Hi! I'm Rainer and here to let YOUR music sound better. International heartbeat, German quality understanding, loving all styles with a modern approach. Awarded drummer and musical director for Gil Ofarim. Just hit *Contact Rainer* if you are as curious and uncomplicated as me!
Deep multitrack live drums, a warm room, serving the song.
The studio is surrounded by pure nature and so is the vibe: relaxed and intense.
Experienced and focused professional session and live drummer.
Educated in reading and playing in all styles of contemporary music from pop to hard rock, jazz to latin/world.
ALL-IN-GUARANTEE: You will get the best performance I can deliver on every single take - always trying to make 'em dance!
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
5 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Rainer
Rainer is my first choice, when I need drum tracks.
His playing is always supportive for the song and he's got the feeling for any style. Beyond that he's a very inspiring and interesting musical personality.
Excellent! Thank you :)
Rainer understands every kind of music and interprets your song very sensitively.
His playing on the drums is always reliable and sensitive.
He delivers drum samples on a high level and everyone can use them in his production in the best possible way.
He's the guy you're looking for!
Perfect sound, feeling, ideas and and a very nice person.
Very fast work with the perfect feel for the song.
Not my last one !
Rainer is an awesome drummer that gets into the music. He's not only playing a drum track but also he puts a lot of professional experience, creativity and feeling for the song into it. This very friendly and reliable guy delivered the perfect base for my album within a few days. Not "only" a drummer... a musician!
Interview with Rainer
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: On the song that you will send me!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Mishell (vocals), Redboxx Mastering, Tobias Wendl (mixing), Steve S. (guitars)
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Many people don't know which styles I have played yet. They are many.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Why did you wait?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be yourself and tell what you think!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Sensitive but powerful, organic but structured.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Getting the demo, making decisions, bringing the music to life. Communication is the key.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: The room and the playing are the secret, not the gear... Minimum of twelve high quality mics and their fitting preamps, my drums and cymbals that let my soul speak.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Spreading some love through my drumming!
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Gil Ofarim's "Das Längste Lied" because I had to beat the whole sh*t out of my drums and you can feel this through the speakers!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both, there is no reason for limits.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I give everything, every time!
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Of course I take the time because I love this!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A drumset, a mic, an interface, a computer and an internet router :-D
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: At the age of 15 I knew this it what I wanna do for my living, with 18 it started to work :-)
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I play with different people all the time, that's why I am looking forward working with people I don't know yet!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Serve. The. Song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Latin, Heavy, you name it.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: To play what I wanna hear.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Everything I have. Plus my experience as a live and recording drummer for over 20 years.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Everbody inspires me!