Chris Warner

"Matt is a composer’s dream percussionist and drummer. I’ve worked with him at Abbey Road, on the musical theatre stage, and via his top-spec percussion tracking studio, and time after time he delivers the highest standards of playing and production."

Rebecaa Applin

“Matt is a superb drummer… precise, pays careful attention to detail and offers creative suggestions. I would not hesitate to recommend Matt".

Colin Buckeridge
Composer, Arranger & MD

"Working with Matthew is always a pleasure- his infectious enjoyment and thorough professionalism shines through all his work- I would recommend him any and every time".


Hi, I’m Matt Whittington, a London, UK based percussionist and drummer known for incredible versatility and my huge collection of esoteric percussion and drums.

Having always been fascinated by the recording process, I set up RealPercussion specifically to solve the most common problems composers, producers and artists run into when recording percussion and drums.