FM Einheit, alias Mufti started in 1980 as a percussionist of the Hamburg punk band Abwärts with which he played together until they dissipated in 1983 and again for each of their various reunions. Initially, he also worked temporarily at Palais Schaumburg and started parallel at Einstürzende Neubauten, of which he stayed part for many years. The band coined the punk-post-industrial music and Mufti significantly shaped the sound of the band. FM Einheit is an eminant authority of German experimental sound art. He also works as a composer for theater, film and radio plays, for which he has received several awards. He composed for and with Heiner Müller, Peter Zadek and Andreas Ammer.