The largest, most prominent cymbal on Battles drummer John Stanier's kit stands about seven feet high, towering over everything and everyone: Stanier, the rest of the drums, the rest of the band and the rest of the people staring at it; i.e., the crowd. One cannot strike this cymbal nonchalantly. Stanier has to look directly at it, lean forward and reach for it. Whump. This has deliberately been designed to require a... More >>>
Tyondai Braxton (far right) leads a munchkin revolution.