Thom Mills

Artist, Educator

Skinny Lister drummer Thom Mills is a drums graduate from BIMM Brighton and has played with the band since 2014.

Skinny Lister drummer Thom Mills is a drums graduate from BIMM Brighton and has played with the band since 2014.

Skinny Lister are a folk-punk-pop six-piece making big waves on the live circuit.  This year has seen them play a number of festivals including Into the Wild, Reading and Leeds, the Cambridge Folk Festival, 2000trees and Riot Fest in the US.  They’ve also played numerous dates around Europe including Switzerland, France and Germany.

The band are used to playing high profile support slots and supported Boy George in 2014. 2015 saw them support folk star Frank Turner on his US tour. The tour consisted of thirty dates, opening in Philadelphia before taking in places like New York, Washington and California before finishing up in Texas.

When drummer Thom isn’t on the road he also sessions for two other acts Ed Prosek and Derelicts, and he has his own private drum teaching business, helping musicians hone their drum skills.

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