Jérôme Noetinger

“In my live work, I want to always remember that sound is only a vibration of the air. I try to build some kind of sound environment or sound architecture with different strategies”.

Born April 1966, in Marseille, Jérôme Noetinger discovered experimental music under the influence of the Déficit Des Années Antérieures in Caen.

  • Composer/improviser/sound artist working with electroacoustic devices. Composing musique concrete in the studio, and performing improvised music using electroacoustic devices such as: the reel to reel tape recorder Revox A77 and magnetic tape, analogue synthesisers, mixing desks, speakers, microphones, various electronic household objects and home-made electronica. Performing both solo and in ensembles, and collaborating often, and touring extensively internationally.
  • Director of Metamkine, non-profit organisation dedicated to the distribution of improvised and electroacoustic music, which operates with an on-line mail order catalogue.
  • Member of editorial committee of quarterly journal of contemporary sound, poetry and performance, Revue & Corrigée since 1987
  • Studied electronic music under the direction of Xavier Garcia from 1986 -1988 at COREAM in Fontaine.
  • Organises studio workshops and conferences around such subjects as: musique concrete, improvisation, audiovisual experiments,  questions of distribution and production.
  • Active in the international music network since 1984 working with music, dance, films and painting
  • Member of 102 rue d’Alembert, programming coordinator of exhibitions, concerts and experimental cinema from 1989 -1998

Contact : jerome@metamkine.com
+ (33) 4 76 65 27 73






1987 – present  Founding member of Cellule d’Intervention Metamkine with Christophe Auger and Xavier Quérel. Performing with 16mm projectors and improvised music with electroacoustic devices in the grand tradition of ‘cinema elargi’. Since their inception, they have presented their work at many festivals, cinemas, galleries and independent spaces in France, Europe, Canada,US, Japan and Australia. Collaborating also with such groups as Nachtluft, Voicecrack, Kinobits, Loophole Cinema, Tom Cora, La Flibuste ou Le Coube (with Gaëlle Rouard, Etienne Caire, Christophe Cardoen et Lionel Marchetti)

1988 -1989 Duo Appel à Tous with Richard Antez.

1993 – present Duo with Lionel Marchetti. This duo improvises by manipulating different objects with/on various objects ranging from a piano frame to reel to reel Revox, mixing desk, microphones, speakers, cassettes… where they mix acoustic sounds with recordings and retrieved recordings. Collaboration and exchange being part of their continual practice, this duo works regularly with other musicians such as Sophie Agnel, Martine Altenburger, Isabelle Berteletti, Emmanuel Petit, Mathieu Chamagne, Voice Crack, Andrea Neumann, Axel Dörner, Nmperign, le Collectif Ishtar…

1997-1998 Trio Marchetti / Noetinger / Werchowski.(Marchetti & Noetinger on electroacoustic devices, Werchowski on violin)

1997 – present member of MIMEO (Music In Movement Electronic Orchestra)MIMEO is a project of English guitarist Keith Rowe (of the group AMM) bringing together eleven musicians all using electronic devices in their work. MIMEO is : Phil Durrant,Christian Fennesz, Cor Fuhler, Thomas Lehn, Kaffe Matthews, Gert-Jan Prins, Peter Rehberg, Keith Rowe, Marcus Schmickler, Rafael Toral.

1998 – present member of Quintet Avant with Lionel Marchetti, Jean Pallandre, Marc Pichelin, Laurent Sassi. Born by chance one night in May 1998 during the Musique Action à Vandœuvre-Les-Nancy

1998 Les 120 jours a composition of musique concrète with Michel Chion and Lionel Marchetti, created at the festival Musique Action à Vandœuvre-Les-Nancy

2000 participant at the Humannoise Congress at Weisbaden

2001 participant at Festival de L’Eau (a project of Dominique Chevaucher and Camel Zekri) at Bangui in the Central African Republic. Meeting with local musicians and working also with Keith Rowe, Kamel Maad, Yacouba Moumouni, Aly Keita.

2001 participant at the Real Time Music Meeting in Hamburg.

2001 – present Duo with eRikm .Using homemade and hand-made electronic objects and electronic tools re-imagined and reconstructed, touch screens and joysticks…

2003 – present Duo with Fabrice Eglin (guitar)  Using a reel to reel Revox A77 with integral speakers, an electric  guitar half case, a folk guitar amplified, a walkman, a contact mic and some cables….

2005 work with La Compagnie La Spirale de Caroline / Olivia Grandville (dance) for the show “Ozland”

2006 – present trio with Michel Doneda (soprano sax) & eRikm (electronics)

2007 – present Qwat Neum Sixx with Daunik Lazro (sax), Sophie Agnel (piano), Michael Nick (violin) Joining together acoustic and electronic sources of sound, which  aims to question the instrumental limits and nature of the musical object.

2008  ‘Spool’ first collaboration with Liz Rácz (visual artist) conducted via email, sketches and letters and tape loops sent for installation at Lupa/art Melbourne in June. « Renovation » second collaboration with Liz Rácz in Rives, France, in November.

2008 – 2009 working with Olivia Grandville & Tom Mays for the show ‘My Space’

2008 – present “…&mics”, trio with Will Guthrie (drums) and Jean-Luc Guionnet (alto sax).

2008 –present Supercolor Palunar, duo with Lionel Palun (video artist)

2009 –present Duo with Jean-Philippe Gross (electronics)

2013 Composed a piece for Ensemble Phoenix in Bâle, “Les voix de l’invisible”.

2014 Start a new duo with cello player Aude Romary.

2014 “Filarium”, new musique concrète composition made with Michel Chion and Lionel Marchetti, commissioned by festival Musique Action from Vandœuvre-Les-Nancy.


“Gloire à…” Metamkine MKCD005
Sophie Agnel / Lionel Marchetti / Jérôme Noetinger “rouge gris bruit” Potlatch P401
David Chiesa / Jean-Luc Guionnet / Lionel Marchetti / Jérôme Noetinger “Sion” w.m.o/r 21
Michel Chion / Lionel Marchetti / Jérôme Noetinger “Les 120 jours” Fringes Archive 03
Dafeldecker / Kurzmann / Drumm / erikm / Dieb13 / Noetinger Charhizma 020
Axel Dörner / Cor Fuhler / Jérôme Noetinger “Moov spot” Musica Genera
Fabrice Eglin / Jérôme Noetinger “Psychotic reactions & lightnin’rag” A Bruit Secret
Erik M / Jérôme Noetinger “What a wonderful world” Erstwhile 028
Marchetti / Noetinger / Werchowski Corpus Hermeticum Hermes 034
ionel Marchetti / Jérôme Noetinger Staalplaat Mort aux vaches
MIMEO “s/t” Perdition Plastics per009
MIMEO “Electric chair + table” Grob 206/7
MIMEO / John TILBURY “The hands of Caravaggio” Erstwhile 021
MIMEO ““Lifting concrete lightly” Serpentine Gallery
Mimeo “Sight” Cathnor Recordings
Quintet Avant “Floppy nails” Mego 059
Quintet Avant “En concert à la salle des fêtes” Emego 077
Qwat Neum Sixx “Live at festival NPAI 2007” Amor Fati fatum 017
Soixante Etages “De sa bouche de loup” 33revpermi CD 9708
Soixante Etages “ASBL” 33revpermi CD 2206
Voice Crack / Lionel Marchetti / Jérôme Noetinger “double_wash” Grob 318

Various Artists

“Le fixe du risque” on “Musique Action Vol. 2” Vand’œuvre CD 9509
“Le ballon rouge” on “Testament” RRRecords RRR CD 21
“-” and “–” with Lionel Marchetti on RLW “Tulpas” Selektion SCD024
“Störungen à la radio” on “End Id” Digital Narcis DNCD 20C
“The Toy Drummer” on “Erratum N°2” EM002
“Larsen lux” on “Variious” Intransitive int013
“28 [memory machine]” with Lionel Marchetti and Peter Morrens on AO3 Durian
” ” with Hans Tammen on “Strings and stings II” Fbwl 203
“Le risque du fixe” with Christophe Cardoen on “Musique Action Vol. 3″ Vand’œuvre CD 0224”
“Tant que je lasse Yeah ! ” on We all believe in Utopia In Poly Sons ips0509Viva Negativa! A tribute to The New Blockaders Vol. II. Europe