VALDEMAR
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Violin, Keyboard, Piano, Vocalist - Alto, Cello, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

Hello there! Thank you for visiting.

I'm looking to use my past experience to join musical artists wanting to record full-length albums, demos, EP's, singles, and who want to tour or that want to play out live.

Past Bands:
I'm the former drummer for Seattle band The Salt Riot (2016-2017), California based band Direct Divide(2013-2015), and Seattle band Hills of Elysium(2006-2013).

Live/Tour Experience:
November 2017 UK tour
September 2016 Portland HempStalk
August 2016 Seattle HempFest
October 2015 SoCal tour
July-August 2015 West Coast tour
Sept-Nov 2014 Full 34 date National tour
August 2014 West Coast tour
April-May 2014 West Coast tour
July 2012- LiveStockFestival -Alvdal, Norway
July 2012- Cafe Mir - Oslo, Norway
WA/CA/AZ,NM 2006-Present

Past Credits:
The Salt Riot - NEW EP(NAME TBD) - 2018
Direct Divide - Acoustic Sessions - 2015
Direct Divide - Own Your Ocean - 2015
Direct Divide - Abduction single - 2014
Direct Divide - Bridges -2014
Jeff Ferrell - Color in the Black - 2014
Hills Of Elysium - This Lost Generation - 2012
Hills Of Elysium - Memento Mori, A Collection - 2010
Hills Of Elysium - Esente Music Group Digital Compilation -2010
Hills Of Elysium - From the Monkey’s Garage Volume 2 - 2009
Hills Of Elysium - Cigadent - 2008

Studios recording experience:
Robert Lang Studios, WA
Hills Of Elysium, Studio, WA
Gossard Studio, WA
E'xpression College -9K Room, CA
Tasajara Studio, CA
Chartreuse Muffin Studio, WA

Screen name:
VALDEMAR
Member since:
Jan 27 2015
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Bands:
Band of Skulls, Royal Blood, The Amazons, ReignWolf, Quicksand, Queens Of The Stone Age, Silversun Pickups, Thrice, A Static lullaby, Team Sleep, Coheed and Cambria, Deftones, A Perfect Circle, Depeche Mode, Metric, Muse, NIN, Phantogram, Puscifer, Sparta, Duran Duran, Florence + The Machine, The Clash, etc..

Drummers:
Jimmy Chamberlin -The Smashing Pumpkins
Riley Breckenridge - Thrice
Josh Eppard - Coheed and Cambria
Chris Guanlao - Silversun Pickups
Ben Thatcher - Royal Blood
Joe Emmett - The Amazons
Stewart Copeland - The Police
Matt Hayward - Band Of Skulls
Julian Dorio - The Whigs, Band Of Skulls, EODM
Josh Freese - A Prefect Circle, Devo, Nine Inch Nails, etc..
Brett Dinovo - A Static Lullaby
Abe Cunningham - Deftones
Tony Hajjar - Sparta, At the Drive-In
Thomas Emil Jacobsen - Animal Alpha, Yoga Fire
Jordan Hastings - Alexisonfire

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Electronic Music:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Custom Ludwig Classic Maple Kit
12x10
13x11
16x16
18x16
22x18
14x6.5 Ludwig LM402 Supraphonic snare
14x5.5 Mapex Armory Series Peacemaker, Maple/Walnut snare

Zildjian
14" K Custom Dark Hi-Hats
18" Avedis Thin Crash
19" A Medium Thin Crash
21" A Sweet Ride

DW5000 Series Pedals
Vater - Los Angeles 5A drumsticks
REMO

Roland TM-2 Tigger Module
Roland KD-7 Kick Tigger Unit
(3)Roland PD-8 pads
Roland Snare trigger
Roland Bass drum trigger