Sylvain Chauveau was born in 1971 in the French town of Bayonne, but now lives in Brussels. His extensive discography is enriched by various collaborations on projects such as 0, Arca and On. In addition, he has composed many film soundtracks and music for theatre productions. Sylvain collaborated with Stephan Mathieu and recorded a set of songs with lyrics by Bill Callahan, that were featured on the Palimpsest album and arranged the version of the song Vltava" on the compilation Worx & Reworx by the Czech group Clarinet Factory. Depeche Mode fans will appreciate his acoustic versions of the hits by the synthpop legends, that are featured on the album Down To The Bone, which also includes the Ensemble Nocturne.