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The musical history of Thorsten Sudler-Mainz

1963: Thorsten Sudler-Mainz was born on April 5th in Frankfurt am Main/Germany.

1969: First improvisations on a Pilips Philicorda organ.

1976: Discovered drums and guitar and founded his first band.

1982: Drums and guitar lessons. He plays as a drummer, guitarist and singer in various bands with styles ranging from Neue Deutsche Welle to gothic rock (Na Klar, The Mess, The Silent Waters); First live concerts.

1985: First keyboard, programming a drum computer.

1986: First studio recording in in Frankfurt am Main. Founds his first solo project L 'image Bleue and his first home studio.


1991: Plays drums in the band Young Man Afraid Of His Horses, first official single release on vinyl, plays live in the legendary club Batschkapp at Frankfurt am Main.

1994: Various productions appearing on cassette.

1996: Co-founder of the Ambient Music Project Art Of Infinity.

1997: As part of the Frankfurt electronic project Young Man Afraid Of His Horses, he produced a six-CD EP series from 1997 to 2002.

2000: Release of the first Art Of Infinity album New Horizon. First record contract with Peoplesound/London.

2002: Music composed by Thorsten Sudler-Mainz is used in documentary films on German television.

2004: Record and publishing contract with BSC Music, release of the second Art Of Infinity album Dimension Universe, from which pieces are published on international compilations.

2005: Deep Imagination plays live on Satzvey Castle Festival in Germany. Release of the Deep Imagination debut Scapes by german label Syngate.

2007: The second album Gemstones by Deep Imagination appears.

2008: Endless Future by Art Of Infinity is released. Digital release of the albums Gemstones and Scapes by Deep Imagination by BSC Music / Prudence. Deep Imagination plays live at the Planetarium Bochum/Germany.

2010: Signs a record deal with BSC Music/Prudence as Deep Imagination too. Releases his third solo album Awareness. Live concert with Deep Imagination at the Electronic Circus Festival in the Movie in Bielefeld/Germany.

2012: Release of the fourth album Raumwerk by Art Of Infinity, the band plays live at the Planetarium Bochum/Germany. After that the band is put on ice.

2013: Begins with a new conceptualisation and the production of a new Deep Imagination album.

2015: The EP Dancing With Ghosts by Deep Imagination appears.

2016: Publication of the Videoclip and the EP Carefully Kept Secrets.

2017: With Carefully Kept Secrets the fourth Longplayer of Deep Imagination appears.

2018: With the video clip Wings To Fly and the publication of the EP of the same name, Thorsten Sudler-Mainz concludes the chapter around the successful album Carefully Kept Secrets.

2019: The single "Temple In Nowhere" and the accompanying video clip are released. Thorsten Sudler-Mainz works on new material for the fifth album of Deep Imagination.