From: Carinthia, Austria
A Thousand Fuegos is the pseudonym of the Austrian artist Matthias Peyker. Peyker, who was born in 1982 in Villach, Carinthia, started his music project in 2006. A Thousand Fuegos first started as a folk artist with acoustic guitar and was associated with the so-called Lo-Fi. Matthias Peyker then expanded his musical spectrum to indie post-rock with elements of electronic music in close relationship with visual arts.
Matthias Peyker aka A Thousand Fuegos has published half a dozen albums and EPs:
2007: Like Black Clouds Through Burning Eyes (Fettkakao)
2008: A Thousand Fuegos (Fettkakao)
2012: The Treachery of Things (Fettkakao)
Singles and EPs
2010: Three Gorges in a Cuckoo’s Egg (7’’, Fettkakao)
2012: No Up and Down (Single)
In 2013 A Thousand Fuegos was nominated for the FM4-Award.