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: "Having a nice time recording the new @FederalCharm album this week. I've just given them the entire contents of my…"
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2nd Mar 2018Manchester

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This is one of the creepiest showers I've seen on the road, and I've used some pretty dodgy ones in mainland Europe.  It's in the middle of the only dressing room in the venue and has no curtain or cubicle. 
Someone has put a scented candle in the tray in the hope of making it seem less scary.  Would you use it?  Go on, dare ya.

#showerwithyourbandmateswatching #serialkillerprisonsoap


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Facebook page imageThe superb multi-limbed prog behemoth that is Thumpermonkey just released this video of a live song. I recorded and mixed this and I'm really happy with it - give... 31st Jan 2018 21:30
Facebook page imageI invited one of my friends called Louis round for a new project of "Write, Record & Finish a song in a day". It was dead fun; here's the results!... 28th Jan 2018 20:42