Fred Maher

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Fred Maher
Birth nameFrederick J. Maher
Born1964 (age 56–57)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
  • Musician
  • music programmer
  • record producer
Associated acts

Frederick J. Maher (born 1964) is an American drummer, music programmer and record producer.

He was a member of the bands Massacre (1980–81), the Dance, Material, Scritti Politti, and has recorded and toured with Lou Reed. In 1984 he released Basic, an instrumental collaboration album with ex-Voidoids guitarist Robert Quine.

Maher's credits as a producer include Lou Reed's New York (1989), Trip Shakespeare's Across the Universe (1990), Matthew Sweet's Girlfriend (1991), Information Society's self-titled album (1988, which achieved platinum sales status), their 1990 album Hack, and a track on 1997's Don't Be Afraid. Maher co-produced Lloyd Cole's self-titled debut solo album.

Maher regularly works as a studio drummer, and he has often collaborated with entertainment producer Ron Baldwin.



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