CareerHe collaborated with Ellen Allien in 2003 on the album Berlinette, and again in 2006 on the album Orchestra of Bubbles.In 2004, he appeared at a John Peel session. The tracks from this session were rerecorded and reworked in the studio and released as Silizium EP in 2005, as a tribute.In 2007, he formed his own band to play the album Walls live. Raz Ohara joined him playing the stage piano and Jörg Waehner on drums. Next to playing these live shows, he continued to play his solo live sets, touring with Transforma Visuals.In May 2009, he released the self-titled album with Modeselektor under the name Moderat on BPitch Control. They have collaborated previously on an EP named Auf Kosten Der Gesundheit which was released as a limited 12" in 2002.In April 2009, he received the Qwartz Dancefloor (Electronic Music Award).Apparat's single "Holdon" features in the trailer for the 2010 Teton Gravity Research ski film Light The Wick.In 2011, he signed with the British Mute Records label, where he released his new record The Devil's Walk, named after a political poem by romantic English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, in September.His track "Goodbye", featuring Soap&Skin, was featured in the French trailer of Rust and Bone and in a climatic scene in the Season 4 finale of Breaking Bad as well as the episode Broken Home on Nikita.His track "Black Water", was featured in episode 2 in series 6 of SkinsApparat's single "Black Water" features in the trailer for the 2012 Candide Thovex ski film A few words.Another track: 'Ash/Black Veil', also featured on the 2011 snowboard documentary The Art of Flight.On September 7, 2013, he was injured in a motorcycle accident in Berlin, suffering a multiple leg fracture and postponing his tour with Moderat.