Diverse influences across electronic genres and and array of artists previously worked with, Richard Spaven has a unique sound. Having worked with Josa James, Flying Lotus, Jordan Rakei, Goldie, Alfa Mist, Cinematic Orchestra, Guru, Jameszoo - and more, experience and styles converge not only in Richard's playing style but also culminating on his records (The Self / Real Time) as producer.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceRecording my track 'The Self' - one take with pocket / right amount of embellishments / overall dynamic of the track. I love how this turned out. Felt so great at the time.
What Drives Your Creativity?Lots of things - working with people / being open to new music / the London music scene
Why do you choose Vic Firth?It's so important - the connection between me and my drums are the Vic Firth sticks / beaters that I rely on. Pure quality and consistency - allowing your creativity to flow.