Michael Barthel, born in 1977, growing up in East-Berlin, is a Sound-Poet living in Leipzig. Since 1994 Barthel works as an autodidact in Noise / Tape Music. From 2009 his focus shifted to working with language in writing and sound.
His „Sprechstücke“ combines sound poetry, the big mouth of Berlin dialect and lyric in the intention and loudness of Punk, ending up its poems topics of desire and despair in human relationships.
Releases on Tochnit Aleph, Regional Bears and Ultraniche.