The Kraken Quartet

The Kraken Quartet

The Kraken Quartet


The Kraken Quartet


Country:   United States Category:   CONCERT ARTISTS


A massive force of percussion and electronics, The Kraken Quartet is a genre-crossing groupknown for its highly energetic and engaging performances. Since their formation in 2012, theAustin-based band has been heralded for merging elements of minimalism, math-rock, indie,post-rock, electronica, and the avant-garde. Embracing this diverse sound, the group hasshared the stage with a wide range of artists including So Percussion, Dirty Projectors, TTNG,Sandbox Percussion, Tim Feeney, Matthew Duvall, El Ten Eleven, and Elliot Cole. Maintainingan active touring calendar, The Kraken Quartet has performed over 100 concerts across the USand Canada, and has been featured on festivals and broadcasts including South by Southwest,Audiotree Live, Fast Forward Austin, SoFar Sounds, Austin Instrumental Music Festival, WNYC,KUTX, and more. The group has presented masterclasses at CalArts, UT Austin, IthacaCollege, and more. Their second release ‘Backdrop’ is available now.


The Kraken Quartet is Chris Demetriou, Andrew Dobos, Taylor Eddinger, and Sean Harvey. Thegroup proudly uses Pearl/Adams musical instruments, Evans drumheads, Vic Firth sticks andmallets, Grover Pro Percussion products, and K&K Sound systems.

The Kraken Quartet's Gear

Drum Set

Pearl Session Studio Select, Nicotine White Marine Pearl

MasterCast hoops on batter side

10" x 7" 

12" x 8"

14" x 14"

16" x 16"

20" x 14"

24" x 14"

20" x 8" Rhythm Traveler Bass Drum


Pearl Masters Maple Complete, Matte Black

20" & 24" Bass Drums

12"/13"/14"/16" Toms

20" x 8" Rhythm Traveler Bass Drum


Pearl Vision Birch 6pc, Red to Black Fade

Pearl Snare Drums

14" x 5" Music City Custom Solid Shell Maple w/ Nicotine White Marine Pearl Inlay

14" x 6.5" Free Floating Brass (90's)

14" x 6.5" Sensitone Aluminum

15" x 5" Senistone Mahogany

13" x 3" Steel Piccolo

14" x 5.5" Philharmonic Cast Aluminum


Pearl Hardware

150 Series Flat-Based

Eliminator Redline Chain Pedal



4.3 Octave Padouk Marimba, Voyager Frame