I have to preface this with the fact that none of this would have happened had I not met an extraordinary soul of a human named Darren Bain and my drum teacher Barry Hotrum! If you know either of them you understand what I mean.
I wanted to post all of the recorded music that I played drums on. I would guess that I have a little more than a third of it. Everything I have is posted here. Reverbnation was the easiest way to do that linked with Facebook. This spans nearly 20 years of studio recordings with bands I was a part of.
Darren Bain and I met at an evening High School music "thing" that I barely recall. Besides music in common we had BMX. 1980. After high school (1986 for me) Darren went to college at the University of Idaho and after his first year there coaxed me to come up. He formed a band and we christened ourselves Imaginary Friend. We moved to Atlanta Georgia and did many things. That's the very beginning.
I'll always be thankful for the opportunities I had to make music with all the great players on these recordings.
As far as the music I have posted here I'll leave a basic chronology that shouldn't be too far off the mark.
8-Bus.Atlanta,Ga 1994 (Formed after Imaginary Friend dissolved in it's second connotation.) Ken Green-guitar/vocals. Darren Derdoll-guitar/vocals. Ken Green and Bo-bass. Jason Taylor-vocals.
Sugarpop. Atlanta, GA 1996 (Formed after Jason Taylor quit 8-Bus, then Derdoll, then me.) Jason Taylor-writer/vocals/guitar. Mark Pipes-bass/vocals. Darron Derdoll-guitar/vocals.
Speedsquare. Atlanta, Ga
(Session work for a super creative force named Bob Wallace-writer/guitar/vocals. Scott Patton-engineer/producer/guitar/bass.)
the Reluctance. Seattle, Wa. 2002 and beyond? Darren Gallagher-guitar/vocals. Josh Woods-bass/vocals. Johnny Sangster-engineer/producer/keyboards.
2. Rodeo Savignon
Recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Greg Markel, a supra genius musician and recording artist in Seattle, Wa.
Demo Goofs is stuff cut from the Rodeo Savignon sessions.
3. Egos Ahoy.
Produced by Johnny Sangster and Randall Dunn. Both incredibly gifted musicians/recording artists/engineers/
Deadbirds. Seattle Wa
A Darren Bain Project. Darren Bain-writer/guitar/vocals.