Moosicus is an independent label focusing on unique products of outstanding and known artists.
Moosicus – based in Trier/Germany, is a newly founded music company and label, combining Joachim Becker's 30 years of experience as a producer and label-manager and Michael Becker and Andreas Thran’s expertise in the technical and creative side of the entertainment industry – offering a one-stop-shop solution to the artist.
Moosicus is an independent label focusing on unique products of outstanding and known artists offering a familiar, direct and fair environment in the business. Our second aim is to find, enhance and publish previously unreleased content of great musicians in all genres. As a first step we will re-master and publish concerts like Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and many others from the German Radio NDR archives and publish them on CD and Vinyl to preserve the heritage of great artists and performers.
Joachim Becker is Moosicus Records' A&R manager. As an Producer and/or Executive Producer, Becker has worked with Joe Zawinul, Maceo Parker, Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, the WDR Big Band Cologne to name a few. He has received 2 Grammy Awards as a producer for the album "Some Skunk Funk" with Randy and Michael Brecker as well as for the album "75th" by Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate.
Michael Becker, is Director Technical Services at Moosicus and also CEO at Imagion. Since 1993 he has been responsible for the technical completion of over 10.000 products on CD/SACD, DVD and BD. Since 2010 Imagion is also certified for Apple iTunes releases and many other music and movie related platforms. Michael is also CEO at Skywalk Mastering offering widespread experience in both Stereo and 5.1 Mastering. The company has worked on mastering projects for all major record companies and many artists including Bill Evans, Joe Zawinul, Die Toten Hosen, Tokio Hotel and Söhne Mannheims.
Andreas Thran is Director Creative Services at Moosicus and CEO at Imagion AG. He has been responsible for concepts, content creation, interactivity and design of thousands of releases on DVD and Blu-ray. As an Executive Producer, he has been involved in top Music-DVD releases including Jon Lord, Tokio Hotel, PUR, Nena, The Scorpions and many more. Imagion is a certified authoring house for iTunes LP and Extras taking the interactivity into digital releases. With his company BOB Design he has created covers and design-concepts for many artists including Joe Zawinul, Maceo Parker and Jon Lord.