Chaikin Records

Chaikin Records, owned and operated by drummer Brian Chase, is a record label dedicated to the musical language of the avant-garde with a special focus on the NYC community and its groundbreaking artists. For further info and catalog of releases, visit


music: for Modern Drummer (various topics); for Ravelin (on drone); for Liquidrum (on playing techniques of Drums and Drones with videos)

food: cooking  //   yoga: notes  //  commentary: Akeidah


For about four years Brian hosted a monthly radio show at Brooklyn’s

Shows (most of them…) are archived at and select ones are available at



Still from the video “Drone State of Mind, V.2” by Erik Zajaceskowski from the Drums and Drones DVD