Chris Deaner

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Chris Deaner
Genres rock, pop
Occupation(s) musician, songwriter
Instruments Drums, Vibraphone
Years active 2001–present
Labels Teenbeat, Absolutely Kosher
Associated acts +/-, Kelly Clarkson, Loudest Boom Bah Yea,[1] Prescott Curlywolf
Website +/- site

Chris Deaner is an American drummer, film maker and computer programmer. He is best known as the drummer for Plus/Minus from 2001 onwards,[2] as a founding member of Loudest Boom Bah Yea,[1] and as the drummer for Kelly Clarkson from 2007 to 2008.[3] He has directed a majority of videos for Plus/Minus and won the Best Video award at the 7th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival[4] for his direction of the band's Steal the Blueprints clip.

Deaner worked as a lead programmer[5] on the multiplayer online game Code of Everand.[6]

He is notable as an endorser of Ludwig Drums,[7] Vic Firth[8] and Istanbul Cymbals.[9]


  1. ^ a b Interview with Stereogum about Loudest Boom Bah Yea
  2. ^ Interview with Today Online
  3. ^ Interview with Pitchfork Online about Kelly Clarkson gig Archived at
  4. ^ 2006 SDAFF winners archived at
  5. ^ Credits for Code of Everand
  6. ^ Edge online article about Code of Everand Archived January 18, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ List of Ludwig Drums endorsers
  8. ^ List of Vic Firth endorsers[dead link]
  9. ^ List of Istanbul Cymbals endorsers Archived December 16, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.