Biography & references

Dieter Krauthausen, born 1960. Studied music form 1980-1984 at the Musikhochschule Köln (University for Music and Dance in Cologne), main subject, classical guitar. 1984-1986, post graduate course in sound engineering at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf. 1984-1996, together with Arno Steffen, owner of the recording studio “Fertig United Tonstudio”.

Worked as a freelance sound engineer in numerous studios in Germany and abroad, incl.  CAN-Studio, Conny Plank Studio (Cologne), Home Studios (Hamburg), Metropolis Studios (London), MG-SOUND (Vienna), Olympic Studios (London), Mission Sound Recording (New York). 1997 “krauthausen musik & tonproduktion” established, which, after two re-locations and extensions, became the owner-led “Tonstudio Krauthausen GmbH” in 2011. In addition, collaborations as sound engineer, musician, producer, arranger, composer or sound director on numerous CD productions, live performances and film scores. Since 2001, productions for the music publishing business “krauthausen musikverlag” and the label “madi-music“.

Winter term 2002/2003, guest professorship at Mainz University of Applied Sciences in “Audio Design” at the Institute for Media Design and Media Technology, IMG.


Arsch Huh! “Su läuf dat he!”
Cloud Machine
Crazy Sex Idiots “H.A.P.P.Y”
DV8 “recording sessions” 88-98 Vol. 1
EM:ZEH “Wortsport”
Fidibus “Ab auf die Reise”
Fidibus “Wenn`s nach mir ging”
Hansonis “Drink and Drive with Dylan Thomas”
Hansonis “Walk”
Hansonis “Shark Week”
Herbert Knebel Solo “Live in Gelsenkirchen”
Herbert Knebels Affentheater “on the rocks”; Live
Herbert Knebels Affentheater “Unter Strom”; Live
Hoelderlin “Eight” * King Candy “Forgive Me” (remix)
Köster / Hocker “Jedrisse, Baby”
Köster / Hocker “Kumm Jangk”
Köster / Hocker “A`s kla !”
Köster / Hocker “Fremde Feddere”
Lauter Köln Sampler
L.S.E. “Für et Hätz un jähen d`r Kopp”
L.S.E. “Ruhm kennt keine Gnade”
L.S.E. “Aua”
Mondbande “Abendstille überall”
Sena “Sena”
Arno Steffen “Hop Hop”
Lindiwe Suttle
Manos Tsangaris “Elephant`s easy moonwalk through the night”
The Peterman “Fred Loves Betty”
The Unknown Cases “Bogota Boogie” (remix)
This Side Up “Der Champ”
Till & Obel “Mit Alles”
Tonbande “Dieses Lied”
Tonbande “Summerwind”
Wallek Bros.

Westernhagen “Westernhagen”
Westernhagen “Halleluja”
Westernhagen “Affentheater”
Westernhagen “Keine Zeit”
Westernhagen “Radio Maria”
Westernhagen “So weit”– Best of Westernhagen
Westernhagen “Nahaufnahme”
Westernhagen “In den Wahnsinn”
Westernhagen DVD “Wenn das Licht auf Dich fällt”
Westernhagen “Williamsburg”
Westernhagen “Hottentottenmusik”
Westernhagen “Alphatier”
Westernhagen “MTV Unplugged” (CD, DVD, BlueRay)

Winterschladen & Tsangaris “King Gong”

Tonstudio Krauthausen GmbH

  • Raderberger Straße 175, 50968 Köln


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