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September 17th, 2014
The Drums are back and as rock ‘n roll as ever. Their new album Encyclopedia is almost out and this time The Drums are a duo. After releasing Portamento, their second studio album, the band went through a shake-up with their third founding member Connor Harwick leaving the group. The remaining members Jonny Pierce and […]
July 11th, 2012
If ever a band was defined by their taste in music, it would be The Drums. The Brooklyn indie pop act recently compiled a mix for Russian radio site Follow Me that isn’t even based on their influences so much, as it is a “Summer/Anti-summer” playlist. Download it here. Tracklist: 1. The Embassy — Hurt […]
May 28th, 2012
A television host is only as good as the people who surround him/her behind the scenes. And so, on this week’s episode of The Wedge, Damian introduces his viewers to Cam Lindsay, the “pencil-pushing, ooze dweller” who helps Damian with his interview questions and works like a slave to get new videos to air on […]
May 28th, 2012
For the week of May 27th, The Wedge played videos by the following artists: Handsome Furs (RIP), Blood Orange, Holograms, Odonis Odonis, Metronomy, Phedre, The Drums, and Slowdive. HANDSOME FURS I’M CONFUSED (4:32) LABEL: SUB POP/OUTSIDE DIRECTOR: SCOTT COFFEY BLOOD ORANGE CHAMPAGNE COAST (4:56) LABEL: DOMINO/OUTSIDE DIRECTOR: HALEY WOLLENS HOLOGRAMS HIDDEN STRUCTURES (4:06) LABEL: CAPTURED […]
May 1st, 2012
What do you get when you take One Direction’s Harry Styles to a notorious gay party night called “ZigZag” at one of New York’s hottest clubs? Well Harry’s pal Jonathan Pierce from The Drums would know – he was there! Jonathan explained exclusively to The Wedge what brought the pair out on the town, whether […]
March 7th, 2012
Indie pop sweethearts The Drums have been remixed by husband-wife duo Mates of State, who have taken the band’s latest single and given it a few coats of wonky keyboards and female backing vocals courtesy of Kori Gardner. The Drums “Days (Mates of State Remix)”
January 18th, 2012
Matthew Dear released his new EP, Headcage, this week. The second single is a brighter one featuring the forlorn pop vocals of Jonny Pierce, who’s best known as the animated frontman of indie pop wonders The Drums.
November 3rd, 2011
“I Can’t Save Your Life” is the B-Side to The Drums’ single, “How It Ended.” The song is just as addictive as any other Drums track, as it has those loveable “oohs” and “ahs” sung by Jonathan Peirce, handclaps, and a poppy guitar melody. That is until an unexpected keyboard solo chimes in and switches […]
October 5th, 2011
“How It Ended” is the second single and second music video off of Portamento, The Drums’ sophomore album. The clip follows around lead singer, Jonathan Pierce, looking lonely, as he sings “I don’t know how it ended/I don’t know where you ran to/I’ll always be right here.” The video, draped in some sort of textured […]