Ben Barter is an L.A. Session/Touring drummer from New Zealand. He is the drummer for breakthrough artist Lorde, and has been behind the kit recently with Australian Artist Jarryd James as well as filled in for bands Broods, Passion Pit, and other L.A. artists. He is well recognized for his solid, yet swampy pocket style of drumming. Ben often plays a hybrid kit using Ludwig drums and Roland electronics. He loves the warm/dark sound qualities in the Constantinople, Kerope and the K Custom families.