Born in Nairobi and currently based in Berlin, KMRU is a sound artist and producer whose methods include field recording, improvisation, noise, machine learning, radio art and drones. In 2020 he released three albums that showed the depth and range of his sound: Peel, an LP of hypnotic drones on the avant-garde label Editions Mego; Opaquer, a collection of vivid and dreamlike sound sculptures; and Jar, a dreamlike cassette of found sounds and analog ambience. In addition to his work as a musician, KMRU is a core member of Black Bandcamp, a DIY effort to promote music from Black artists and labels. He also manages reissues of music by his grandfather, the celebrated activist and Benga musician Joseph Kamaru. He is currently studying to get hismaster's degree in Sound Studies and Sonic Arts at the Berlin University of the Arts.