Stephen Gilchrist

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Stephen Gilchrist is an English musician from London, England, who also teaches drums and guitar across London. He is best known as the drummer in Blur guitarist Graham Coxon's live band,[1] and also appears on Coxon's live albums, Burnt to Bitz: At the Astoria and Live at the Zodiac, and on the single "Bloody Annoying / What Ya Gonna Do Now?".

Gilchrist supplied the drums for the Graham Coxon and Jimmy Pursey's single supporting the England national football team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The song was a re-working of the Sham 69 hit "Hurry Up Harry", and was released as "Sham 69 and The Special Assembly". "Hurry Up England" entered the UK Singles Chart at #10. In 2013 he joined Art Brut, replacing founding member Mikey Breyer.

He has toured and recorded with Charlotte Hatherley, Cardiacs and Cathy Davey. He formerly wrote and recorded under the name Stuffy with his band Stuffy/the fuses. Stuffy/the fuses' second album, Angels Are Ace, was recorded by Steve Albini.

Gilchrist endorses Sabian cymbals, Mapex Drums and Vic Firth sticks.

Gilchrist is the grandson of the conductor Kathleen Riddick.[2]

Related bands[edit]

Other bands and musicians Gilchrist has played with include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What's On: Music, Film, & Things To Do in Hampshire". Get Hampshire. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  2. ^ Jonathan Stott. "SPO — Welcome". Surreyphil.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-08-11. 
  3. ^ "UT - this course is 2-directional", Warped Reality, 25 June 2006, retrieved 2010-11-05

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