Bird People

bird people, moeBIRD PEOPLE are a drone band formed in 2010 by Ulrich Rois. Solo and with a host of collaborators Rois has since explored various forms of extended tone music, often influenced by drone-based folk music, Hindustani music and early minimalism.

Bird People have toured extensively throughout Europe and have shared the stage with MV+EE, Sylvester Anfang II, Hellvete, Head of Wantastiquet, Rhyton, Rhys Chatham, Cameron Deas and Datashock among many others. Recently Bird People have performed in a band line-up focussing on predominantly acoustic free drone music.



The Blue Jay’s Dream (2016, Dead Vox, LP)
Constellations (2015, Was Ist Das?, tape)
Bird People / Waterflower (2015, Liminal Noise Records, split tape)
The Pomegranate Tree (2015, self-released, tape)
Mistletoe and Mid-Winter Skies (2014 ,Was Ist Das?, tape) – compilation, track: “The Holly King and the Oak King”
Solar Devotion (2014, Pantheon, CD-R) – compilation , track: “Drums At Dawn”
Regions of Eternal Darkness : Regions of Eternal Light (2014, self-released, digital plus incense)
King of the Grove (2014, Yerevan Tapes, tape)
Autumnal Hum (2014, Dead Vox, LP)
Nightshades (2014, Om Ha Sva Ha Ksha Ma La Va Ra Yam, tape and CD-R)
Terma (2013, J&C Records)
Bird People / Hering und seine sieben Sachen (2013, Sic Sic Tapes / Feathered Coyote Records, tape)
Water Buffalo (2013, Sloow Tapes, tape)
A Story of Rats / Bird People (2013, Feathered Coyote Records, tape)
Leveret / Bird People (2013, Feathered Coyote Records, tape)
Sky Huntress / A Pulse in the Void (2012, Feathered Coyote Records)


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