live & studio
""It's not about technique.
It's about groove and sound that makes people dance.""
Who is FRED?
FREDERIC MICHEL is a professional drummer who was born in 1990 and raised in the Odenwald area in Southern Germany.
He has always been fascinated by drumming, which became a reality at a local music school at the age of 9 years.
Some years later, he met Lui Ludwig (Uwe Ochsenknecht, Jule Neigel Band) who gave him private lessons from there on. In the following years he also received private lessons by Flo Dauner (Die Fantastischen Vier, The Voice of Germany) or Moritz Mueller (Aura Dione, The Intersphere, Gianna Nannini) among many others, his style and technique improved steadily.
Over the years, FRED has played a key role in many of his own bands wich developed into professional directions.
2013 FRED was given the opportunity to study drums (...)
FRED is known for his tasty and groovy drumsound in the studio and on stage aswell as for his extensive knowledge about drum equipment, tuning and micing drums.
FRED offers a tasty and groovy drumsound in the studio and on stage aswell as an extensive knowledge about drum equipment, tuning and micing drums.
Having a miced drumset on hand, ready to be recorded at any time, had always been his dream. In 2016, FRED made his dream come true. Since then, he
is doing recordings for several national and international artists and record labels.
Digital 32 track or vintage 8-track tape recording?
FRED plays the drums or you will play?
You need a whole live band recording?
You need a band for a studio recording or live shows?
„Everything is possible"
You are not from Germany or can't visit FRED in his studio?
No problem! Send your drumfree songs to FRED and he will send back his recorded drum tracks to wherever you are on the planet.
Get FRED for your recordings or live show by today!
""Gear is not everything.
it's more about your personal style of playing, but gear that supports
your style and your sound
as good as possible
will let you feel more confident.''