Biography & Career
Danny is a founding member of Australian band, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. He started playing drums at age 11, and was gigging by the age of 14. In 2012 he entered the contemporary course at the acclaimed Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. In 2017 he completed his Honours in Contemporary Performance, and by this point had played with many great artists including the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets.
In 2018 he began work at WAAPA as a sessional lecturer, teaching drummers in the contemporary course. The same year, his band supported Royal Blood and Nothing But Thieves, and went on their first tour of UK/EUR. His band have now been to the UK and Europe many more times and have also toured through the US and Japan. Danny’s favourite gigs to play are festivals, and PPC’s third full length album ‘And Now for the Whatchmacallits’ has thrown them into the festival circuit globally with some major festivals under their belt: Splendour in the Grass, SXSW, The Great Escape, All Points East, Desert Daze, Spilt Milk, Best Kept Secret, Truck, Y Not?, Groovin’ the Moo, Falls Festival, and Laneway Festival.
Danny also has a passion for studio recording and has started a music production company called Macando Music with his brother Ben Caddy (violist with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra). The Macando Music Studio is being used frequently for online teaching and recording.
Hardware & Setup
Classic Maple in Vintage White Marine Pearl
14x22 Bass Drum
9x13 Tom Tom
14x14 Floor Tom
16x16 Floor Tom
6.5x14 Hammered Acrolite