Young & passionate drummer, music producer & composer
i'm a 25 year old passionate musician. I have been touring since i was 17. I have always been playing with people, and for people. It's just what i do, and enjoy most in life. There is no music project that i wouldn't like to work on, since i absolutely love all kinds of music.
Though i mostly play genres like Rock, and metal, but i have an education in jazz / fusion drumming, so i can basically lay down any kind of track in my home studio.
I play in my two own bands:
BLINDSTONE ( danish blues rock ), signed on Grooveyard Records.
CARO ( danish thrash metal ), doing the DIY thing without any labels.
Other than that i play a lot of session gigs inside, and outside of Denmark, and i record in my home studio, which means i can deliver a recorded drum track for you within 24 hours of you sending me the song files.
Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.
- Caro ( danish metal band )
- Blindstone ( danish rock trio )
- Iron Fire ( danish power metal band )
- Shadow fate ( MOBA styled PC game )
- Freedom: You are not with me ( PC game )
- Ghost producing
- Like A Sickness ( EP )
- ALPHA (Album )
- Letchworth Village ( album )
- Sever the 6th head ( EP )
- The Seventh Cycle Of Eternity ( album )
- INFERNO ( Album )
3 ReviewsEndorse Sigurd Jøhnk-Jensen
I'm working with him on an indie videogame project. We have not released the game yet but the songs that were provided by him to this project are really nice and they fit the theme of the game in a great way. Also, he made the sound effects for us and made a very good job!
I have played a couple of gigs with Sigurd, and have had the pleasure to have him record the drums for my upcoming EP. I have only good things to say about this guy.
I can highly recommend callin' up Sigurd for drum recording & touring.. Reliable, and knows his stuff.
Interview with Sigurd Jøhnk-Jensen
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Since i tour so much, most of my inspiration comes from the people i tour with.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ability to take a step back, and just listen.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Cut frequencies before boosting.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: All the upcoming artists(!). That's where the fresh sound is.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Hard to say since i move within so many genres. But one word that keeps coming to me is ''fresh''
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Are the tracks numbered? Are the tracks instrument labeled?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That it is easy.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: question: Can you do this? answer: yes.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The freedom.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To get it done on time.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Drum, sticks, guitar, more sticks, and a cymbal
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be clear on what you want, and you'll get it.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Mix of both, even though i tend to be the more digital type.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Not yet sadly!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Just recorded drums for a new Blindstone album, soon on my way on tour, and then back to record another album.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Blindstone - The seventh cycle of eternity Because it's the best drums i've ever recorded, and the sound was huge!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Drum recording, touring, songwriting, and mixing.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: A big variety of drumkits, cymbals, and snares. I mainly use Logic Pro X for all tasks, with a big variety of plug-ins.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: This is a typical session for me: Receive the track, listen, write notes, and then i go record. If i'm mixing, i like to listen to raw demos, also very gladly REHEARSAL demos, to get the vibe of the song.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: If i'm drumming i bring a tight groove, with whatever details you want on it. If i'm mixing, i bring a fresh and modern sound, yet staying true to what the song needs.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, metal, hip hop, pop, orchestral, country, blues.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Music! Always music. I've been doing music professionally since i was 17.