In his playing, Stephan Emig combines conventional drumming with the sound possibilities of percussion instruments and electronics to create his own creative style.

As a drummer, percussionist and specialist for Ableton Live, he is a sought-after sideman at concerts, TV shows and in the studio.

His references include worldwide performances, as well as studio work with Hamid Baroudi, triosence, Klaus Lage, Gregor Meyle, The Voice of Germany in Concert, Stefanie Heinzmann, Luke Mockridge, Jazzkantine, Mohammed Mounir, Planting Robots, Marquess, and many more.

 As part of the TV Band "Sprengstoff" and the "All Hands On Deck" Band he accompanied artists like Natasha Bedingfield, Ava Max, Max Giesinger, Sarah Connor, Nico Santos, Joris, Tim Bendzko, Rea Garvey, Eko Fresh, Zoe Wees, and many more.

He studied at the Los Angeles College of Music, is now himself an internationally sought-after lecturer at workshops or drum camps and has a teaching position at the Institute of Music at the University of Osnabrück. He is the author of the book "5 Habits of a Musical Drummer", which has received enormous acclaim in the music press.

Since 2019 he is part of Horus Sound Studio Hannover, where he works as a studio musician and producer.