Moritz Lieberkühn grew up ploughing through the records of his older brothers. Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth, Sebadoh and The Smiths where bands that made a great impact on him and in the Berlin suburb he started his first band with some friends. After highscool Moritz continued to perform as a singer-songwriter at local venues. Meeting his wife Anna Roxenholt (New Found Land) in 2007 and moving together with her to Gothenburg, Sweden, brought an important change of environment. He there got to know the musicians Alexander Simm, Jacob Öhrvall and Joel Wästberg with whom he then formed 1000 GRAM.