experimental music, Creative Commons, netlabels, listening and other subjects: Music Manumit Podcast, May 26, 2013 (external link).
A major project for 2011-2012 was the curation of an exhibition of sound art titled Sound Through Barriers, which exhibited the work of 15 international sound artists in Fort Collins, Colorado, as well as two performances of experimental music by Cheryl Leonard and Jeph Jerman. The exhibition documentation is archived at SoundThroughBarriers.com (external link).
Additional Information Participated in Drone Forest(external link), Luster and Crook'd Finger.
On the Graham Wafercast, there was a long monologue describing the early years, the cassette underground and the transition to netlabels: Graham Wafercast Episode 7, October 2013 (external link).
"Systems Aesthetics in Contemporary Sound Art: Two Netlabels" by Daniel Barbiero in Percorsi Musicali (LINK) discusses process music made by C. Reider and other colleagues, many of whom have releases on Vuzh Music.
Other than musical pursuits, he enjoys his cats, hunting mushrooms, museums/museum studies, politics, philosophy, and writing about himself in third person for his website.