He has always been drawn towards electronic sounds, computer music and sound synthesis and design. His father worked for the telephone company and as a kid George was always digging through old circiuts, tv, radios, speakers housing. He would irritate his parents by dragging stuff home from the junkyard tear apart to try to put pieces of them together to get some new sound out of his gutiar and amp. His goal was always to find ways to manipulate the original sound into something new and different. Later, George served in the military overseas, after which he spent a few years going to college in Colorado, where he studied electronics and computer programming. He put down his guitar and started concentrating on electronic sound and the rapidly evolving digital revolution.
Starting off with Commodore computers (Vic-20, C-64 and then Amigas), a homemade midi interface and a cheap Casio CZ-101 that he bought in a pawn shop. He started using a midi software program (Dr.Ts), struggled with learning how to program his synth and to get it interfaced to the computer. He designed several programs for his own use to randomize presets on the Casio and manipulate the midi data and the sound output. In 1990, George moved his family to Europe and settled down in Germany where he had met his wife Christine earlier. Europe in the 90’s was really a great place to be for the electronic music scene and slowly Georges roots in rock were being mingled with Techno, DnB and Ambient experimental electronica. He retired his Amiga and moved over to PCs, with some new software, hardware and the availability of the internet soon gave birth to 'GeoSuPhat' as a pseudonym for his use as an artist online.
George then teamed up with his son Tobias (Sum-1, PsychoSID) making graphic art and music. They decided to create Togeo Studios and bought a domain for them to post their music and art on the internet. The name Togeo being a mix of TObias and GEOrge. Originaly just a duo with sum-1, it has recently become a trio with the addition of Mathias (Matze) Klingner, a long time family friend and musician. Guitar and bassist, Klingner 'Der Basser' also plays bass with the German rock band 'Cheap Thrills'. Read more on Last.fm.
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