Bruder started his musical career in 1987. In the 1990's he was a member of the Berlin Hardcore-Punk / Crossover band Gunjah and the HipHop / Funk band CPS. Since the year 2000 he has also been musically active with his partner Kronstädta under the name Bruder&Kronstädta and Das Department. Alongside his own bands and audioplays, Bruder worked with bands like the H-Blockx, Joseph Cotton, Della Miles, Daddy Freddy and other artists. He toured across Europe and released singles, EPs and several albums.