Bastiaan Maris worked, among others, with Eric Hobjin and the American 'Survival Research Laboratories'. He is a true (mechanical) machine builder, and chemo acoustic engineer. Together with Egon Egal, he formed the Berliner Pyrophoniker, and
closely collaborated with Jeffrey Funt on various pryo-acoustic music
instruments and flame throwers. Some (live) works, such as Large Hot Pipe Organ where released on CD (Staalplaat); other important works include A symphony of Pulse Jets.