Arlin Carter was born December 1, 1968 in Baltimore Md. Arlin started playing music at a young age. As a young child Arlin starting learning to play the drums in school, playing in school bands and events from elementary school through high school. After High School Arlin started playing with several different bands as a drummer and singing occasionally, working in the studio as a studio musician. Arlin has played with many musicians including; guys from Little Feat, the original members from Crack the Sky and eventually ended up starting a band called After Hours, After Hours was a blues band with a couple of guys called “I Mike” and “Ernie Steele”. After Hours played a lot of local venues. Arlin worked as a Technology consultant in the telecommunications industry where his work ended him up in California. Arlin eventually divorced and began traveling to Brazil where he met his wife Ana Paula. Currently Arlin is running Arlin Carter Studios helping independent Artists put out their music and is releasing his own music as well as other artists on his independant label.