A day in the life of Oli Wiseman
Posted: 8 February 2019
The influential session drummer dropped by to talk kits, techniques and touring with breakout pop sensation Anne-Marie.
Read time: 5 mins
Did you always want to be a drummer or did you start with other instruments?
I actually started by playing woodwind instruments, initially flute and saxophone, then a bit of piano, and by the age of 14 knew that I really wanted to play drums. I swapped an old bike that I had for a drumkit. I don’t think my mum will ever forget it, we lived in a quiet little village and she said she could just see this army of kids, walking down the road each holding a different part of the drumkit, and she thought to herself “that’s coming to my house isn’t it?”, but thankfully she let me use it!