Stephan Schmeusser

Remote drum recording

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Professional drum-tracks for your recording with exactly the right sound and feel! My name is Stephan Schmeusser and I’m a drummer from Germany. I studied music at Bruckner Conservatorium Linz/A and over the last 30 years, I have played all kinds of music professionally. For more information, please go to:

My equipment includes:
Vintage Ludwig and Gretsch drum kits and modern DW state of the art drums.
I also own a great selection of snare drums.

I record with Pro Tools (24bit/48kHz) and with ribbon, tube, condenser and dynamic microphones from Neumann, Cascade, Sennheiser, Shure, AKG, Rode, Audio Technica, SE, etc.

I play a lot of different genres including:
Pop, rock, soul, funk, R&B, hip-hop, blues, New Orleans, country, reggae, latin, polka, swing, big band, jazz, etc.

Just for the record, I do not play double bass drum or congas but I can use timbales, shakers, tambourines, cowbells etc.

I can offer you up to 16 HQ-audio multi-track files either raw and phase-checked or pre-mixed as WAV (BD in, BD out, snare top, snare bottom, snare crunch, hihat, tom hi, tom low, overheads, crunch-mic, wurst-mic, tube mono room, ribbon stereo room).

Song lenght: up till 5 minutes (300 seconds)
2 Revisions are no problem
Delivery time appx. 1 week

For more information, please check out my website and my YouTube channel.

If you need drum-tracks for your recording, please feel free to contact me.

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Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with Stephan Schmeusser

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

  2. A: On my time :-)

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

  4. A: Making music

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

  6. A: Which bpm?

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

  8. A: Please ask anything you would like!

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

  10. A: :-) no gear on a desert island

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

  12. A: I studied drums and played professionally, all kinds of music over 30 years.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: less is more

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

  16. A: John Mayer, James Taylor, both write great songs.

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

  18. A: Soul, Blues, R'n'B, Jazz, Big Band, Pop, Rock, ect.

  19. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  20. A: Hearing

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

  22. A: Taste and feel

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: Vintage Ludwig and Gretsch drumsets or modern DW state of the art drums. A nice selection of different snares, includiung Ludwig, Gretsch, DW, Yamaha, Tama, Handcraft. Recording with Pro Tools (24bit / 48kHz), Ribbon- , tube- , condenser- and dynamic microphones from Neumann, Cascade, Sennheiser, Shure, AKG, Rode, Audio Technica, SE. Up to 16 channels: BD in, BD out, SD top, SD btm, SD crunch, HH, Tom hi, Tom low, overheads, crunch mic, wurst-mic, tube mono room, ribbon stereo room

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

  26. A: Steve Gadd, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Jordan, Aaron Sterling, Jim Keltner, Zigaboo Modeliste,

Streetlife - Sweet touch of love

I was the Drummer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Steve Jordan
  • Jeff Porcaro
  • Jim Keltner
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage Ludwig and Gretsch drums
  • DW modern state of the art drums. Ribbon
  • tube
  • condenser and dynamic microphones from Neumann
  • Cascade
  • Sennheiser
  • Shure
  • AKG
  • Rode
  • Audio Technica
  • SE
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