John McEntire

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John McEntire (born April 9, 1970 in Portland, Oregon) is an American recording engineer, drummer and multi-instrumentalist based in Chicago. He is best known for being in Tortoise and The Sea and Cake, as well as being a producer and engineer.

McEntire started playing drums at age 10. Throughout high school, he performed in several award-winning marching bands and studied privately for seven years. He went on to attend Oberlin Conservatory initially as a percussion major, but eventually switched to study in the school's then newly created program for Technology in Music and Related Arts.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Smiling Pets Various Artists 1
2000 Rabid Chords 002: VU Tribute Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Warp Back to Earth 66/99 Peter Thomas 1
2000 At Home With the Groovebox Various Artists 1
2009 Score! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Remixes! Various Artists 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Reach the Rock Various Artists 1

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