The Drum Tamer - Purveyor of beats

Hello!  I'm John.  I'm a drummer & musician from Manchester (UK) and I love to get involved in all sorts of projects.  

I've played with prog, folk, funk, pop, rock, blues, electronica, math-rock, country and disco bands over the years so I'm always looking for a new challenge. 

Get in touch if you'd like to talk to me about playing on a record or coming to jam with you live.  I also do drum teching and recording/mixing/mastering.

@TheDrumTamer: "Euro support tour with @BlossomsBand done, supporting @NoelGallagher. Big thanks to the band & crew for being so we…"
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So far on the recording session this week I've tried micing up a woodworking G-clamp as a budget guiro (didn't work very well), throwing wood on the floor as claps (that was great) and hitting a garden rake.  Sounds from stuff that isn't an instrument can be really fun to find and can sound great, but there's as many fails as there are wins with this kind of thing.  Experiment with what you've got lying around!  #studio #recording #percussion #guiro


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Facebook page imageDay off tour today in Berlin (2 weeks in) and I've made my way back to the excellent noisy Rooms once again. Spending some time working on some drum... 15th Apr 2018 13:10
Facebook page imageBusy few weeks so not much time to post, hope you're all swell. Here's a quick update: Been tracking Federal Charm latest album in the studio for the past month and... 25th Mar 2018 13:41