Bruder is a musician, music producer and free culture activist. He is a founding member of the p-pack, a Berlin-based network of artists and activists. Since 1988 he has released various records with different bands and projects. As an ex-member of the GEMA, he is familiar with the structures of various commercial compensation systems.
He is a passionate supporter of free license systems, as a way to spread and promote the idea of free culture. As the former press officer of the c-base, he represents a crew of people, who are deeply rooted within the open source community.