Todd Campbell

"...I also like the shorter pieces - 'Straight to Air' and the solo piano of 'Pill' or solo drums of 'My Eyelashes...' You have clearly retained the love of making music, and found a niche in which you can make it..."

Bill Bruford, Ph.D., drumming legend

"Todd’s prolific and complex contributions on drums, cymbals and percussion lend depth and resonance to his incredible array of electronic applications, creating uncharted forays into sonic alchemy that probably surprised their creator as much as the listener.”

-John Collinge, Progression Magazine

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Versification, 2013

"Versification" is a dark, uncomfortable record, but it reflects my state of mind at the time. Feeling the stresses of doctoral studies, my studio and my drumming became a release for that tension. Harmonically, this record is very angular and dissonant. Rhythmically, tracks like "Da Combo" and "Bop Storm" represent a return to a more linear style of drumming, although in many of the tracks, I still explore fragmented, broken rhythms across multiple drums. The basic drums were recorded at Verdant Studio in Vermont. Pete Weiss gave those tracks more Neve mojo - he's the best!