Interview: Brandon Young of Delta Spirit

One of the best things about this TheBestDrummerInTheWorld gig is that I get to meet bands I don’t know shit about.Prior to tonight, all I knew about Delta Spirit was that they were on tour with Nada Surf. Ira Elliot of Nada Surf recommended that I interview Delta Spirit drummer Brandon Young. So, I did, and then I watched their set without ever having heard a note from them. They killed it. Let me warn you about Delta Spirit....

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Interview: Taylor Knox of The Golden Dogs

For a guy who started off in this band on bass, Taylor Knox of The Golden Dogs, KILLLLLLS on drums. The bestdrummerintheworld was interviewing Andrew Scott of Sloan (who rules) and Andrew said Taylor Knox IS the best drummer in the world. ┬áBut I own the dot com part, so I’ll decide. Most of us have a network of friends or trusted sources who turn us on to new music. When you interview drummers you dig in bands you dig you get...

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Interview: Ira Elliot of Nada Surf

Although Ira Elliot has probably heard it a million times, my story of my Nada Surf obsession is not a new story. My obsession with Nada Surf was sparked by Weezer. Ric Ocasek of the Cars who produced the first Weezer record which sounded amazing. (The fact that he messed with Guided By Voices we shall leave to another post) Around that time he also produced a record by a New York band called Nada Surf. They had a moderate hit with...

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