biography

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT LIAM...

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Liam Chapman is a passionate and creative professional drummer and percussionist with an excellent work ethic, based in Glasgow, Scotland. He is also a songwriter and flexible music workshop facilitator. He currently plays as a full time member of 'Mercury' Award and 'SAY' Award nominated dream-pop/choral composer  C Duncan, folk-noir balladeer Rachel Sermanni and hyper-colour electronic artist Miaoux Miaoux (Franz Ferdinand) as well as fronting Prehistoric Friends with vocals & organ. He is proficient with a number of musical instruments, skilled in music composition and is experienced in both live and studio performance as well as teaching and sharing creativity.

Notable recent performances have included supporting Elbow on their sold out UK arena tour with C Duncan, live radio sessions on Lauren Laverne’s BBC Radio 6 Music show and Roddy Hart’s BBC Radio Scotland Quay Sessions, Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris, Glastonbury Festival, Hollywood (Disney, Warner Bros studios) and supporting Neutral Milk Hotel at a sold out Barrowlands with The Vaselines; among vast touring across Europe and the UK.

GEAR LIST

~ D R U M S ~

~ Ludwig classic maple shells (Champagne sparkle)

24" x 14", 13" x 9", 16" x 16"

~ Ludwig classic maple snare (black) 

14" x 8"

~ '70s Anniversary Phonic Acrylic Sonor (transparent)

20" x 14", 13" x 9", 14" x 10", 16" x 16"​

~ C Y M B A L S ~

 

~ Istanbul Agop Traditional 22" Ride

~ Istanbul Agop Traditional 20" Crash

~ Istanbul Agop Traditional 16" Hi-hats

 

~ E L E C T R O N I C S ~

 

Roland SPD-SX 

~ Shure In-Ear Monitoring Device

LIAM IS PROUDLY A NEW ENDORSEE ON THE ROSTERS OF

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