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Jasper Barendregt

Dodecahedron, Our Oceans, Ulsect


With MEINL since:



October 05, 1988

Place of birth:

The Hague, Netherlands

Currently living in:

Tilburg, Netherlands

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

My “panzer fahrrad” (a huge bike to transport some gear short distances)

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Recording, mixing, graphic design, cooking, working out

Favorite Food:

Thai-, Japanese-, Chinese- & Indian cuisine (curries, stir-fries, etc.)

Favorite Drink:

Water, coffee, cranberry juice, speciality beers


Ernst van Ee, Olaf Fase, Matthijs de Ridder, Rob Kramer, René Creemers, Arthur Lijten & more

Highlight of your career so far:

Doing exclusive shows with a diversity of projects abroad. Working with talented friends in & around the studio. Playing Roadburn Festival 2013 with Nihill. Getting signed with MEINL. 

Drumming strengths:

Playing extreme music with a human measure. Being versatile, reliable and creative. Bringing other people their work to a higher level while bringing something new to the table. 

Drumming means to me:

An endless path of developing, challenging and expressing myself, and a great way to work together with different people, towards numerous goals.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Approach your music from various angles! Always be open for feedback. Listen to everything & everyone and then extract what works for you. This is key to musical growth. 

How would you describe yourself:

Very reliable(!), honest, appreciative, serious, hard-working and open-minded. 

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

I’ve lived it my way and achieved the things I’ve worked hard for - I wouldn’t want to trade it with anyone!