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: "Dragged my carcass to @OnlyDrumsAloud in Cardiff this morning after Blossoms show at Tramshed. There are drums & co…"
Upcoming Gigs

No upcoming shows right now

View all gigs »

Serious Russian church action in Moscow today. This was built in 2000, replacing a swimming pool, a half-built admin building, and er...the same church about 70 years ago.  This country is a bit bonkers. Gig tomorrow night then home.


Facebook Blog
Facebook page imageNEW VIDEO! This is a fun tune from the full Cleft ArcTanGent set. It's been a labour of love to get this all mixed and edited over the last couple... 12th Mar 2017 13:12
Facebook page imageSo close to finishing the full ArcTanGent festival mix and edit of the Cleft set. One of my favourite moments I discovered while editing was during the ending medley we did,... 24th Feb 2017 19:12