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Drummer Ches Smith Taking Residence at the Stone in NYC Beginning September 30

From September 30 until October 6, drummer Ches Smith will bring in different collaborators and projects, both long-standing and burgeoning, to the Stone in New York City. In the past decade, Ches Smith has become one of the most in-demand…

Aug 15, 2014

Ches Smith of Xiu Xiu

Although I had recorded with Xiu Xiu sporadically over the years, I didn't join the band full-time until the summer of 2006. Drum machines and sequencers had been staples of the band's sound. I was sort of surprised when friend…

Dec 4, 2007