STIO Festival 2023

Gernot Tutner

from disco to noise - Gernot Tutner has been an active part of the electronic music scene in Graz since the beginning of this millennium. Initially focused on danceable club sound, he also began to explore the field of experimental and improvised music in the mid-2000s, inspired by the environment of the Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. In 2004 he founded the music collective moonbootz recordings, which since then has been his label for performances and events in the field of club music under the artist name Henry Bootz. Since 2006 Gernot Tutner was part of the organizing team of the V:NM festival and now the STIO Festival. Besides the STIO he is also active in other cultural organizations like Radio Helsinki or the association Gernot Tutner is an audio engineer, IT technician, musician, producer, composer and DJ. His musical works live from the synthesis of the abstract with the concrete and an irrepressible urge to groove, which remains the highest maxim even with uncompromising reduction and repetition.