Ian G. McColm is a multi-instrumentalist and composer residing in Alexandria, Virginia. A drummer since the age of 8, he was admitted to Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies under the tutelage of master drummer Billy Hart.

McColm has performed nationally and internationally in a variety of ensembles including the drone/ambient duo, Nagual, as well as free-music trio, Heart of the Ghost. McColm’s music has been featured by WFMU, Adhoc.fm, Dusted Magazine, and Mike Watt’s “The Watt from Pedro Show.” Much of this music can be heard on releases from Ergot Records, Marmara Records, C/Site Recordings, and Feeding Tube Records.