Selected Online Videos:

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Buenos Aires, November 2013: https://youtu.be/cyzLqC-uw6c (from the penultimate show of Mosquito album tour cycle)

Drums and Drones (acoustic), National Sawdust, July 31st, 2019: https://vimeo.com/380093314

Drums and Drones (electro-acoustic) with video by Ursula Scherrer, National Sawdust, July 31st, 2019: https://vimeo.com/380089142

Duo with Zeena Parkins, National Sawdust, July 31st, 2019: https://vimeo.com/383331254

w/ Chris Pitsiokos, Muchmores (Williamsburg, BK), September. 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRKAFGsc7GU

w/ Yonatan Gat and Band, Cleveland, June 22nd, 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCoAdof9HSY

Solo snare drum (w/ electronic enhancement), March 2015: https://vimeo.com/143047408 (from artist residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts) 

Bio (short)

Brian Chase is a drummer and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. His diverse range of work includes that with Grammy nominated rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the community of the New York experimental music scene, and his solo project Drums and Drones. Performance collaborators include leading improvisors Zeena Parkins and Anthony Coleman as well as visual artists Ursula Scherrer and Keti Kartveli, among many more. As a writer, articles have appeared in John Zorn’s Arcana anthology, Modern Drummer magazine and Talkhouse culture blog. In 2018, Brian started his own record label, Chaikin Records, at the encouragement of John Zorn. www.chaikinrecords.com

 

Bio (longer)

Brian Chase is a drummer and composer living in Brooklyn. His diverse range of work includes that with Grammy nominated rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the community of the New York experimental music scene, and Drums and Drones, a project focusing on the application of harmonic tuning to drums and percussion. Performances have taken him across the world to such notable stages as the Sydney Opera House, Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as innumerable DIY and independent art spaces of music’s “underground” communities. Recorded works include several with Yeah Yeah Yeahs and albums with leading improvisors such as Anthony Coleman, Zeena Parkins and Jeremiah Cymerman. In 2018, Brian released Drums and Drones: Decade, a triple album with 144 page book, as the debut release on his own label, Chaikin Records. As an educator, Brian was a visiting professor at Bennington College and guest lecturer at So Percussion’s Summer Institute at Princeton University. Writings have appeared in John Zorn’s Arcana, Modern Drummer Magazine, and culture blog Talkhouse. Performer and artist residencies have been held at The Stone and Headlands Center for the Arts. 

www.chaikinrecords.com & www.chasebrian.com

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