Name: Joel Farland

Labels: Far Land / Modular

Joel Farland is one of Australia's leading musical directors, producers and drummers.

His expertise in production and creating a vision for live shows has led him to act as musical director for performances by Peking Duk, Hayden James, Lisa Mitchell, Carmada feat. Charli XCX, Elk Road, Nicole Millar, Cosmo's Midnight, Jess Kent, and The Veronicas.

As a drummer, he has toured across five continents, most recently with Peking Duk, Lisa Mitchell, Broods (2014/15), Miami Horror (2013) and Van She (2012). Other artists he has performed or recorded with include The Australian Ballet, Mika, The Pierces, Boy George, Kim Wylde, Midge Ure, Heaven 17, Guy Chambers and winners of The Voice and X Factor.

He has played many of the world's major music festivals including, Austin City Limits, Firefly, Bestival, SXSW, The Great Escape, Splendour in The Grass, Lovebox, Stereosonic, Groovin The Moo and the BBC Proms; and on television shows including Later...with Jools Holland, X Factor, ARIA Awards, Last Call with Carson Daly, MTV Introduces, Channel 4 Album Chart Show, Sunrise and triple j's Like a Version.

Joel endorses Ableton Live, Yamaha Drums and electronics, Paiste Cymbals, Vic Firth drumsticks, and Remo drumheads. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Classical Percussion from The Royal College of Music, London.

With Joel's world-class professional achievements and lifetime of dedicated learning, it is a true privilege to have him join the ranks of exceptional teachers at Liveschool.

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