It was the year 1982, Abba broke up, Blade Runner hit the cinemas, we
feared the first computer-virus, Thriller by Michael Jackson was
released and exactly 6 days later Fabian Simoneit aka “Cruel Culture”
was dropped on earth. Only skeptics doubt about the direct connection of
He grew up in the west of Munich and already was virtuous in his first solos on the pans and pots of his mother.
The cassette-recorder has been carried around all the time to record
everything and laugh about it afterwards. Fascinated by the
possibilities and inspired by HipHop and electronic music on radio and
tv he began to write and record childlike songs with a classmate using
his casio-keyboard and hifi. With unlike stamina for his age he kept
doing this and distributed the tapes to his classmates. Around the same
time he started to get piano-lessons but he neglected the piano because
he wanted to play the drum kit and he switched it some years after. His
drum-teacher also was the pitiable reagent who had to listen to the
first experiments cruel did with his pc he got around 1995 which he
explored more and more. Additionally he kept to play the drums in a Band
and started more serious hiphop-projects. Soon he was infected with the
drum'n'bass-virus, those dark and mighty sounds which came out 1996 and
afterwards and he also began to intensively explore this region of
sound. He upgraded his studio and at the latest when the internet got
more important he was lost to electronic music. Whereat you have to say
that he isn't secretive about most genres.
His first release came out in November 2006 and since then it's going on and on with releases on PN Records, Shadybrain, Urban
Poetry, Basswerk, DubKraft, Mindtech, Citrus, Protect Audio and surely more in the future.