Jeff Witscher

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Also known asRene Hell, Secret Abuse, Marble Sky, Abelar Scout, Impregnable
Born (1983-08-13) August 13, 1983 (age 40)
OriginLong Beach, California, U.S.
  • Electronic
  • Computer music
  • Experimental
  • Noise Music
  • Podcast
Years active2001–present
Associated acts
  • Oneohtrix Point Never
  • James Ferraro
  • Sun Araw
  • Pete Swanson
  • No Age
  • Daren Ho
  • Jack Callahan (die Reihe)

Jeff Witscher (born August 13, 1983) is an American electronic musician. He has recorded and performed under many aliases, of which the best-known is Rene Hell.[1][2][3]

Witscher got his start in the underground music scene in Los Angeles, CA in the early 2000s performing with his brother Greg in groups such as Rainbow Blanket and Cruel Face. Following a move to Iowa City in 2007 Witscher began using the moniker Rene Hell. During this time he began the label Agents of Chaos, on which released the earliest Rene Hell releases along with releases by Keith Fullerton Whitman, Greg Davis and many others. In 2013 he released Vanilla Call Option on PAN.[4]

In 2018 he released Approximately 1,000 Beers on his own imprint Salon.

In April 2019 he performed at the festival Neo-Pastiche: Changes in American Music at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville, NC alongside the Petr Kotik, the S.E.M. Ensemble and other contemporary Experimental artists.[5]


As Rene Hell

  • Vanilla Call Options LP (PAN, 2013)
  • Music for Reliquary House / In 1980 I Was a Blue Square (split with Oneohtrix Point Never LP (NNA Tapes, 2012)
  • The Terminal Symphony LP (Type, 2011)
  • Porcelain Opera LP (Type, 2010)

As Jeff Witscher

  • Bifurcating A Resounding No! CD (Salon, 204)
  • Approximately 1,000 Beers CD (Salon, 2018)
  • Cob Music Cassette (Bánh Mì Verlag, 2019)

In the media



  1. ""Hello, Rene Hell!"". Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. "Rene Hell Explains the Conscious and Unconscious Shift of The Terminal Symphony". Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  3. "INTERVIEW: Rene Hell". Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  4. "Rene Hell "Vanilla Call Option"". Retrieved 26 April 2020.

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