Paul’s latest and most exciting project is live drummer for Tiny Giant. Former Pure Reason Revolution band mate Chloe Alper, teamed up with multi-instrumentalist and MOBO and Grammy nominated sound engineer Mat Collis to form ‘Tiny Giant’.
Tiny Giant have released 3 singles via Black Pig Records and are set to release their debut album. Tiny Giant have been championed by BBC Introducing and Music Week, played on numerous National Radio stations, reviewed in many publications including NME and Vanity Fair and nominated ‘Best New Comers’ in Classic Rock Magazine readers poll.
Paul and Tiny Giant have gained a formidable reputation for their live performances, which include AYL Festival, OXJAM, Reading+Leeds Festivals, and UK tour support for Jane Getter.
Paul’s first career break came with electro-pop artist Mr Fogg in 2006. During his time playing for Mr Fogg, Paul had his first opportunities to play at major UK festivals, venues and live on national radio.
Soon after Paul was noticed by Jon Courtney of Pure Reason Revolution (PRR). Before long, Paul became a full time member of the progressive-electronic-rock outfit, touring the UK, Europe and the US. The act were signed to Sony/BMG, and their career saw them release four albums, the likes of which gathered much critical acclaim.
In 2011 PRR disbanded and Paul was asked to take up drum duties for Scroobius Pip, one of the UK’s leading spoken word/hip hop exponents. With Pip and the ‘Distraction Pieces Band’, Paul enjoyed the success of sold out tours in the UK and Ireland, extensive European tours, and highly anticipated appearances at some of the UK and Ireland’s largest festivals.
In the autumn of 2014 Paul was called upon to tour around the UK and Ireland with B.Dolan, a highly respected American hip hop artist, being released on Scroobius Pip’s own record label ‘Speech Development Records’. Paul continues to work with Scroobius Pip, B.Dolan and other artists associated with Speech Development records.
In 2013 Paulbecame a member of dual-drummer alt-rock super group; Red Kite, fronted by ex-Cooper Temple Clause guitarist and singer Dan Fisher. As well as gaining a reputation as an exciting and ferocious live band, Red Kite released their debut album ‘Songs For Crow’ in 2014 to high regard.
During 2014 Paul had the opportunity to play prestigious venue shows and major folk festival appearances with BBC Award winning folk artist Lisa Knapp, demonstrating Paul’s ability to adapt to his musical situation.
Paul has a keen love of Jazz and Big Band and regularly plays with Jazz acts such as, Reading University Big Band, The Tomcats, Cousin Mary and his own jazz act ‘The Hengist Quartet’.