Manu Mayr is a vienna-born bass player, composer & producer.

The exploration and connection of the most diverse sound worlds and their sociotopes can be described as the core of his creative work. In doing so, he deals with the numerous currents of contemporary music creation. From the interpretation of new music to experimental electronics, improvisation and jazz to hip-hop and pop. performing at renowned festivals all over the globe in various contexts as co-leader, solo artist or sideman.
Founding member of: 5K HD, Kompost 3, Gabbeh, schtum
Member of: Synesthetic 4, Studio Dan
guest musician at Klangforum Wien, Phace, Bit20 Ensemble Bergen, Nouvelle Ensemble Contemporain and many more

i'm currently teaching "Doublebass - Contemporary Music & Extended Techniques" at university of music and performing arts vienna.
either MA - contact me if you're interested - or focus program for classical doublebass bachelor students.

my discogs profile, near-complete actually

self released solo double bass material (bandcamp)

for spotify users: here's a playlist of streamable music with me playing, producing and or mixing

kudos to austria's sra archive

for live performance dates & more content please refer to:




Kompost 3

Synesthetic 4

Studio Dan

Trio Trara

co-written/produced and/or mixed some tracks on
kerosin95 - Volume 1
Peter Rom - Wanting Machine
Synesthetic 4 - Ah Wow Ha
Pneuma feat. Manu Mayr - Intangible
Jazzorchester Vorarlberg - Leelah (Dec 2022)

very excited to announce the start of a new collaboration with Lan Rex - more TBA