Pete Namlook (Born Peter Kuhlmann)
1960 – November 8, 2012
Pete Namlook was a German electronic music producer whose innovations in ambient are highly regarded by both fans and peers alike. In 1993, he founded the FAX +49-69/450464 record label and has since released upwards of 130 album, both of his own and as a collaborator. The list of artists he worked with includes Bill Laswell, Klaus Schulze, and Richie Hawtin. Pete Namlook was 51 when he died peacefully of “unspecified causes” on November 8, 2012.