Join the Protection Racket Family
Mumford & Sons, Lady Gaga and Gregory Porter Drummers Join the Protection Racket Family. Drummers all over the world continue to discover Protection Racket’s award winning soft drum cases and Chris Maas, George ‘Spanky’ McCurdy and Emanuel Harrold are three of the latest to join the family. Chris Maas is the drummer who provides the energetic thumping pulse of Grammy award winning band Mumford & Sons. The band has headlined many of the world’s most famous and high profile rock festivals including Reading 2015 and Glastonbury 2013. The Belgium is the skilled drummer and percussionist who’s drumming is core and integral to Mumford & Sons show stopping performances.
George ‘ Spanky’ McCurdy was runner up in Drum Magazine’s Drummie! 2015 Artist Awards in the Rock/ Pop Drummer and has been touring with Lady Gaga, Kayne, Diddy as well as collaborating with Justin Timberlake. A top drummer, he has a unique, innovative style known for his infamous ‘off time’ approach. His commanding groove, smooth touch and perfect timing continue to land him some of the best gigs around.
Emanuel Harrold supplies the minimalist drumming behind the Grammy Award winning album ‘Liquid Spirit’ by the influential jazz artist Gregory Porter. His warm, conversational rhythms give meaningful, unobtrusive support to Porter’s seasoned jazz performances. Emanuel Harrold’ percussive sound has been selected, awarded, valued and recognised around the world.
Other new members of the Protection Racket family include: Sam Morris, Fickle Friends, a great new pop band with a huge blog following: Liam Jolly, Wolf Note, a two piece alternate rock band from Cornwall: Nick Kilroe, Echo & The Bunnymen, stalwarts of seminal post-punk rock: Ash Weaver, God Damn, the atomic drum and guitar duo who have dropped like a bomb into the British rock scene recently: Mikey Sorbello, Graveltones, an energetic two piece heavy blues, rock & roll band: Jai Patel, Raven Age, a melodic metal band based in London: Joe Napper, Witterquick, an up and coming rock-pop band with a massive sound and anthemic songs.
They join amazing drummers like Will Champion (Coldplay), Matt Chamberlain (Adele) and Ben Thatcher (Royal Blood). To find out why they chose Protection Racket take a visit to their website right here!