Andrew Pekler was born in Samarkand, Uzbekistan (then U.S.S.R.). His family immigrated to the U.S., eventually settling in Monterey, California where Andrew spent his teen years. In the mid 90s he moved to Germany to attend university in the city of Heidelberg. Since 2000 he has been living and working in Berlin.
His first sound experiments were released under the Sad Rockets moniker on albums and 7"s for Source Records (Germany), Morbid (Austria) and Matador (U.S.). As part of the Bergheim 34 formation he has released several EPs and an album on Klang Elektronik. Under his own name he has produced two records for the ˜scape label, Station to Station (2002) and Nocturnes, False Dawns and Breakdowns (2004) as well as releasing Strings + Feedback (2005) on Staubgold. His latest album Cue, was released in June 2007 on Kranky (Chicago, USA)
He has produced music for film, dance and theater and has played concerts in Europe, N.America, Asia and Australia. Apart from his solo recordings, Andrew Pekler plays in Groupshow with Hanno Lechtmann and
Jan Jelinek. More about at the: http://www.myspace.com/AndrewPekler