Rudi Fischerlehner is an Austrian drummer active in different musical projects that fall between improvised and experimental music, jazz and post-rock. He also composes and produces music for bands, film and performances. Fischerlehner was introduced to the drums in his childhood and quickly started playing in bands as a teenager around Linz. Following a period studying classical percussion he moved to Vienna, travelled to Africa and China, spent a few months in New York and now resides in Berlin. His current projects include Xenofox with Olaf Rupp, RMF with Rupp and Matthias Müller, La Tourette with Tonia Reeh and Fiium Shaarrk. Fischerlehner works in collaboration with Gorilla Mask, Parrot´s Feathers with Matthias Schubert and Antonio Borghini, Julie Sassoon Quartet, Erste Stufe Haifisch, Andreas Willers, Tristan Honsinger, Dominique Pifarely, Ingrid Laubrock, Frank Paul Schubert, Zsolt Sőrés, Sound8Orchestra, Bonaparte and many others. Projects in which he features have been regularly invited to important festivals and clubs worldwide and featured on radio programmes such as Ö1, BBC Radio 3 and Deutschlandfunk. As a producer and composer for film soundtracks he contributed to movies by Ella Raidel, Johanna Kirsch and Katharina Lampert and was involved in the video or performance work of Katrin Plavcak, Wilhelm Groener, Rainer Kohlberger, Haroon Mirza and Tarek Atoui. www.rudifischerlehner.net

Rudi Fischerlehner appears on: THE PROCRUSTEAN BED – digressions

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