Les Schaeffer

Categories: Engineers, Producers

Genres: Alternative, Blues, Jazz, Rock

Contact

Les Schaeffer
Regina, SK

Mobile: (306) 209-8285

Description

Les is an experienced, versatile drummer / percussionist with a professional background of over 18 years in the Regina, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto areas. He is an accomplished live and studio musician, drum tech, and has years of teaching experience having taught privately, and in large ensemble settings. Les has been heavily involved with marching percussion programs in Regina and Calgary, and continues to offer clinics and rudimental instruction from beginner to advanced levels.  

As a graduate of the Professional Sound & Business Studio Production program at Metalworks Institute (Metalworks Studios), Les is also furthering his professional career in the music industry as a music producer, and audio engineer. He has had the privilege to work in studio with notable artists such as Drake, Randy Bachman, Tom Cochrane, Parkway Drive, Cone McCaslin, and David Bottrill.

Les is currently on the SaskMusic Board of Directors, is a freelance Audio Engineer / Music Producer under the name Split Level Sound based in Regina, the drummer and engineer for local band Robot Hive and continues to play as a freelance drummer in a variety of genres and settings throughout the province. 

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Discography

  • Drake - Nothing Was The Same

    Various Artists

    September 2013

    Metalworks Studios:

    Assistant

    Grammy nominated - Best Rap Album 

    Juno Award - Rap Recording of the Year

  • Parkway Drive - Ire

    Various Artists

    September 2015

    Metalworks Studios:

    Drum Tech

    Percussion

    Assistant

  • Tom Cochrane - Take It Home

    Various Artists

    September 2015

    Metalworks Studios:

    Assistant Engineer

  • To The Wolves

    Various Artists

    October 2014

    Metalworks Studios:

    Co-Producer

    Assistant Engineer

    Drummer

  • Bev Zizzy - Standing on a Platform of Kindness

    Various Artists

    June 2016

    Studio One Recording:

    Music Production

    Engineer

    Assistant Engineer

    Drummer

     

  • Randy Bachman - Heavy Blues

    Various Artists

    April 2015

    Metalworks Studios:

    Assistant

Audio

No More - To The Wolves

Electric Heel

From Robot Hive