John Thayer is a New York based musician, composer and audio engineer. Thayer explores the intersection of acoustic and electronic music, using tape manipulations and experimental recording techniques, to produce instrumental music in a wide spectrum ranging from exploratory group improvisation to solo ethereal soundscapes. He is the house engineer at Thump Studios in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A trained drummer and percussionist, Thayer has toured internationally as a performing artist. His work has appeared in numerous television and feature films and he is a Montello Foundation artist in residence for 2018. Thayer is a graduate of the Institute of Audio Research and George Washington University.