Chugg Entertainment, Lunatic Entertainment & Popfrenzy present
8:00pm, Sun 1st August, 2010
Oxford Art Factory, NSW
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Dubbed New Yorks official coolest new band by NME, The Drums have heralded a return to the simplicity of the mind-invading catchiness unique to good, solid, guitar-pop songs.'We love the 1950s,' they say, 'it was the beginning of basic pop music. They did it from scratch and pulled these amazing, timeless melodies out of thin air.' And The Drums, with their New Order-style trebly, melodic bass, Ventures-esque guitar songs about surfing, do exactly that.
On stage their infectious energy manifests as near-lunacy, the band playing their chirpy, whistle stopstart ditties with breathtaking mania. Its no wonder that after only a year of living in NYC The Drums concerts became a weekly dance-party attended religiously by even the most cynical of music fans.
The Drums took the coveted opening slot of the NME tour throughout February this year, before being crowned winners of the 'Philip Hall Radar Award' (08 and 09 winners were Glasvegas and The Big Pink), at the NME Awards. They also played an intimate, sold out three-date UK tour during the last week of March where they were watched by Morrissey, Mike Joyce and Andy Rourke of The Smiths.
Now its our turn, dont miss The Drums for the first time on Australian shores this August.
The Motifs 8:30pm
The Drums 9:30pm