James Gadson is a hero of mine and I consider it an honour that he agreed to do an interview with me. He played drums on numerous incredible albums. Just check his credit list on allmusic.com and you´ll see what I´m talking about. „Talking to: James Gadson“ weiterlesen
„Big in Japan“ is the opening track of the album Mule Variations (1999). The seed of the song is this distorted riff the song starts with. This riff inspired me to play something on the drumset which has a similar distorted and forward moving vibe to it. „Soundcheck: Tom Waits – Big in Japan“ weiterlesen
Towels on the drums, dry, dead: Everybody has their own inspiration for this kind of sound. There are numerous examples for it in pop music. My inspiration is the song „Hey Jude“ by the Beatles. In this video I show you my version of what Ringo Starr did on this piece of music history.
„Soundcheck: Hey Jude“ weiterlesen
I spent one month in Los Angeles recently to meet the musicians who play and record the music that I love. Victor Indrizzo is one of them. Here is a small selection of artists he worked with:
„Im Gespräch mit: Victor Indrizzo“ weiterlesen
Sigi Mittermayr und ich haben uns vorgenommen, öfter gemeinsam Musik zu machen: ohne Click und ohne Schnitte, weil diese unmittelbare Art zu spielen uns beiden am meisten Freude macht. Diese kleine Besetzung hat außerdem den Vorteil, dass sehr viel Raum für (Schlagzeug-)Sound ist. „Soundcheck: „Wish you were here““ weiterlesen