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Premiere: The Drums – “There Is Nothing Left (Tokimonsta Remix)”

Following last year’s release of Encyclopedia, The Drums enlist remix master TOKiMONSTA for a fresh take on “There Is Nothing Left.” The original had an ’80s vibe... Read more »

The Drums – “I Can’t Pretend”

Following a nearly two year hiatus, Brooklyn indie band The Drums made their triumphant return last month with “Magic Mountain,” and today they’re back with... Read more »

Songs to Soundtrack Your Wasted Youth

Being wasted is more a state-of-mind than a state of intoxication. It’s that apathy that settles into the nerve-endings of young people; it’s the fire... Read more »

Video: The Drums – “Days”

The Drums’ newest single, “Day” just got the visual treatment, and the results are fuzzy, a little creepy and kind of cool. The clip is... Read more »

The Drums – “Money (Basement Jaxx Remix)”

Featuring this remix may seem superfluous on top of our weekly dance music posts, but we can’t pass on a Basement Jaxx remix, right? This... Read more »

Video: The Drums – “How It Ended”

The newest video from The Drums didn’t mean much to me on first watch. It shows lead singer Johnny Pierce walking around London, looking pensive... Read more »

The Drums – “Money”

“Money” is our first taste of The Drums‘ second album Portamento, coming in September. It’s got much of the same vintage sound and unbridled, emotive... Read more »

The Drums – “Down By The Water”

It’s hard to go wrong with that bass line progression (you know, that “Stand By Me” type shit). Don’t get it fucked up though, this... Read more »

Music Video + MP3! The Drums – "Let's Go Surfing"

You know the type: Guitars that sound like they’re being played out of 1950’s vintage amps, a breezy surf-pop sound, and “fuck it, let’s surf”... Read more »