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November 28, 2010

The Kickdrums: "A Cross Between the Velvet Underground and DJ Premier"

Upstart Beatmaking Team Share Details About their Slow Grind to Fame and their Unique Sound

By AMIR SAID (SA'ID)

The Kickdrums have steadily been making beats/music on their own terms and from out their hometown, Cleveland, Ohio. Creative in both scope and in terms of how they've been to get their music out, the Kickdrums are certainly a beatmaking team to watch. In the video below (produced by HotMopFilms and HomeBase), the Kickdrums offer up details on everything from their unique sound, to how they were able gain recognition—in spite of representing from a non-major media market.

For educational purposes...

Off The Wall Ep.1 THE KICKDRUMS (via HotMopFilms and HomeBase)

Off The Wall Sessions - Ep. 1 The Kickdrums from OFF THE WALL SESSIONS on Vimeo.


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