Dennis Bajer is a music producer and audio engineer based in Hamburg, Germany. At the age of 16, he has been to a recording studio for his first time and didn’t want to miss it ever since. After finishing school, he started studying media technology focusing on audio production. During this time he has been working for several recording studios and bands as a co-producer and audio engineer. Furthermore he has been part of young-talent-programmes such as RockCity’s Doppelkopf (mentor: Philipp Schwär) and Popkultur Berlin Nachwuchs.
Since 2019, Dennis also works as a FoH-engineer mainly focusing on creative fx live mixing for artists. Since 2023 he started as freelance Toningenieur for ARD tagesschau/tagesthemen (German public television, approximately 12 million viewers).
“Music has been my playmate, my lover and my crying towel.”
|Place of birth:||Hamburg, Germany|
|April 2017 – February 2019||Master of arts systematic musicology @ Universität Hamburg (no degree)|
|March 2011 – March 2017||Bachelor of science media technology @ Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg, bachelor thesis: A debate on minimalistic vs. multi-microphone drum recordings|
work & experience
|April 2023 – today||freelance Toningenieur @ NDR/ARD tagesschau/tagesthemen in Hamburg|
|May 2016 – today||freelance audio engineer & producer based @ Elevate Studios in Hamburg|
|July 2014 – May 2016||assistant to Benjamin Oechsle (record producer & sound designer) @ Elevate Studios in Hamburg|
|August 2013 – April 2015||writing & social media, PR, video- & audio productions @ social markets AG in Hamburg|
|March 2012 – some long long time ago||getting to know the basics & a little working @ Elbstudios – recording studio & music production in Hamburg|
|February 2012- March 2012||internship @ Elbstudios – recording studio & music production in Hamburg|
|August 2007 – July 2008||Patterson, California, USA|