Session Drummer And One half of The Hysterical Injury.

 

Graduating in 2007 with honours in Commercial Music (from Bath Spa University).

Over the last ten years my career has included: Worldwide Gigging, Session Work, and Teaching (Including BIMM Bristol, Bath City College). 

 

I'm noted for being a click track hero in addition to my ability to excert energy when necessary and quickly adapt to many different musical styles. 

 Studio/live work includes:

  • The Hysterical Injury (Cyrstal Fuzz)

  • Beggars Opera (Vertigo/Ricky Gardiner Songs/Repitouire Records)

  • The Penelopes (Pour Le Mond/Universal)

  • Axe Girl (Formerly KickTin)

  • Jump Ship (Naim Recordings)

  • Will Gregory (Goldfrapp)

  • Patrick Duff (StrangeLove)

  • Jim Barr (Get The Blessing/Portishead)

  • Cursor Major

  • Tristan Mackay

  • MXLX

  • Cars in Walls

  • She Makes War

  • Andy Coughlan (Cerys Mathews/ Shaking Stephens)

  • Laurie Ross (Eagles For Hands/ Love Amongst Ruin)

  • Andy Norton (Cursor Major/ The Crimea

  • Owen Shires

  • Jonny Haygreen (Saxaphone)

  • Slow Knife

  • Cara Sebastian

  • Dana Jade

  • Phil Letley

  • Nuala Honan

  • Emma Hooper

  • Mel Gabriel

  • Pete Lawre

  • Milly McGregor (Gabby Young),

  • Jay Chakravorty

 

 Producers/engineers: 

  • Gordon Raphael (The Strokes/ Regina Spector)

  • Oliver Baldwin (Pj Harvey) 

  • Paul Corkett (Placebo / The Cure)

  • Andy Thomas (Red Kite Studio) 

  • Jim Barr (Portishead / Get The Blessing),

  • Grammy award winning Martin Levan (Andrew Lloyd Webber / Iron Maiden/ Tristan Mackay)

  • Steve Toth

  • Jarrad Hearman (Craig David/She Makes War)

  • James King (Anta/Age Decay).

 Countries Played:

  • Belgium

  • France

  • Spain

  • Canada

  • Ireland

  • Wales

  • England

  • Scotland

 Noted Venue/ Festival appearances:

  • The Royal Albert Hall (Supporting The Human League)

  • Bristol 02 Academy

  • The Dome London

  • Razzmetazz (Barcelona)

  • Brighton Dome

  • Manchester O2 Academy

  • Ancienne Belgique (Brussels)

  • BB6 Music 2016

  • Dot to Dot (2012/2014)

  • Canada’s NXNE (2013)

  • Liverpool Sound City (2013)

  • Brighton's Great Escape (2013)

  • Riba Rocks Festival (2014)

  • Huw Stephen’s Swn fest (2012)

  • Qwartz Electronic Music Fest 2015

  • ArcTanGent Festival (2013/2015)

  Artists Supported:

 

  • The Human League

  • Devinity Roxx

  • Esben And The Witch

  • Asia Argento

  • Lightning Bolt

  • Marnie Stern

  • Katie Stelmanis (Austra)

  •  Mike Watt

  • The Primitives

  • Jean-Benoit Dunckel

  • Air

  • Pantha Du Prince

  • Pierre Henry

  • Rumer

  • Pulled Apart By Horses

  • Turbowolf

  • Mary Epworth

  • Gabby Young

  • The Magician

  • Mighty Mouse

  • Kai Fish (Mystery Jets)

  • Mylo, Men

  • Black Pus

  • She Keeps Bees

  • Screaming Females

  • Horn the Hunt

  • EsperScout

  • Nordic Giants

  • Axes

  • Human Pyramids

  • Thought Forms

  • Get The Blessing

  •  Anta

  • Big Naturals

  • Annette Berlin

  • Schoolboy's Death Trio

  • Run Logan Run

  • Adding Machine

  • Candy Darling

  • Jemima Surrender

  • Big Joan

 

Drum Teaching:

I taken hundreds of students through the art of learning drums and I'm extremely proud to have tutored many through to further and higher education.

 

Many of them have since achieved entry into the UK’s most highly regarded music establishments including BIMM, ACM, City of Bath College, and Bath Spa University.  

 Experience:

 

  • Was head of drums at City Of Bath College ( 2010 -  2016) Btec Popular Music Course.

  • Covered lessons at BIMM Bristol to Mark Whitlam and James Hester. 

  • Ran a successful one to one service in the southwest. (2008 - 2016).

 

Relevant Education

 

2004 – 2007          Bath Spa University

BA (Hons) Commercial Music