Brandon Davis

Session Drummer

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Platinum Drummer! ENRIQUE IGLESIAS, STEVE HARWELL, TROI IRONS, DIGITAL DAGGERS, CHRIS CLOUSE, MEGAN SLANKARD,L PLUS 100's MORE! Award Winning Drummer 100+ 5/5 rating reviews on Airgigs 200+ Album Credits 2010 Most Outstanding Drummer Winner at Musicians Institute 2014 Big Drum Bonanza top 10 contestant 2015 FFDP + Paiste Drum Contest Winner

Are you a singer-songwriter, band or producer looking for professional sounding drum tracks? Look no further! I have played drums on over 200+ albums in my career. Some of those include Enrique Iglesias, Smash Mouth, and many other major signed artists. You will receive in phase, in tune and the right performance for your tracks no questions asked.

GEAR

DRUMS-

DW Birds Eye Maple Kit (custom workshop vintage) 10, 12, 14, 22 inch
Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum
DW Birds Eye Maple Vintage Snare Drum (from the 90's)
3 x Sets of Meinl Cymbals (All of the Byzance, Dark and Fusion cymbals. about 18 all together)
Set of K Custom Hi Hats

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Stereo pair of AKG 414 BULS's
Stereo pair of Neumann km184's
Manley Reference Cardioid microphone
Rode NT 1000
Rode K2
RE20
AKG D12 Reissue
2 x Shure SM57's
Telefunken M90
3 x Cad M179's

-PREAMPS-

2 x Neve 1272's
4 x API 512's
2 x John Hardy M1's
4 x Universal Audio 710 Twin Finity

-FRONT END-

Apogee Symphony I/O Converter Unit

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

125 Reviews - 21 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Dan L.
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    Brandon is an amazing drummer and is able to record an awesome studio quality drum sound with well organised stems!! :D Definitely worth choosing Brandon to do all your drum tracks!! :D He also did percussion for me and nailed that too!! :D Thanks so much again Brandon!! Love your work!! :D

  2. Review by Zacharias C.
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    Brandon provided me with exactly what I needed for my song. Great communication, great sound on his drums and a top professional! I can definitely recommend him for your next pop hit!

  3. Review by Andres Mayo
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    Working with Brandon was great. As always, he was very communicative and patient throughout the entire process. Looking forward to collaborating with him yet again!

  4. Review by Moshe Siegel
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    Brandon is really fast with his turn-around time, and his drumming is tight and professional. The recording quality is out of this world! Plus he's a pleasure to work with! I would definitely use him where ever I can.
    I can't recommend him enough!

  5. Review by Cael
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    Brandon nailed these drums in the first take he sent back with minimal direction from me... he just knows what each track needs and I've never had to ask for a revision or stress anything much at all... he's my go-to, quick, and an amazing musician to work with!

  6. Review by Dan Ledge
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    Very impressed with Brandon's work!! :D He has now performed flawless drum tracks for 5 of my songs!! :D I will continue to work with Brandon on any future tracks!! :D Thanks so much!! Total legend!! :D

  7. Review by Dan Ledge
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    Can't go past Brandon Davis for a super professional and high quality drum track!! :D He'll give you the edge you're looking for with perfect timing and precision!! :D So happy to have found Brandon for all my tracks!! :D

  8. Review by Dan Ledge
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    If you're looking for the best drummer and the best quality sound, Brandon is your guy!! Thanks again Brandon for another killer track!! :D

  9. Review by Dan Ledge
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    No need to look any further than Brandon for an EPIC drum track!! :D Very impressed and I will look forward to more AMAZING work from Brandon on the rest of my songs!! :D

  10. Review by Shua Sorscher
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    THE BEST!! Brandon blows me away every time! Absolute pleasure to work with, and a beast on the drums

  11. Review by Shua Sorscher
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    The BEST!!! EPIC drummer, amazing person! Really crushes it every time!!

  12. Review by Weiss
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    Excellent job from Brandon, very precise and professional. I needed drum parts for a song urgently, and Brandon got it done the next day. Fast response and a real pleasure to work with!

  13. Review by Shua Sorscher
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    I feel incredibly lucky to have found Brandon. Perfect job every time, quick turn around, really great sound! Thanks again!

  14. Review by Dan Ledge
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    Brandon was exceptional in his abilities - great ear, excellent performance, attention to detail, with stems neatly provided - all in a very quick turnaround! I will definitely look forward to working with Brandon again very soon :D

  15. Review by Hai Zhu
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    Brandon is a real drummer. 👍🏻

  16. Review by Shua Sorscher
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    Amazing job again! Absolutely nailed every hit! Love the tone and style. Super quick turnaround as well! Love working with you Brandon, see you on the the next one!

  17. Review by Mason O.
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    Super quick respond time and gets the tracks done fast. Also he knows what to do with the drums on your track!

  18. Review by Guy Gualtieri
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    Brandon did an awesome job tracking drums for my project. He delivered a high-quality product, he was very professional, and was very responsive to my needs for a quick turnaround. I'm looking forward to working with him again in the future.

  19. Review by Justin G.
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    It seems Brandon D. can do anything and everything! No matter the genre, his drumming is solid and passionate. Speedy delivery too. Highly recommend. 💯

  20. Review by Kilaasi M.
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    Nice to work with you again! I will send you the final version of my song when it is ready!
    /kilaasi

Interview with Brandon Davis

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Most common work I do is remote drumming or studio drumming and I also travel for high end corporate gigs.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: At the moment, i'm working on sending out 3 different EP's that I was involved with.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Not at the moment

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Whatever works, one is not better than the other.

  9. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  10. A: This has been my career since I was 18 years old. Ive had side jobs, but this has always been my main source of income

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. A: Id say to make sure you are not recording close to 0 DB and use your ears

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Rock, Pop, Country,

  15. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  16. A: Quick, high quality work.

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: I use an apogee symphony I/O, High quality clone preamps (API,NEVE,John Hardy, Universal Audio) with industry standard microphones.

  19. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  20. A: As far as drummers go, Josh Freese, Abe Laboriel jr, Dennis Chambers.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Dave Matthews Band
  • John Mayer
Gear Highlights
  • DW Drums / Black Beauty Snare / 3 full sets of Meinl Cymbals
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