5GB With The Drums; Playing The Drunken Unicorn, Tonight Oct. 31

By Eileen Tilson/ @tktalt_tn

I remember reading in some industry publications about two years ago about this very cool band called, The Drums, from Brooklyn. Now, before you stop reading this due to illegally tight jeans, check them out. This band is actually pretty rad. The Drums released their second album Portamento, on September 5th 2011,and also revealed that they almost split at the end of June due to stylistic disagreements. We chatted (briefly) with Jacob Graham before their show tonight at The Drunken Unicorn.

What was the first gig you ever went to?

Joy Electric, Akron Ohio, 1997. a dat player and a juno 106.

What is the best gig you’ve ever been to?

Every time I see io echo.

What is the best gig you’ve ever played/performed at?

I don’t know. I’d like to think they keep getting better.

What gig would you most like to play? (festival or event or a location or a venue)

I don’t actually like playing “gigs”, but I am grateful for any.

What would the line-up be at your dream gig? Who would you play with?

I’d like to play a concert with The Wake.

The Drums play The Drunken Unicorn Monday, October 31.



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