John Calder

Drums 1969-1970

John Calder started in the music and sound business as a teenager playing drums in a surf band (The Squires). After playing in the Benson Obermeyer Fruit Stand Band, John founded Podipto with Dan Lund, John Collins, Karen Lund and Jack Sundrud.

John then became a recording engineer, working in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Milan and Montreal, while sharing a Platinum Record, a Gold Record, a Gold Reel, a Monitor Award, a Muse Award and an AZA Top Honors Award.

John is currently director of retail for Acoustic Geometry, an acoustic-products company in Chaska, Minn.