robin johnson​

Instrument:
Drums, Percussion
 
Hometown:
Wokingham, England
 
Top 20 Influences (in alphabetical order):
Art Blakey (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers / Others)
Jimmy Chamberlin (The Smashing Pumpkins)
Vinnie Colaiuta (Session musician)
George Daniel (The 1975)
Peter Erskine (Weather Report / Session musician)
Steve Gadd (Session musician)
Matt Garstka (Animals as Leaders)
Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree / Session musician)
Steve Jordan (John Mayer Trio / Session musician)
Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
Neil Peart (Rush)
Jeff Porcaro (Toto / Session musician)
Buddy Rich (The Buddy Rich Big Band)
Ralph Salmins (The Waterboys / Session musician)
KJ Sawka (Pendulum)
Steve Smith (Journey / Session musician)
Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
Clyde Stubblefield (James Brown)
Alan White (Yes)
Tony Williams (Miles Davis / Others)
 
Interests:
Music performance, music production, music composition and
arrangement, tennis, snooker, comedy films and TV, memes,
cats, other small furry animals…

Gear:
Mapex Saturn Drum Kit in Blue Galaxy Sparkle Burst
Bass Drum: 22x18” (with feather pillow inside)
Black Panther Snare Drums (left to right): 12x5” Phantom, 14x5” Black Widow,
Rack Toms (left to right): 10x8”, 12x9”, 8x7”
Floor Tom: 16x16”

Zildjian Cymbals (left to right):
8” A Splash
6” A Splash
13” K hi-hats
17” K Medium Thin Dark Crash
20” K Ride
18” K Thin Dark Crash
16” FX-hats — Top: 16” A Custom EFX, Bottom: 16” A Medium Thin Crash
18” A Custom China

Remo Drum Heads
Bass Drum Batter: Powerstroke 3 Clear with 2.5” Double Falam Patch
“ ” Resonant: Powerstroke 3 Coated with 5.5” port hole (off-centre)
Snare Drum Batters: Controlled Sound Coated Black Dot
“ ” Resonants: Ambassador Hazy Snare Side
Tom Batters: Emperor Coated
“ ” Resonants: Ambassador Clear

Vic Firth American Classic Sticks: 55A, 5A Duel-Tone
Roland Electronics: SPD-SX Sample Pad, KT-10 Kick Trigger Pedal
Other Percussion: LP and Grover
Mapex and Roland Hardware with Gibraltar Attachments
Monitoring:
Behringer Powerplay P16-M Personal Mixer
ACS T3 In-Ear Monitors
Protection Racket Cases and Drum Mat


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