POPNONAME is the artistname of Jens-Uwe Beyer (*1978 on Fehmarn) He lives in Cologne.

Apart from his regular releases on KOMPAKT’s Pop Ambient series, he has had a number of 12″ on Cologne-based labels, among others FIRM and ITALIC. His debut album White Album (ITALIC) was released in 2007 and got loads of positive reviews from the German and international press. His last album wasSurrounded by Weather (ITALIC) along with two12" Remix Maxis and aBonus Ep. He recently remixed Eurythmics and Brian Eno & Cluster for the German Recordlabel Grönland.

He is member of Cologne Tape (Barnt, Crato, Jan Philipp Janzen (Von Spar), Michaela Dippel (Ada), Axel Willner (The Field), Jörg Burger (The Modernist) and John Stainer (Battles) ) and Co-Founder of the Label Magazine.

Popnoname looks back on a number of live performances, e.g.: Monterrey (Mexico, Aura Club), Thessaloniki (Liebe.!), Porto (Passos Manuell), Amsterdam (Paradiso), Vienna (Icke Micke), Moscow (Solyanka, Propaganda), Hamburg (Übel & Gefährlich), Berlin (Panorama Bar), New York (Bunker), Cambridge (Middlesex Lounge), Sydney (Deep as Funk), Tokio (Seco) and London (The End).