Amy Klein, a virtuoso in music (you may have seen her wailing on a guitar and violin in Titus Andronicus) and a general asset to society, sent us a link to the following essay. Quite frankly, it raises the questions we have been thinking of ourselves and answers them in a very comprehensive manner. Why […]Read more
She was brought to our attention through this video of spectacular vocal percussion… And she kept our attention through her amazing story. Sheila Chandra is a singer form South London, of Indian descent, who began her career int he early 80s. She released an album with Monsoon, featuring the song “Ever So Lonely” that went […]Read more
Behold, Susie. Soon to come a video post of a tour through her home, not quite in the vein of Cribs but close enough. Until you buy Issue 4 of Tom Tom, let these photos hold you over. There is a really radical interview with her and you’d be selling yourself short by not looking […]Read more
CMJ is this week and we wait for it all year long in NYC. The bands highlighted for this event often pop up for the rest of your musical year as the best acts around so now is the time to get ahead of the curve. Don’t you want to impress your friends a few […]Read more
Girlschool is legendary. Previously Painted Lady, Girlschool became official with their 1980 release of Demolition with Denise Dufort on drums, Enid Williams as lead vocalist and bassist, Kelly Johnson on lead guitar and lead vocals, and Kim McAuliffe as lead vocalist and rhythm guitar. They are iconic amongst British New Wave of Heavy Metal in […]Read more
“He thinks my head is in the clouds…and he is right” Erica Garcia first came to the United States from Argentina in 2000 for a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Artist. Not a bad introduction to the Northern part of the Americas. She spent that first visit touring California with just an acoustic […]Read more
the mag: current issue
#23: The Banned Issue
- Drummers who refused to put down their sticks.
- The Hum: Mondays in October at Manhattan Inn
- 10/05/15 - 10/26/15
The Hum matches musicians who have never worked together and commissions new work from their collaborative pairing, which is performed live for the first and possibly only time. Throughout the month long series, over 35 musicians will take the stage, mixing an eclectic scope of musical genres, styling, aesthetic and beyond.
The next series of the Hum begins October 5th and runs every Monday throughout the month.
On Monday October 12th at 9pm, it will be a curated set by Tom Tom Magazine. The set will be entirely drummers. Performers include Tamsin Wilson (Wilsen) & Katrina Cunningham, Gabi Jimeno (Balancer), Juliana Ronderos (Salt Cathedral) & Kelsey Lu.
More info available at Hypnocraft Presents.
Check out the flyer below and the Facebook event for the full listing of performers in October.
by Narissa Carthy-Dundas, 11-year-old student at Revival Drum Shop Revival Drum Shop, located in SE Portland, is... Continue reading →