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: "Being a polishing twat before the @BlossomsBand Mercury Music Prize performance tonight. BBC4 9pm. Prepare to be da…"
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Played at Kendal Calling today for one of my many overlords, this one with @sukhsmusic.  Had a smashing time hitting some drums, check out my excite face.

I'm back in #Manchester for most of the rest of the year now and am available for sessions/live work/recording/doughnuts/annoying dolphins.

In the USA again shortly for a small tour.  Brb twinkies and tater tots time.

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Facebook page imageNow that I'm back from touring for a little while, I'm going to be a bit quiet for a few weeks while I work on something very exciting. It involves... 20th Sep 2017 11:05
Facebook page imageProud to be a tiny part of the reopening night of Manchester Arena last night after the attack in May this year. Well done everyone, Manchester stands defiant. This pic is... 10th Sep 2017 11:37