Paul Wirkus, born 1967 in Poland and resident of Cologne, is a producer of improvised and electronic music. Since the late 90 he has won acclaim for several projects and releases of modern improv and minimal electronica. His works have been reviewed and lauded by magazines such as The Wire, De:Bug, Spex, etc. The Mimikry album is distributed in Western Europe by a-musik of Cologne. His album "Inteletto d`Amore" (Quecksilber / Staubgold) was month`s selected CD in The Wire in march 2004. Staubgold also released his last album "Déformation Professionnelle" in autumn 2006.