Beyond engaging and motivational, MADAME GANDHI is a creator and curator of culture and an agent of social activism and change. Her "Atomic Moment" Detroit in-store workshop was a rare opportunity to experience participatory immersion in sound design, foundation-build, and development. The community of creatives and curious was actively encouraged to experiment and create by MADAME GANDHI, who eagerly shared the Third Man stage, promoting opportunities to evolve from consumer to producer. Moments of trust and love and communal collaboration, live from the D: how we roll at Detroit Drum Dreams.
We don't mean to tease you, but we're talking Detroit porn with JOHNNY RADELAT, drummer for Gary Clark Jr. Listen in as Johnny shares a story about the first time he jammed with Gary and the key to getting a gig (and keeping it). You know we saved the best for last! Check back soon for the complete drummer profile segment.
We can guarante two things about TESLA: 1) they're electric to the bone and 2) you never need to worry about their batteries running low. How exactly are they "Gettin' Better" everyday? Take a look under the hood and examine the engine that's kept this hotrod operating at optimum efficiency for 3 decades: drummer TROY LUCCKETTA. Currently celebrating the 30th Anniversary of their debut album, Mechanical Resonance, TESLA is headlining a tour through the Summer and Fall of 2017, playing full sets of all their classic favorites and outstanding new material. Don't miss this opportunity to catch one of the all-time great American rock n' roll bands, still in their prime. Their sound is frozen in time; they're that great live! Head over to teslatheband.com to see which intimate theater or club they're playing close to you.
"Where This Flower Blooms," "Deathcamp," and "Boredom" live from the MO POP pit: a Cherry Bomb classic sandwiched between two new tracks off the just-dropped Scum Fuck Flower Boy release. After one watch, you'll have many questions; foremost: what flavor doughnut did TYLER THE CREATOR scoop off the stage, take a taste of, and then punt into the crowd? Damn right, that wasn't no Dilla's Delights!
LUKE BRYAN leads 40,000 in chorus of "The Star Spangled Banner" at the Faster Horses Festival, on the closing night of the annual long-weekend bash. "The Party is the Summer" is held every July at Michigan International Speedway. Upon saluting the troops, BRYAN shared with the crowd, "I've never seen a more patriotic festival in my life." Immediately, the spirited crowd broke into an impassioned "USA...USA...USA!" chant, which led BYRAN to respond: "Y'all wanna do this, right?"
21st century tech x boots-on-the-ground DIY punk mentality
From the fringes of Detroit, come the unforgettable tales of a teen and young adult dreaming of rocking the biggest stages, behind the sweetest kits. For Dean K. and T. Greens the mission is clear: evolve as drummers, and prove that with talent, hard work, and determination we can turn dreams into reality.
Detroit Drum Dreams is an original reality-based webseries that follows two amateur drummers destined to drum their way to the top of the ranks. Each thematically designed webisode combines the struggles and successes of pursuing a dream with advice and mentorship from some of the finest professional drummers who count Detroit as home and rock royalty who pass through The Motor City on tour.
Heart-breaking, hilarious, revealing, and true: there's a little bit of Detroit Drum Dreams inside of you.