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Drumming to Success: Why Teaching Music Matters

Jason Chuong | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Jason Chuong

When music is taught in school, it offers a crucial link to the outside world -- to one of the most prominent facets of our culture. It acts as a bridge from the classroom to the community.

Gangnam Style 2.0?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Arts

Some of you may already be acquainted with Kwon Soon-Keun, the white-haired Korean drummer who is quickly rising to YouTube celebrity status due to a...

10 Artsy Music Videos We Can't Stop Watching

Andrew Reilly | Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

We're going to ahead and call the disappearance of the music video a big fat myth. Thanks perhaps nearly-universally to YouTube, music videos are b...

Is This the Official Anthem of Occupy Wall Street?

Greg Garry | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Garry

The Drums' "Money," the clever first single off their second album Portamento, seemed poised to be the poster song of our current financial armegeddon...

PHOTOS: Treasure Island Schedule And Evening Shows Announced

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.23.2011 | San Francisco

One of the coolest things about the annual Treasure Island Music Festival is all the great live music that happens before the festival even starts and...

The Drums Go for Broke

Greg Garry | Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Garry

You would think that the Drums would just cheer up already. 2010 was a very good year for the indie rock darlings.

PHOTOS, REVIEWS: Lollapalooza, Day Two

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 10.07.2011 | Chicago

Day two of Lollapalooza is now in the books and it was an altogether hotter, muddier, more crowded and less consistently enthralling musical affair th...

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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2010 -- The Year Surf Rock Swelled

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Trends in this day and age seem to come on fast and then wither away. One of this year's trends has been the rapid growing genre of surf rock. But take note: this isn't your parents' surf rock.

Band on the Rise: Get to Know 'The Drums'

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Drums' track "Let's Go Surfing" features the best whistling in a song since the infectious Peter, Bjorn & John recent classic "Young Folks."

Jonah Rocks VIDEO: Amazing 5-Year-Old Drummer Does Awesome Song Covers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jonah Rocks is a 5-year-old drummer you're clearly going to be hearing lots about in the future. The kid has surreal musical skills for someone so yo...