Tz’s Daily Dose of Drummers: Loz

Enter the 90’s and England’s 2nd of 3 great movements; ‘Shoegaze‘. The best of these bands, and yes, better than MBV, was RIDE. They were the perfect band at the Perfect Time, and they had a secret weapon in their drummer; Loz Colbert. RIDE‘s music was full of melody & angst, and Loz contributed just enough chaos to bring it all home. Imagine Keith Moon without the crazy…

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Amidst the beauty and the noise, you can hear hook after hook! This next song taught me the ride/crash/ride/crash technique that i still love to use…

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Sadly, RIDE broke up and for some reason refuse to reunite! One guy went solo, another joined Oasis, another quit music and Loz joined indie-Gods The Jesus & Mary Chain

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Tony
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PlayNetwork, Inc.

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  • Strong, strong post! Love Ride and JMC.

    Check out The Veldt “Soul In a Jar”

    A worthy addendum to the 90’s shoegaze set from Chapel Hill, NC. Cocteaus meets The Chameleons meets Detroit Soul

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3pdtHIb4dw

    - John Crooke