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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Smashing out a quick rehearsal to refresh my creaking and overweight memory ready for another Divine Planet session gig tonight at Night People in #Manchester.  Got the chubby @hovlanddrumcompany snare on today and it sits in the mix really nicely.  #snare #Sonor #sq2 #HovlandDrums #studio


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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