Michael Hierer, Greven, NRW

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04/17/2020 – Video clip of “Sparflamme” (“on the back burner”)

For the MDR’s #gemeinsamstarkchallenge (COVID-19 challenge for artists by a German radio station) I made a video clip of a song that I particularly wrote for that challenge with my good friend and colleague Turid Müller: “Sparflamme” (eng.: “on the back burner”). Cause it feels as if the world stood […]



E-Guitars: Fender, AriaProII A-Guitars: Taylor, Fender, Yamaha, Hanika Basses: Squire, Ibanez Amps: Fender, Kemper Further stringed Instruments: Mandolin (neapolitan, flat), Oud, Timple, Guitalele Keys, Synths, Controller: Kawai, Yamaha, Waldorf, Korg, Omnisphere, Native Instruments, Spitfire Audio, Novation, Akai And else: Accordeon, Casiotone, Chordorgan, Calimba, Recorder, Ocarina



Microphones: AKG C414 XLS Neumann KM184 Oktava Mk 012 Aston Starlight Aston Origin Heil PR35 Sennheiser MD421N, HN Sennheiser MD441 Marantz MPM-3000 Lauten Audio LA-120 Grundig GKM 17 (1958) Shure SM58, SM57 … Preamps and Converters: ART Voice Channel RME Fireface 802 RME ADI-8 DS Audient ASP008 RME Fireface UCX […]

Kaltern Pop 2019 - Nicholas Müller
Foto: Danny Kötter

12/28/2019 – Nicholas Müller sold out, new pics

Nicholas Müller’s event “Zum Sterben zu schön” (too beautiful to die) in Cologne (D) on the 31st of upcoming January is sold out.  Yay.  So here are some new pics of the Kaltern Pop Festival 2019 gigs with him: Musician


07/21/2018 – Video WN

With the story in the newspaper, the Westfälische Nachrichten have published a nice little video about me:

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2018/07/19 – Westfälische Nachrichten

Published today in Westfälische Nachrichten and Münstersche Zeitung. I’d like to thank Günter Benning very much for the nice story.


07/18/2018 – Celler Schule

It finally happened.  A few days ago I finished the “Celler Schule” and may now oficially (but with humility and gratefulness) call myself “exCellent”.  Once each year, the Celler Schule educates 10 German speaking lyricists with a scholarship of the GEMA-Stiftung.  The 2 weeks in Springe (the Celle location had […]

Jäzzekuchen Profil mit Schriftzug

06/30/2018 – Jäzzekuchen: And then you were gone

Soon there will be new videos by Jäzzekuchen. Meanwhile, here’s a clip of a song, which I orginally wrote about 15 years ago already. Heart ache and such: And then you were gone.

Duo Saite an Saite Cover

06/30/2018 – Duo Saite an Saite’s debut CD

The eponymous debut recording of “Duo Saite an Saite” has been released. For the CD with works by Saint-Saens, Vivaldi, Massenet, Monti, Bochsa and Tournier I have served as recording, mixing and mastering engineer. Further information about the artists can be found HERE.


01/22/2018 – Celler Schule

It’s official.  Has been for a while.  But why rush now? I am profoundly honored to have been admitted to this year’s “Celler Schule”. The Celler Schule (School of Celle) is the only German master class for lyricists and has already taught or sharpened numerous lyricists (whom I highly appreciate) […]