Dieter Mauson was born in Leer, a small town in the north-west of Germany. In 1982 he startet as a bass player in several punk and no-wave bands in his hometown and was then bass- and guitar-player and singer in the post-punk duos NOSTALGIE ÉTERNELLE and OPFER DER HINGABE. He also founded the electronic duo DELTA-SLEEP-INDUCING PEPTIDE in 1989. In 1992 he started his first ambient solo-project called MAJESTIC TWELVE. In 1995 - having two children - life changed and stopped making music for nearly 15 years. In 2009 NOSTALGIE ÉTERNELLE came back to life and some years later also OPFER DER HINGABE and DELTA-SLEEP-INDUCING PEPTIDE were reactivated. In 2011 Dieter started his new solo project called OCCUPIED HEAD. In 2016 Dieter met Cristóbal Rawlins from Santiago/Chile and they started their electronic duo 7697 MILES. In 2017 Dieter travelled to Chile and one year later to Peru to record music and to play concerts there. In 2018 Dieter and two friends of him started the techno/post-punk/country/ electronic trio SAUERSTOFFF. OCCUPIED HEAD has played concerts in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Chile, Peru, Lithuania, France and Spain so far. After some online releases STEADY is his first physical release.