C. Reider lives in Northern Colorado, in the United States.
- Composer. Working in the difficult-to-describe field of abstract electronic, electro-acoustic and process music - with a recent interest in improvised performing and field recording.
- Netlabel manager. Collections include Vuzh Music netlabel, Derivative Netlabel, Dystimbria netlabel, and the internet sound archives for Drone Forest and Sound Through Barriers.
- Active networker. Member of a community of people making music, and distributing it for free with Creative Commons licensing.