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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Helping out at @britishdrumco again for a bit this week, assembling lots of gorgeous kits ready to go out. This is a 22" lounge series kick and it goes boomdoof inna vintage style. #britishdrumco #drums #drumkit


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Facebook page imageHad a stellar time playing drums for Divine Planet again at Night People on Thursday. Love making noise with these chaps and channelling my inner Josh Freese, but with... 20th Feb 2018 09:46
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