Gunnar Olsen is a professional drummer and producer, born and raised in New York City. He began making a name for himself drumming with The Exit, a power trio from Brooklyn, that he co-founded. Since 2014, he has been touring with electronic artist Big Data, adding dynamic live drumming to the band’s self described ‘Paranoid electronic pop music’. Gunnar is also a founding member of New York band MOTHER FEATHER, whose sound is a blitzkrieg of Pop, Cock Rock, and Glam. The band has been hailed locally for their live performance.
Currently Gunnar is becoming one of New York’s most in demand studio drummers. He has recorded for Miley Cyrus, Bruce Springsteen, Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips, Gavin DeGraw, Shakira, A Great Big World, O.A.R., Five For Fighting, and The Fray amongst others.
PUSCIFER, BIG DATA, MOTHER FEATHER, MIIKE SNOW, FISCHERSPOONER, THE EXIT
MILEY CYRUS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, GOO GOO DOLLS, PHILLIP PHILLIPS, FIVE FOR FIGHTING, GAVIN DEGRAW, GRACE VANDERWAAL, A GREAT BIG WORLD, MICHAEL FRANTI, THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES, SHAKIRA, ANDREW MCMAHON, O.A.R. SPOEK MATHAMBO