By Leslie Hampton Published June 14, 2010
Drummer: Nicholas Philip Sprague-Wolch
Venue:The Phoenix Theater, Petaluma, May 7th
Just hours after seeing Daniel Francis Doyle, I went to Petaluma to see The Velvet Teen. They put on an amazing show as always and I wasn't aware but a band called Goodriddler was headlining. So, for the second time in the same day I saw yet another amazing one man band with live drums. Nicholas Philip Sprague-Wolch is Goodriddler. Nicholas plays drums, keyboards and runs loops through his laptop. Sometimes he is joined on stage by other players such as Casey Deitz (The Americas/The Velvet Teen).
When not designing web pages, plonking her rare guitars or banging on her eBay drums, Leslie Hampton haunts northern California clubs and house concerts photographing musicians.
[Ed. Note: Each episode of Caught In The Act features a photo of a drummer in action, from the famous like Danny Carey to the not-so-famous local indies. If you're a photographer who'd like to feature your work in Caught In The Act, drop us a note.]
Images © Leslie Hampton 2010.