Friedel Muders is a graphic designer and owner of the Fuego label, which was founded in 1984. He is a pioneer of the German independent scene and has also gained experience with major labels. Over the course of many years, he has experienced many developments in the music business and has also played a significant role in determining some of them. Friedel Muders is responsible for the management of Versengold and Mr. Hurley & Die Pulveraffen. In addition, Friedel has the music publishing company called Edition Fuego and he is an Echo Award winner for the design and support of the Guano Apes website.