Bill McCarthy

Session Drummer

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I provide professional online drum recordings.

I am an active professional player who has developed a unique voice(s) on the drum set. I can play almost any style and enjoy collaborating with other musicians to make the best possible music. Please see my website www.williammccarthymusic.com for further info. Thanks.

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

Interview with Bill McCarthy

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

  2. A: Pop, rock, blues and sometimes jazz.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: I ve great people skills however because most of my work is online I believe I have the skill and competency to deliver the goods to just about any project.

  5. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  6. A: A strong and solid groove

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: I typically ask that my clients send me a high quality scratch demo track (WAV, FLAC, or MP3) bounced to zero. I can insert click track. I then have a discussion to see what they want to hear.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I have numerous acoustic drums but my main studio is a supercharged Mac Pro with Pro Tools 11 software. Plugins galore and I take pride in editing and mixing my drum sounds. However I have no problem with letting the clients utilize my tracks for their editing and mixing.

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

  12. A: I am inspired by many music professionals.

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

  14. A: Mostly pop/rock recordings but love blues and jazz projects.

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Jeff Lefler and the tune "Mile High".

I was the drummer/producer in this production

Terms Of Service

I am very easygoing and flexible.

GenresSounds Like
  • Sting
  • Peter Gabriel
Gear Highlights
  • A full assortment of Gretsch drums
  • Zildjian
  • Paiste cymbals and a full palette of plugins and effects in my Pro Tools studio.
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SoundBetter Deal

Always willing to negotiate