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Profile

Vocalist, composer and audio designer MONA MUR created, together with members of the Industrial Music pioneers
EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN, a couple of 80s undergroundhits such as "Snake", "120 Tage" or "Eintagsfliegen".
Other collaborators include "The Stranglers", "Yello", polish rock star Grzegorz Ciechowski
and the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.

Her songs are to be found in movies such as Fatih Akin's much awarded drama "Head On / Gegen die Wand".

Since 2007 she is touring the world and recording with EN ESCH (ex KMFDM).

In 1999 Mona joined the Computer Games Industry as audio artist for game developer TERRATOOLS. She created a unique style of eerie and haunting electronic music and Sound FX. Her work can be found in games such as "Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days" (EIDOS/SQUARE ENIX), "VELVET ASSASSIN" (South Peak / UBISOFT JAPAN 2009) or "BALLANCE" (ATARI USA / Japan 2006.

Mona has been a speaker at the audio track of San Francisco GDC 2012 and Montreal International Games Summit MIGS 2011
as well as lecturer at HTW University Berlin.

December 2013, New Album Release with FM Einheit and En Esch:

EINHEIT, ESCH & MUR: Terre Haute — Einheit, Esch & Mur: www.einheiteschmur.de

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Work

– Interactive Audio Design (Music, Atmos, Sound FX) for Computer Games (Choice) –

Audio Design, Music, Sound FX & Voice for "Evil & Genius", Interactive Sitcom
based on Game Book Technology by Experimental Game GmbH 2013 (in progress)

Batttle Music for Brave Little Beasties
Browser Game by Jo-Mei / Upjers 2013

Music Soundscape for Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
by IO Ipublished by Eidos/Square Enix 2010

Music for "Culpa Innata II", adventure game
by Momentum DMT, Turkey 2009

Special Music for Velvet Assassin, tactical WW2 3rd person shooter
by Replay Studios/Southpeak Interactive (2009) for XBOX 360, PC

Music and Sound FX for Ballance
by Cyparade / ATARI (2004)

Sound FX for "Michael Schumacher Racing World – Kart 2002"
by TERRATOOLS and PARAWORLD, published by JoWooD, 2002

Sound FX and atmos for "Jan Tenner" – 3D Adventure Game, developed
by bvm, produced by KIDDINX, and four sequels of "Jan Tenner" audio play on MC and CD, produced by KIDDINX, 2001

"Flubbies on the Run", Interactive Demo Game by TERRATOOLS and Ipion (Physics engine) for the launch of Intels® Pentium®4 Processor, ECTS London 2000 and COMTEX, Las Vegas

 

– Discography / Releases –

EINHEIT, ESCH & MUR: Terre Haute Album with FM Einheit and En Esch
(CD Baby / EEM 2013, Digital Only)

MONA MUR & EN ESCH "Do With Me What You Want"
(Artoffact 2011, Danse Macabre 2012) – buy directly from the artists

MONA MUR & EN ESCH "120 Tage – The Fine Art of Beauty and Violence"
(Pale Music International 2009, Artofact 2010)

MONA MUR & EN ESCH on iTunes

Into Your Eyes CD (Alice in... / Dark Dimensions 2004 / MMM 2013)
Mona Mur Compilation 1982 — 2004, including the complete 1982“Jeszcze Polska” 12” (SUPER MAX)
as well as 3 orchestra tracks songs from the unreleased “Warsaw” album among other rare recordings

"WARSAW", CD (Solid Pleasure 1992)
produced by Dieter Meier ("Yello"), Grzegorz Ciechowski and Mona Mur with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

"Mona Mur", CD (RCA 1988)
produced by JJ Burnel ,Dave Greenfield ("The Stranglers") and Mona Mur

"Jeszcze Polska", 12" (Supermax 1982)
with FM Einheit, Mark Chung, Alex Hacke ("Einstürzende Neubauten")

 

– Songs, Music, Sounddesign in Movies (Choice) –

Score for TV Documentary "Die Atombombe im Vorgarten"
Direction: Rudolph Herzog, ARTE / ZDF 2013

Score for TV Documentary "Israel and the Bomb"
Direction: Dirk Pohlmann, ARTE / ZDF 2012

Score for TV Documentary "I didn't want to get up any more"
Direction: Dirk Pohlmann, ARTE / ZDF 2008

3 Songs in "Head On / Gegen die Wand" Direction: Fatih Akin
(Golden Bear for Best Film of International Berlin Film Festival 2004)

Title song "Axensprung"
Direction: Monika Treut (2004)

Song and appearance in "Ballhaus Barmbek – Let's kiss and say good-bye"
featuring Nico, Rocko Schamoni, Kiev Stingl, Mona Mur and more.
Direction: Christl Buschmann (1989)

2 Somgs in "Die Jungfrauenmaschine"
Direction: Monika Treut (1988)

 

– Voice Acting –

In the german localization of "Culpa Innata", a thriller set in a futuristic brave new world enviroment, Mona is Dagmar Morrssen, one of the lead characters of the Adventure Game by Momentum-DMT.

 

– Music and Sound FX for CD-ROM, Video & Installations –

Sounddesign for "Turing Tables", installation by Franz John, programmed by Dirk Schubert
on exhibition at ifa-Gallery Berlin, Stuttgart, Bonn 2001, BUNKER Berlin 2002, Heidelberger Kunstverein 2002 / 03

Music and sounddesign for "Berlin im Untergrund"
CD-ROM documentation by eku interactive, 2001

Audio Design for "Zurückbleiben", interactive video installation
by Zaki Omar and Hanno Baethe, European Media Art Festival Osnabrück 2001

Sound installation for NIPPER New Media Exhibition
Monterrey, Mexico, July 2000

"Health and Civilisation", Video by Heiko Daxl and Commander MUR (2000)
European Media Art Festival 2000, Videofestivals Bochum and Kyoto

"TRIAS", Installation and Video by Franz John and Heiko Daxl for TOSHIBA
PHOTOKINA 1998, MEDIASCAPE Zagreb 1998, Videogallery VIPER 2000

"KIRA VISITOR", Video by Heiko Daxl (1998)
EMAF and Transmusicale de Rennes 2000

SIEMENS "The Right Track", music for 3D animation / multimedia presentation at Baltimore and Tokyo 1999
producer: TERRATOOLS, Potsdam-Babelsberg, 3rd price ANIMAGO — Award 2000

 

– Songwriting for other Artists –

4 songs for Katarzyna Groniec "Mezczyzny", CD and Single (SONY Poland 2000)

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Live Dates

Live on stage

— February 2014 —
Einheit, Esch & Mur live in Zurich (TBA)

— December 6th, & 7th, 2013 —
MM live in "DAS GASTHAUS AN DER THEMSE"

— September 29th, 2013 —
MM special guest in Ronald Schaller Show, Berlin

— September 13th, & 14th, —
MM live in "DAS GASTHAUS AN DER THEMSE"

— June 7th, 2013 —
Mona Mur & En Esch live in Berlin, Grüner Salon Volksbühne

— June 5th, 2013 —
Mona Mur & En Esch live in Hamburg, Nachtasyl

— May 26th, 2013 —
MM special guest of Ronald Schaller at Theater im Palais Berlin

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Contact

Mona Mur music production

S. M. Bredy
Friedelstraße 41 — D-12047 Berlin

Phone: +49.030.62 98 89 63
E-mail: info(at)monamur.com

USt-IdNr.: 16/240/00247

 

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Credits

Photography: Katja Ruge & Lucie Jansch

Design and Coding: rolandmdesign

 

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