Ed (Edward) Lay plays drums in Birmingham quartet Editors. After their continued success in the charts, sold out tours, and numerous headlining festival slots, The Mail on Sunday newspaper lauded them as the second biggest British band of the decade.
Their brand of dark indie rock is habitually compared to the sound of such bands as Echo & the Bunnymen, Joy Division, Interpol, etc.
Ed has joined the SONOR artist family in August 2013. His weapon of choice is a ProLite (Vintage Maple) kit in Brilliant Black. His configuration: 20" Bass Drum, 10" Tom Tom, 12" Tom Tom, 14" Floor Tom, 16" Floor Tom, 12" Snare Drum. Moreover he plays the Phil Rudd Signature 14x5" Snare Drum (Chrome over Brass shell).