Arthur Hnatek (pronounced Na-tek), drummer/composer/electronica artist, is a 1990 born Swiss contemporary musician. Active as an electronica artist, Arthur performs and produces live solo-electronic music in his project SWIMS, published by Mouthwatering Records. One of his latest track was named “Best Swiss Electronic Track of 2021” by SRF3 and is often featured on BBC Radio 6. He is also active as a composer for his jazz projects, the “Arthur Hnatek Trio” (ZKB Jazzpreis winner 2019). Their debut album STATIC was released in 2021 on London label Whirlwind Recordings.
After graduating from “The New School” in New York, Arthur has traveled the world drumming with Nonesuch and ECM recording pianist Tigran Hamasyan or part of the Erik Truffaz Quartet. Those experiences has led him to establish his drumming and as a highly acclaimed international musician.
He lives today in Zürich, Switzerland.