Interview: Joe Stickney of Bear In Heaven @ Pitchfork Music Festival

One of my drum students alerted me to Bear In Heaven‘s intriguing sound and layered grooves after stumbling upon them at a bar. Less than a year later, they’re playing a great set at Pitchfork Music Festival. Particularly impressive is the way Joe Stickney keeps the band lock-and-step with solid time, intricate coordination, and dropping in with drum fills at just the right time. Listening to the records, I assumed that...

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