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Johnny's Scrap

by John McColgan

This is a drummer’s record, make no mistake… but as well it is i hope an example of my musical influences, tastes, tendencies, fantasies, experiences and experiments... thrown together; blended, stirred and spread out across the stereo field/frequency spectrum. I’ve tried to avoid letting “drumistic” ideas rule every song, but… well, rhythm is what i mainly do. It is also sculpted by the tools i have at my disposal: an electric guitar, a bass, a MIDI keyboard, easily available software sounds, this particular electronic drum kit... and access to a friend’s space down in the country (thanks Jim) to record some actual acoustic drums.

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