The title says it all really. The Drums have released a free download of a remix, by analogue-art-synth champions Add N to (X), of their latest single, "How it Ended"! Why is this such big news? Well, apart from anything else Add N to (X), have been silent since their split in 2003, leaving a huge hole in the new music landscape, so this is a real treat. Read on to find out more.
Add N to (X) were formed by Andrew Aveling, Ann Shenton, and Barry 7 (who masterminded this remix.) Focusing on experimental use of analogue synths, and theremin and art-house work ethics, The Drums' Jonny Pierce, often cites the band as an influence. So here's the remix: The Drums - How It Ended (Add n to (x) 7 Remix) Here's the original with its video: And Here are some dates for The Drums, in The UK next year: February 26: Liverpool, Academy 2 February 27: London, Roundhouse (NME Awards Show) February 28: Oxford, Academy 2 Find out more at thedrums.com