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In the early nineties, Michael Fakesch and Chris De Luca found Funkstörung in their bavarian hometown Rosenheim (near Munich). After several records on Bunker, Compost and their own label Musik Aus Strom Funkstörung get offered to remix high profile artists like Björk, Wu-Tang Clan or Jean-Michel Jarre. The remix collection 'Additional Productions', released in the year 1999, marks the first step of a longstanding partnership between !K7 Records and Funkstörung. 'Appetite For Disctruction', their first artist album is said to be the kick starter for glitch hop, including the award winning video for 'Grammy Winners' by The Designers Republic. Parallel to Funkstörung Michael Fakesch releases three solo E.P.'s and one album and gets the first remix Boards Of Canada have ever done. Around the same time Chris does an E.P. on Musik Aus Strom and an album together with DJ Peabird (!K7).

Another Funkstörung remix album, called 'Vice Versa' follows in the year 2001. In 2004, Funkstörung's second artist album, 'Disconnected', is released on !K7. A worldwide tour follows and the 'Disconnected' related design book/DVD called 'Isolated' (containing the best music videos and design ideas of 1000 graphic designers and 50 video directors) gets high attention especially amongst designers.

After celebrating their 10th birthday with the album 'The Return To The Acid Planet' in the year 2005, Funkstörung stop their collaboration, each musician concentrates on his solo career. The postmortal remix compilation 'Appendix' is the very last Funkstörung release.

While Chris is doing the successful project CLP (Chris de Luca vs. Phono), Michael becomes a sounddesigner, filmmusic composer and even lecturer at several universities (not to forget a few solo records on !K7 and Musik Aus Strom).

After 10 years of silence Chris and Michael decide to reactivate Funkstörung. A self-entitled album is scheduled for summer 2015 on Monkeytown Records.