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The Drones
London based contemporary quartet


ATTENTION: for UP-TO-DATE NEWS - go to our Drones Gigs page

Our new CD Drones 4 is now available.

"Very good indeed " - FOLK ROOTS

To buy go to Discography

For a moving taste of one of the tracks - 'Dyllis Doors' - huge thanks must go to Simon Vaughan and Jenny Stock, who came round to Giles' one day and took this video...

Dyllis Doors

'A delight' Time Out

'Surprisingly pleasant' The Times

The Drones play original acoustic music and songs with cello, mandolin, clarinet, percussion, car parts, toys, birdcalls, musical saw, items from the garden shed... 

As seen on : Blue Peter - Channel 4 - The Purcell Room -The Science Museum - The Barbican - Radios 3, 4, and 5, and so on

All toy photos - Alex Sturrock - see links

The Drones have a special appeal for family audiences and a concert called The Toy Symphony is part of our repertoire.



The band offers a range of workshops where up to thirty people can participate in a Drones performance.


The band scrubbed up for a performance at Harefield hospital.