More The-Drum stories

Hear JODY’s Mirage-Like ‘Oasis’

JODY sit along an auspicious, purple-ish Chicago intersection. The leftfield R&B quintet involves beat-deconstructing production duo the-Drum, and it's also aligned with SPIN Best New Artists…
Marc Hogan / April 28, 2014

Mykki Blanco Swaggers With The-Drum Producer on ‘She Gutta’

Mykki Blanco put her stamp on 2013 with Betty Rubble: The Initiation, an all-too short EP that spawned a terrifying video (for "The Initiation") but…
Chris Martins / January 28, 2014

The-Drum, ‘Contact’ (Audraglint)

Despite the fact that The-Drum's debut album is largely instrumental and free of any vocals or narrative that explicitly states, "This takes place in the…
Jessica Hopper / June 26, 2013

The-Drum Drop Goopy Gong-Powered Slow Jam ‘Switch’

Chicago duo The-Drum made SPIN's Best New Artists list this month for their fascinating ability to combine "fleet footwork rhythms, New Age synths, percolating R&B,…
Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

5 Best New Artists for June ’13

From a Bay Area punk-turned-popsmith to a chameleonic electro duo from Chicago to a striking new breed of underground rapper, here are five artists to…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2013