Frontman Jonny Pierce says the track is 'about shedding off what binds you and protecting what's good'
It will be the band's first album in over three years
The band previewed third album to fans at Novotel Hotel on Wednesday
Listen to Pierce's solo 'pop' effort 'I Didn't Realise' on NME.COM
The Drums criticise indie bands for being too keen to collaborate for the wrong reasons
The band also give away a Trentemoller remix of the 'Portamento' track
The band talk us through their second studio album
Band bring 'Portamento' to the UK for 10 shows
Episode 001 sees them performing a track from forthcoming album 'Portamento'
The second, sepia tinged video from the trio’s new album Portamento.
The sleeve of [a]The Drums[/a]’ second album is a family photo of a young Jonathan Pierce standing next to a middle-aged woman, probably his gran. His eyes are photoshopped red,…
Jonathan, Jacob and Connor talk us through album number two.
Jonathan, Jacob and Connor lead us through the second half of ‘Portamento’
Band also announce that their new album will be titled 'Portamento'
If there’s anyone better than The Drums at making music so deliriously sunny and upbeat whilst simultaneously chin-draggingly glum in the lyrics department, we’d like to buy them an orange…
Band will also showcase previously unperformed tracks at NME Awards Show next year, says singer
Band also announce three intimate London shows to support second LP
Band extend their early 2012 UK run of dates
The Drums release their second album ‘Portamento’ on September 12th. ‘Money’ is released on September 5th.
Along with our Albums Of The Year list, other publications have printed theirs. The likes of PJ Harvey, The Horrors and Katy B have all featured regularly. But enough of…
Jonathan Pierce says the band are looking to ditch their guitars for next album
Example, The Drums and Snow Patrol all have new stuff out
New clip shows band goofing around in New York
We spoke to The Drums’ Jonathan Pierce about his “world of fear”, new album ‘Portamento’, and why they might going electro next time How did you reconfigure as a band…
Now that the tickets for the NME Awards Tour, featuring Two Door Cinema Club, Metronomy, Tribes and Azealia Banks, have been released, it’s time to unveil the acts for the…
“Forget Adam because he’s forgettable. He never brought anything good to this band.” Those were the words of The Drums’ Jonathan Pierce back in October 2010, when we asked him…
For it is solely fine weather that doth make the festival fine”, wrote Shakespeare in his most famous, in-no-way-entirely-fabricated play. You know, the one about a superstar lute player backstage…
Brooklyn band post grainy studio footage and cryptic message online
The Drums’ PR popped into the office today to play us their new album ‘Portamento’, and it’s a pretty sweet affair. Fans of their eponymous debut won’t be disappointed. Following…
1. The Drums – ‘Money’ If there’s anyone better than The Drums at making music so deliriously sunny and upbeat whilst simultaneously chin-draggingly glum in the lyrics department, we’d like…