Michael Muennich (b. 1980 in Saarbrücken, DE) is a label curator and composer of concrete/tape music, living and working in Hamburg since 2004.
His audio works have been released on labels including Firework Edition Records (SWE), Banned Production (US), Recordings For The Summer (DE) and The Tapeworm (UK).
In 2009 MM launched Fragment Factory, a record label and mail order house, specialising in sound art and rather irregular electronic music. To date, FF has released nearly 50 works by sound artists from the US, Canada, Europe and Asia on vinyl, CD and cassette tape.
Besides, Muennich is currently a research fellow and PhD candidate at University of Hamburg (Department of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology), working on his doctoral thesis about the emergence and impact of sound recording in/on ethnographic research.