Glenn Welman

Session drummer.

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Glenn Welman on SoundBetter

Over the years I have been fortunate enough to record and perform drums on over 2000 tracks through various online and remote portals. With 20+ years behind the kit and 18 years behind the mixing desk you can be certain I will supply high end drum tracks for your project.

Hello, my name is Glenn and I'm a Drummer and Recording Engineer, based in Richmond, United Kingdom. I have recorded drums on over 2000 songs with outstanding results and feedback from Artists and Producers from all over the world. I aim for groove and musicality in all that I do, but can also bring some "chops" where needed. I pride myself on being customer-focused and always aim to deliver the best results possible!

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

54 Reviews - 11 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Steve Maier
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    Worked for 3 songs with him and everytime the first take I got send was perfect!

  2. Review by Steve Maier
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    Again a great job, perfect sound and fast in providing the tracks!

  3. Review by Steve Maier
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    Just wow. Recorded a killer track with great sound within one day. Super easy communication.
    Not the last one!

  4. Review by Jacob G.
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    always fast turnaround and meets expectations

  5. Review by Jonathan L.
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    Very fast and very good, I would highly recommend.

  6. Review by Jacob G.
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    Always the best. Thanks Glenn!

  7. Review by Jacob G.
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    Glenn is awesome! Turn around time super fast and killed the job. Will for sure be using him in the future.

  8. Review by Eric
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    Working with Glenn was about as easy as it gets! He's great on communication and delivers very professional results. 100% recommended and I'm looking forward to working together in the future!

  9. Review by Jim AvivA
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    It was great to work with Glenn again. He is a top drummer, no doubt.

  10. Review by Matthew K.
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    Totally professional tracks fro a great drummer! Glenn is a talented guy that delivers. It is nice to send of a song and get such great tracks!

  11. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn is perfect as usual. We did another long song (6.30). Rock On!!!

  12. Review by Katherine Christie Evans
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    I can highly recommend Glenn. He is responsive and professional to deal with. He delivered high-quality drum tracks, and they were exactly what I asked for. Thank you!

  13. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn did a great job for me! We have recorded the whole album and it was a wonderful journey! Glenn is an outstanding drummer and uncommon musician.

  14. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn did a great job for my song! He is a real master of heavy metal stuff. Recommend for everyone!!!

  15. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn is a great drummer. He did another song for me (already 5th). He feels the mood of the song and embodies his drive in it.

  16. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn is great as usual! I like his feelings and grooves which are never ending up.

  17. Review by Jo R.
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    You always get so much more than what you pay for with Glenn. Super tight playing, great communication and always very responsive towards your songs.

  18. Review by Jo R.
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    Pure perfection! Nothing much to add!

  19. Review by Jo R.
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    What can I say, brilliant as always! Superb work and a really nice guy to work with!

  20. Review by Jim AvivA
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    Glenn was great as usual! Great and talanted drummer! Recommend to all Who loves to Rock!!!

Interview with Glenn Welman

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Drumming for a British Prog Rock band called War Elephant. Really pushed me technically and the results where spectacular!

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Mix and Master project.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Yes. Alex VanTrue - unbelievable vocalist that I have used several times!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital. It's what I know and what I can deliver with in a high quality, time-efficient manner. Analog is great, but if you dont know what you're doing it will not get great results.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I will always go out of my way to deliver beyond expectations.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Everything. I wouldn't change it for the world.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Must I record to a click track. Yes!

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That it's easy.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Many. It is important to be 100% sure of requirements and expectations so as not to waste anyone's time.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Go with your gut.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Ukulele, loaded iPod, Kick, snare and hats.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: Been going for 17 years plus. Initially doing more Film, TV and Radio production, but lately going more into music production.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Clean and polished.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Anyone who is passionate.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: If it sounds good, you're doing it right. Don't get caught up in too many "rules".

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Rock to Metal.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Audio production without doubt.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Hopefully groove and musicality above flash.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: Work hard until its right!

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Steinberg Nuendo 7 DAW. MOTU audio interfaces. M-Audio and Allen&Heath pre-amps.

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: As far as drums go, the groove god - Steve Gadd. Production wise, Rick Rubin, Terry Date, Kevin Shirley.

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Session drumming, mixing and mastering.

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Gear Highlights
  • Mapex 100% maple kit
  • a wide range of high-end snares
  • Sabian AAX cymbals
  • Focusrite preamps
  • Shure mics.
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