Short Bio

 Ron Anderson was born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1959.  He is a self-taught rock composer who starting experimenting with new rock concepts, noise, free improvisation while in high school in the mid 1970’s. In 1980 he was one of the founding members of Rat At Rat R in Philadelphia. He moved to New York City’s Lower East Side in 1982. He started working in his home recording studio experimenting with tape editing, found sounds, noise, and improvisation. He combined these elements with composition and released his first LP entitled Fever Dream in 1987.  Ron moved to Oakland, CA in 1989 and shortly thereafter formed The Molecules; they released a total of 6 CD’s.  He and The Molecules were introduced to the European music community at the Musique Action Festival in Nancy, France in 1993 and since then he has been a regular on the European festival and club circuit, as well as touring in Japan, Canada and the United States. After living in Geneva, Switzerland for one year, he moved back to New York City in 1999 where he formed PAK. He has collaborated with many musicians on numerous projects.  He appears on over 60 releases, most recently Oblique Quartet 'Tlaloc Beat' on Alphatauri.

 

Selected Discography:

 

 PAKSecret Curve (CD) Tzadik 2011

 PAK - Motel (CD) Ra Sounds 2005

 PAK - 100% Human Hair (CD) Ra Sounds 2003

 

 RonRuins - Big Shoes (CD) Magaibutsu 2001

 R. Anderson, R. Pepper, D. Tamura, P. Petit - Closed Encounters Of The 4 Minds (CD)
 Public Eyesore 2012

 

 The Molecules - Friends - (CD/DVD) Ra Sounds 2007

 The Molecules - Steel Toe (CD) - Tragic Mule 1991

 

 Jason Willett/Ron Anderson - Be The First On The Block ,,, (CD) Ra Sounds 2003

 

 Ron Anderson and  Tatsuya Yoshida - First Meeting (CD) - Commercial Failure 1995

 

 Ron Anderson - Anything Is Possible (CD) - Megaphone/Amanita 2000

 Ron Anderson - Pack Small Are Half Inch (CD) -  Rastascan Records 1996

 Ron Anderson - Fever Dream (LP) - Tragic Mule 1987

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