Michael started his career at HANSA TONSTUDIOS BERLIN.
After 5 years of studying all tricks and tools of the recording trade he became a
freelance Recording Engineer / Mixer. In the mid 80’s Michael was in such high
demand by the Japanese music scene that he moved to Tokyo >>>

to enhance his knowledge of newest technologies and being right at the pulse of techno & pop/rock.
During Michael’s 7 years in Japan he became one of the most requested
engineers of the Japanese Pop and Rock scene which resulted in over 150
albums (incl. over 50 Top Ten Hits)
In the beginning of the 90’s, Michael build his new base in London. His multi
cultural music knowledge as well as technical sense combined with his own
unique equipment collection made it possible for him to feel at home in studios
around the world.
Michael’s vast experience in all types of recording and mixing made him a very
demanded specialist for the “difficult” jobs in the business i.e. Live recordings
and mixing, live Broadcast, Strings Brass, Orchestra and Choir recordings...
- 350+ projects-

My credits include

AllMusic verified credits for Michael Zimmerling:

  • Marc Almond
  • Marc Almond
  • Simply Red
  • Fangoria
  • Gary Go
  • Glay
  • Glay
  • Glay
  • Sertab Erener
  • Sertab Erener
  • Freemasons
  • Simply Red
  • Simply Red
  • Simply Red
  • Bailey Tzuke
  • Freemasons
  • Freemasons
  • Freemasons
  • Kathy Brown
  • Kathy Brown
  • Simply Red
  • Tomoyasu Hotei
  • Simply Red
  • Simply Red
  • Tomoyasu Hotei
  • Tomoyasu Hotei
  • Simply Red
  • Glay
  • Simply Red
  • Judy and Mary
  • P.J. Proby
  • Novela
  • Einstürzende Neubauten
  • Einstürzende Neubauten
  • Glay
  • Glay

Gear highlights

  • E.A.R 660
  • Western Electric
  • MA-670 (Emma)
  • Joe Meek comp
  • E.A.R. 825
  • 2 x API 550a
  • 2 x Siemens W295b
  • Peavey Tube Spring Reverb
  • Klemt Echolette

Genres I specialize in

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