TORTOISE, THE SEA AND CAKE, THE RED KRAYOLAPlaying Cymbal & Gong cymbals since 2014, John McEntire is currently a member of Tortoise, The Sea and Cake, and The Red Krayola. His drumming work as a sideman can be heard on many recordings, such as Since by Richard Buckner, Enantiodromia and Life on the Fly by Azita, Near-Life Experience by Come, Kernelby Seam, Chicago Wednesday by Jandek, and The Spectrum Between by David Grubbs.
McEntire has also played in Seam, The Stokastikats, Stereolab, and The Oily Bloodmen. He was a principal musician on Jim O’Rourke‘s Terminal Pharmacy and has appeared on many other solo O’Rourke projects.
As a producer and engineer, McEntire has mixed and remixed recordings by many artists. He also owns and operates Soma Electronic Music Studios.