Aaron Steele

Portugal. The Man, Hayley Williams, Jose James, Sessions/Production

 “I never really thought about bass drum beaters before Low Boy, but after I could never go back. There is a comfort that’s only there if I see a Lightweight Felt Daddy at my feet.”

Aaron’s Gear

Felt Daddy, Black with Red Stripes

Puff Daddy, Natural with Black Stripes

Aaron Gilbert Steele is a drummer and percussionist based in Los Angeles and Nashville who dabbles in many realms. From playing rootsy Americana with Peter Bradley Adams to bringing people to a different digital dimension with the cinematic sounds of Chrome Sparks. Aaron never misses a beat and is not one to be held down by a genre. He is consistent in his ways to better support the songs and artists he works with.

These artists include Hayley Williams, Portugal. The Man, Aloe Blacc, Alice Smith, Boots, Chris Velan, Fences, Gabriel Rios, Ghost Beach, Jose James, LP, Reed Waddle, Sam Dew, SoulKahn, and SSION.


Solo with Jose James

Tiny Desk with Hayley Williams

We're moving! After seven amazing years in Denver, Colorado, we're moving our operations to Santa Barbara, California. While this means amazing things for the future, it also means that we have to pack and move everything we own. That's not fun.

Our manufacturing and shipping operations will be closed from June 4 through June 18. In the meantime, please visit one of our amazing dealers, or feel free to place an order in our shop. Once we're back up and running, we'll be working extra hard to build and ship your beaters as quickly as possible.