Jim Kaufman: Working with Stephen Perkins is ‘a dream’

Jane's Addiction sticksman Stephen Perkins is teaming up with producer Jim Kaufman as part of his latest project.

The drummer´s new band Hellflower will head into the studio with Kaufman this month.

Kaufman explained: “I am very excited to get the opportunity to work with Stephen Perkins and Hellflower.

“Drum recordings have always been my specialty and my favourite part of producing. Collaborating with an icon such as Perkins is a dream come true for me.”

Check out the video below for some classic Perkins soloing.

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.