C. Reider lives in Northern Colorado, in the United States.
--- Composer. Working in non-genre-specific musical areas including abstract electronic, electro-acoustic, process music, drone / noise, minimalist-psychedelic dance-adjacent techno, and field recording
--- Netlabel archivist. Collections (formerly managed by C. Reider) include Vuzh Music netlabel, Derivative Netlabel, Dystimbria netlabel (collections housed on Internet Archive: 1, 2, 3, 4), and the internet sound archives for Drone Forest and Sound Through Barriers.
--- Active networker. Member of a community of people making music, and distributing it for free with Creative Commons licensing.
A major project for 2011-2012 was the curation of an exhibition of sound art titled Sound Through Barriers, which exhibited the work of 15 international sound artists in Fort Collins, Colorado, as well as two performances of experimental music by Cheryl Leonard and Jeph Jerman. The exhibition documentation is archived at SoundThroughBarriers.com (external link).