Been drumming for 38 years,My dear mother Barbara Saylor and I bought my first set of drums,after i totally destroyed her beautiful leather pillows.
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
What was the first concert you ever went to?
To long ago to remember,however in the Soo it was most likely April Wine or Rush.
What gear do you use?
My babies are a 69 year old set of Fibes,24,14,16 and a 18 which was left on the side of the road in Banff in the 80`s with my old band Tulpa.I use my Fibes for recording,still a gorgeous sounding kit,My snare is a 70`s steel Gretsch,my live kit is a Special Edition Sonor 24,14,16 andthe wicked 18 inch,Zildgian,Sabian cymbals, and tons of percussion thingies and oh yes even the kitchen sink..
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
My Mom,Glen Gould,Eric Satie,Buddy Rich,Gene Krupa,Bill Bruford,Carl Palmer,Keith Moon,Pistols,Keith Whittaker,Brian Eno,John Bottomley,Syd Barrett,Great Bob Scott.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
RedTide,Old Hat,the Roll-Ons,Hoi Poloi,Private Lives,Tulpa,Eugene Ripper and the North,Notre Dames,Laughing Apples,Dumpster,Throbbin Hoods,Sleep 6 and oh to many to mention.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
ELBOW. My most favorite band to date,and oh course,the late great John Bottomley and Mark Richards of Throbbin Hoods.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Played Canada Day celebration at Wonderland,maybe 2000,the Docks/Sound Academy-900,and many small seaters.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Not done yet.Or maybe a dub version remix of Eric Satie.Ya Ya thats it.