Oskar Schuster is a German composer and artist, living in Berlin. His songs without words evoke a fairytale-world, strange and surreal.
A world full of blurry images of the past; of childhood memories and characters from children’s books; of clicking and ticking clocks and ever-looping music boxes, of far-away-lands, far-away-seas, far-away-skies, far-away-everythings. At times reminiscent of Yann Tiersen
's Amélie, his music is still very distinct, arising from a mixture of various influences including experimental electronic music (Aphex Twin
), the minimalist folk-pop of Beirut
, the ethereal and mystical sounds of Sigur Rós
as well as classical piano music by Robert Schumann
and Frédéric Chopin
. As a true self-made artist, he not only plays all the instruments and produces the music by himself, but also creates his own music videos and designs most of the artwork by himself.