Bio




Chris is a session drummer, producer, solo-artist, label-owner and collaborator living and working in Berlin.

As a session drummer, he is known for his genre-bending and stylistically versatile approach - always dynamic, expressive and musical. Focusing on an elegant pocket, vintage drum tones and the organic implementation of electronics, Chris has made himself a name in a large variety of contexts, ranging between pop, hip-hop, singer-songwriter, jazz, experimental and electronic music.

Chris is offering recording sessions via his private tracking and writing studio The Tracking Farm

He has been very fortunate to tour, record and/or collaborate with a wide range of internationally acclaimed artists & producers such as:

Alice Phoebe Lou, Kyson, Merryn Jeann, Hush MossMajan, BadchieffBadmómzjay, Bozza
Quinn Oulton, Demae, Glia, Carlos Niño, Parra for CuvaNoah Becker, DuenditaEx Olympic, Rob Shelton, August Charles, Olmo, Jesper Munk, Jackpal, Noah TaylorYum Yuck, The Offline, Action BronsonDoron Segal Trio, OSOO, Frank Dillane, YAH3, Martin & James, Rieko OkudaAchim Kaufmann, Tobias Delius, Liz Kosack, Vincent von Schlippenbach / DJ Illvibe, Otis SandsjöDan Peter Sundland, Dag Magnus Narvesen, to name a few.

As a producer and sound designer, Chris has founded the creative agency chhhhhh, which has collaborated with major brands such as Mercedes Benz, Drive Now, Nokia, VIU Eyewear, Deutsche Bahn, ARD Television, NDR Television, WIRED, Goethe Institute, Karla Otto, GAP, Zalando and many more.

His electronic solo project holymachines is focusing on abstract electronic music, using Sunhouse Sensory Percussion and Max/MSP to manipulate samples and found sounds to finally reassemble them as bold new sonic gestures. His audiovisual debut album IMAGE VERSION is featuring work by video artist and motion designer AQUIET.

As a curator, he is active as the co-founder of Berlin-based audiovisual label AVERAGE NEGATIVE and experimental concert series LIQUID SOUNDS, both focused on genre-free, creative music. Chris proudly endorses Sunhouse Sensory PercussionIstanbul Mehmet Cymbals.