Joven músico y productor de gran trayectoria. Su relación con la música comienza entre los 2 y 3 años, tocando principalmente la batería. Su primera grabación profesional fue a los 11 años. A los 19 años empezó a tocar con Javier Malosetti, con quien grabó 4 discos. Además de haber tenido sus proyectos Huevo y Román, tocó con Louta, Wayne Krantz, Wos, entre otros. Produjo discos de Huevo (Premio Gardel 2018 Mejor Álbum Nuevo Artista de Rock), y el single Polvo (Ca7riel). Actualmente integra el dúo con Pablo Gonzalez, la banda de Acru, Javier Malosetti & La Colonia, y produciendo música con Ca7riel.
Tomy Sainz is a young musician and producer with a great career. His relationship with music begins between the ages of 2 and 3, mainly playing the drums. His first professional recording was at age 11. At the age of 19 he began to play with Javier Malosetti, with whom he recorded 4 albums. Besides having had his projects Huevo and Román, he played with Louta, Wayne Krantz, Wos, among others. He produced Huevo records (Premio Gardel 2018 Best New Rock Artist Album), and the single Polvo (Ca7riel). Currently he is part of the duo with Pablo Gonzalez, the Acru band, Javier Malosetti & La Colonia, and producing music with Ca7riel.
Hailing from Brighton UK, Camille Phillips is best known for drumming in all-female punk outfit The Ramonas and performing as a live session drummer in various genres. She has also been an employed and private educator for over 15 years.
Ash is the drummer for the bands Holding Absence and Gutter— originally residing in the East Midlands in the UK. He proudly endorses Zildjian Cymbals, DW Drums & Hardware, Remo Drumheads, Promark Drumsticks, KickBlock and Snareweight.
Ben Thompson has had a highly successful career as a professional drummer for the past ten years. He has played for the likes of Two Door Cinema Club, Phoneix and Gorgon City and has toured the globe several times— performing at a multitude of domestic and international festivals (Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, Super Sonic & Bonaroo) and making many television appearances (Letterman, Jimmy Fallon, Conan O’Brien, Jools Holland).
Endorsing Vic Firth and Zildjian, Ben’s abilities are well honed, and he continues to be a pivotal part of Two Door Cinema Club’s success – the band’s 2013 album ‘Beacon’ reached No. 2 on the UK chart, went Top 20 stateside, and hit the top spot in Ireland. He has hosted clinics and performed at The London Drum and The UK Drum Shows.
Simone Odaranile has a highly successful career of over 10 years in the music industry… Worldwide headline tours in countries including Japan, America, China, Europe and the UK alongside major festivals like Glastonbury, Latitude, Fuji Rock and Coachella to name a few.
Simone’s credits also include an Official Top 40 album, a worldwide TV commercial (Hyundai), radio sessions for the BBC, TV performances (X Factor, Jimmy Fallon, The Michael McinTyre Show) and so much more. Now signed up with pop sensation Rina Sawayama, Simone has a sold out worldwide tour scheduled for later in 2021.
Clara Oulieu is a musician from Toulouse, France and is the 18+ winner of HLAG 2020 French edition.
She first learned to play the guitar and started her drumming journey by hitting a DIY drum kit made of her mother’s cooking pots at age 14. After several years of self-teaching, she joined the Dante Agostini drum school in Toulouse for 3 years to learn music theory and new kinds of rhythms. For a few years now, Clara shares her passion for drumming on Instagram by posting drum covers and grooves, which enabled her to connect with great musicians around the world.
Since 2020, she accompanies emerging French pop artist Prattseul.
Christal J. Kuna is a versatile drummer whose rhythmic journey started from classical percussion in concert band and grew to focus on playing the drum kit. She developed a passion for live performance playing in pop and rock cover bands in university and currently plays and writes a diverse array of genres from funk to prog and metal.
Over the years as a mentor in various groups she cultivated a love for passing on drumming skills and techniques and is now a full-time private drum instructor with more than 10 years of teaching experience. Currently, Christal drums regularly for her church services and local band Sangriento, the latter with whom she played the 2018 Baybeats Festival, and also released a story-based concept album-cum-comic in 2019.
Hit Like A Girl 2012 2nd Runner Up Karmi Santiago is based in Metro Manila, Philippines. She is formally trained in percussion from University of the Philippines – Diliman and drums from Berklee Online. She has played in prestigious groups such as the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, Southeast Asian Wind Ensemble, and the Southeast Asian Youth Orchestra.
I’ve played drums since age 6. I am now 16 years old. I love to play drums and all types of percussion and music will always be part of my life.
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• HLAG Drumset <18 (2015)
• World Percussion (2017)
• Marching Percussion (2018)
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Brandon Khoo is the founder of Progressive metal band COEN and a versatile session drummer with more than 15 years of experience playing globally on stages and recording studios in countries like Japan, Canada, United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines.
He has performed for/worked with Grammy-award winning guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth), Grammy nominated keyboardist Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), and opened up for multiple Platinum recording band The Script, Golden Melody Awards winning singer Emil Chau, Golden Horse Award winning singer and actor Leon Lai, Jaycee Chan (Son of Jackie Chan), Wu Jiahui and Serene Koong.
Brandon is also a drum clinician and has held drum clinics and master classes in Japan and Indonesia.
Known for his YouTube video “How can you tell a good drummer and a bad drummer apart?” which has been viewed over 4 million times. Brandon continues to emphasize the importance of serving the song rather than yourself while playing with many different artists in a wide scope of genres, from the Pop, rock, latin and metal genre and a series of drum covers which can be found on his YouTube channel. Brandon also has performed in Drumeo in 2017 and filmed a series of lessons for members of Drumeo. His videos on Drumeo has reached over a million people around the world.
Brandon endorses Vater Drumsticks, TRX Cymbals, Mapex Drums, Cympad, FATfreq In-Ear Monitors, Audio-Technica Microphones, Skygel Damper Pads.