Oli Beaudoin is a 2016 Juno Awards (Canadian equivalent of Grammys) winning drummer, producer, composer and mix engineer based near the Montreal region area in Quebec, Canada. He is the drummer of Canadas most dominating metal acts Kataklysm and Ex Deo. Hes also known for his past involvements with Montreals finest technical death metal band NEURAXIS for his live session work with Belphegor and Keep of Kalessin. He is also a drum clinician and instructor who performed at the Montreal Drum Fest 2011. He also got featured several drum magazines around the world, including Drums Etc, Revolver, Drumheads, etc.
Kataklysm, Ex Deo, Pirate Studios Quebec
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceWhen I learned the push-pull technique for hands - unlocking speeds, fluidity and increasing stamina.
What Drives Your Creativity?Listening to various musical genres and importing their flavours to my own style of drumming and composing.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?I've been playing Vic Firth for many years, I've never found a brand that could deliver such consistency and quality. 5B Nylon FTW!