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Tony Thaxton toured the world a professional drummer in the band Motion City Soundtrack for over 11 years.  After leaving the band, Tony worked as a podcast producer, engineer, and host. In 2016 he returned to Motion City Soundtrack for their farewell world tour. In the last several years he has been lucky enough to play drums with Aimee Mann, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Ted Leo, Braid, and Paul F. Tompkins to name a few. In addition to various live and session drumming, he writes songs of his own, teaches drum lessons and thinks about Star Wars too much.  He currently drumming for Tiny Stills and Don't Stop or We'll Die, plus Motion City Soundtrack is returning in 2019. He is also the on-air podcast producer for Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, is the host of his own podcast, Bizarre Albums. He also attempts to write bios that don't sound like they were written by himself.
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