Michael Beckett (aka kptmichigan) has been playing in bands since the early 90`s and releasing music since the mid 90`s.

A former Member of Tuesday Weld, The Beautiful New Born Children and The Schneider TM Experience, he continues to record and release music as kptmichigan, Trip Shrubb and KMG and with Super Reverb and Fuchs & Beckett.

He has played shows as north as Bergen (Norway), as south as Porto Alegre (Brazil), as west as San Francisco (U.S.A.) and as east as Tokyo (Japan).

He has worked for theatre and soundtracked short films and animated short films.

He has mixed albums for bands such as Get Back Guinozzi, Eagle Boston, Hifiklub, The Innits and others.

He lives in the West German countryside, milking cows and dabbling in visual art.