I'm going to record blasting multitrack drums to support your metal mix or mix your awesome metal song! Feel free to contact me and ask any questions you have about my gear, experience, workflow or more. I'll see you around!
Greetings, fellow metalfans!
My name is Stefan and I've been a drummer for 15 years now. You being here means, that you are looking for someone who's able to bring your metal song to the next level, be it in mixing or drum tracks.
I'd love to help you and I'll give 100% until you're totally satisfied with the result. Remember that smile on your face after hearing your finished songs the first time? That's what I want to achieve for you!
So let's get started, shall we?!
Previous and current drum teachers:
- Alain Ackermann (Eluveitie), currently
- Vic Hardt (Jazzcampus Basel)
- Lorenz Hunziker (The Bianca Story)
- Gut Audio, Basel
- multitrack drum recording (12 mics)
- Song mixing
I want you to be 100% happy about the result!
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Bijkerk Records
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My first band during school time (big band).
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Creating songs for my band "Via Morti"
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Recording is analog (mics), mixing digital as analog improves mixing quality 10%(and only payable by big recording studios)
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: We'll get the job done the way you like it
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Playing drums, being creative
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Fixing client's songs
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: BPM, style, inspirational bands
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be clear about the idea you have as you are the only one who knows exactly what you mean Keep it short and simple
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Kick, snare, hihat, Ride, Sticks xD
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Drumming for 15 years, creating songs for 7 years (playing guitar, bass and singing as well)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Hard, groovy, linear
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't overdo in technical stuff Music is for listening, so listen while producing!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Heavy metal
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Double bass grooving
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: "The Band is as good as its drummer" To me this means that the drums bring rythm and emotion to the song It need to be well mixed and placed with guitars, bass and vocals to create the ambient a song needs.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listening to and analyzing the song Trying different beats and grooves Recording demo versions Recording final multitrack
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Overhead: AKG c214 Kick: Sennheiser e 602-ii Snare: Shure SM57 Toms: Audix D2 & D4 Vocals: Shure SM7B
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Chris Adler (Lamb of God), Alain Ackermann (Eluveitie), Themis Tolis (Rotting Christ), Tomas Haake (Meshuggah)
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Multitrack drum recording