Rudi Fischerlehner plays drums in various 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.
Born in 1977 in Austria he was introduced to the drums in his childhood and quickly started playing in rock and jazz-bands as a teenager in the area around Linz. Following a period studying classical percussion he moved to Vienna and now divides his time between there and Berlin.
His current projects include the improvising trio Rupp / Müller / Fischerlehner and the percussion-drums-electronics trio Fiium Shaarrk. He is also closely associated with Peter Van Huffel´s Gorilla Mask, Tonia Reeh and the Berlin band Princessin Hans.
Rudi also works for or has worked with; Pinx, Erste Stufe Haifisch, Bonaparte, Sound 8 Orchestra, Blisk, Blendwerk, Roh, Grid Mesh, Andreas Willers´ Montauk (with Dominique Pifarely and Alain Grange), in trio with Jörg Hochapfel and Horst Nonnenmacher, Tom Arthurs´ Subtopia (feat. Ingrid Laubrock) and many more.
Albums on Not Applicable:
Willing Suspension of Disbelief – Frank Paul Schubert / Rudi Fischerlehner
Tam – Rupp-Müller-Fischerlehner
No Fiction Now! – Fiium Shaarrk
A Further Insight Into Not Applicable – Andreas Willers / Anna Kaluza / Isambard Khroustaliov / Lothar Ohlmeier / Maurizio Ravalico / Rudi Fischerlehner / Tom Arthurs