The Drums

  1. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: The Big Pink bring more anthemic pop; Headcage is not an ironic name for Matthew Dear’s newest EP; NYC’s Expensive Looks; Howler’s dangerously catchy power pop; Kathleen Edwards’ fourth album gets a Bon Iver boost.

    January 17, 2012
  2. The Drums “Money”

    The Drums have a new album, Portamento, hitting in September and here’s the first single. While their post-Joy Division/post-Smiths sound is always catchy and fun, I’m beginning to think lyrics may not be their strong suit.

    August 1, 2011
  3. Mixtape: “It’s Me, Summer”

    Today’s free mixtape is chock full of sweet cuts from some of today’s hottest indie bands, including The Drums, Sleigh Bells, The National and more.

    June 10, 2010
  4. The Drums “Let’s Go Surfing”

    We’ve waxed rhapsodic about The Drums on Heavy before, but the new video for “Let’s Go Surfing” just dropped and it’s basically precious treasure. Enjoy!

    December 16, 2009
  5. Breakthrough Band: The Drums

    The Drums are a band started by singer Jonathan Pierce and guitarist Jacob Graham, both originating from Florida, whose backgrounds include numerous remarkable stops such as a ‘religious househood that banned pop music.’

    September 24, 2009