Hannes Lingens is a musician and composer active in the field of contemporary and experimental music.

As a composer, drummer and accordion player, he focusses mainly on the intersection between improvised
and composed forms of experimental music.

Next to long time collaborations with Félicie Bazelaire, Pierre Borel, Antonio Borghini, Johnny Chang,
Louis Laurain, Derek Shirley a.o., he has worked with artists like Sven-Åke Johansson, Toshi Nakamura,
Olaf Rupp, John Tilbury and many more. As an interpreter he has collaborated with composers
Peter Ablinger, Philip Corner, Phill Niblock, Catherine Lamb and Chiyoko Szlavnics among others.

He has performed in most European countries, Japan, Israel, Russia and the USA. His music
has been released on labels such as Umlaut Records, Intonema, Insub and Another Timbre.
He is a co-founder of the musicians collective Umlaut Berlin.

Photo by Cristina Marx (photomusix)