About

Ross Farley is a multi-instrumentalist based in Ipswich. He plays drums, percussion and piano (and "dabbles" with a number of other instruments).

He studied Popular Music Performance at Drumtech in London and Music Education at ATM in Norwich. He has played concerts and festivals throughout the UK, Europe & the USA. Including playing the internationally renowned SXSW music festival in Texas on two occasions. As a member of various bands, he has supported well-known acts including Florence & The Machine, The Hoosiers, Neon Trees, The Futureheads and Dirty Pretty Things. He was also a member of the first fully amplified band to play a gig in the Houses Of Parliament!

Ross has writing and performing credits on three albums, and has had music played on BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music. He's co-written music used in campaigns by brands including Karen Millen, Investec Bank and River Island.

In 2014 Ross co-founded Kick! Music Schools, using his experiences to help educate and inspire the next generation of musicians.

Ross is one of Suffolk's top drum tutors and has a reputation for high-quality tuition and mentorship. He teaches 1-to-1 drum lessons at South Street Studios and is the in-house drum tutor at Suffolk New College and Colchester High School.

Music

All of the tracks below feature Ross on drums. On some of the tracks he also sings backing vocals, plays piano, synths and electronic drums.

Most of the Angry Vs The Bear tracks were co-produced & mixed by Simon Gogerly (U2, Gwen Stefani, Paloma Faith) between 2008-2013. On it's release in 2010 'Show Emotion' was picked by BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens as his Record Of The Week.

The Death By Lasers tracks were recorded and mixed by George Perks at Punch Studios and mastered by Andy 'Hippy' Baldwin at Metropolis in 2015.