Climatic, a musician, producer and video-artist, was born 1971 in Southern Germany. Already by the age of 16, he gained attention as a keyboarder and composer for various live bands. Pursuing a career as a jazz/fusion pianist at first, he studied piano, drums and percussion at the conservatory in Mannheim. It was then in the early nineties that he also established himself as a studio musician and producer. However, his growing Interest in dj-culture and electronic music drew him to Cologne a few years later.