Richard Pinhas recorded seven influential albums as the leader of French space-rock pioneers HELDON in the 70s, with a further five solo records before his six-year break from music in 1982. Since returning to the form in the 90s he has been prolific, collaborating with such luminaries as Merzbow, Yoshida Tatsuya, Oren Ambarchi, Barry Cleveland, and Wolf Eyes. In 2017 he released his first record on Bureau B ("Reverse"), followed by reissues of early solo works and Heldon albums in 2018.