Q&A

O.A.R.'s Chris Culos: Methods of Music

Starting a revolution of your own is a difficult task, but jam band O.A.R. (Of a Revolution) makes it look pretty easy.

Of course, it's harder than it seems. I spoke with drummer Chris Culos, in hopes of finding what lessons O.A.R. has learned in its transition from garage band to college rockers, and the success the band has experienced since figuring out a unique, creative method to market their sound across campuses nationwide.

"It all goes by in the blink of an eye, but other times you have these really intimate shows...where the crowd's right there in front of you and there's no curfew and the band can play as long as they want," Says Culos. "That's the fun stuff and keeps us wanting to do this night after night."

We discussed the band's history, their new album, King, which debuted at number 12 on the Billboard 200 chart.

O.A.R. is scheduled to perform Wednesday, January 25 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe.

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Taylor Moon
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