Andrew W.K. Tag Archive

Our Favorite #Drumathon Moments

Posted June 25

Although it’s been almost a week since Andrew W.K. crushed the record for the longest drum session in a retail store at our 24-hour O Music Awards show, we’re still reeling from all the glorious memories we’ve made. The drumathon was replete with amazing, shining moments — from collaborations between top-notch musicians to surprise visits from prestigious Internet cats. Check out some of our favorites below.

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Epic #Drumathon Moment Three: Lil Bub Drops By

Posted June 24

While Andrew W.K. and his new drumming record — longest drum session in a retail store in New York — admittedly stole the O Music Awards show, one of our award winners threatened to eclipse even W.K.’s ample star power: Lil Bub, winner of the illustrious Our Favorite Musical Cat award. Suffice it to say, when Bub dropped by the drumathon to offer W.K. some mews of support, the Internet damn near exploded.

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Epic #Drumathon Moment Two: Cuba Gooding Jr. Brings More Cowbell

Posted June 24

A new week has dawned, but we’re still reeling over here at OMA HQ — remembering epic moments from our 24-hour live music festival/awards show. And a goodly portion of those moments, friends, came from our amazing drumathon, in which Party King Andrew W.K. set a new world record for the longest drum session in a retail store in New York City. Today, we’re primed to share one of our favorite such memories: Specifically, that time when Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. just straight up crashed our drumathon to dole out some cowbell.

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Party Pearls Of Wisdom From Andrew W.K. & Pearl The Goat

Posted June 18

The O Music Awards is officially TOMORROW and with it comes a TON of eclectic awards, 50+ bands playing across the country, Andrew W.K. drumming for 24 hours to set a new world record, a passel of kittens and, of course, a goat. Yes, you heard us right — a goat.

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Andrew W.K. On: How He Plans To Drum For 24 Hours During The O Music Awards

Posted June 17

It wouldn’t be the O Music Awards without something weird and wonderful to add to the mix. Last year, that weird and wonderful thing was Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips breaking the Guinness World Record for the most live shows in 24 hours (multiple city) — this year, that aforementioned thing is musician, motivational speaker and all-around Party King, Andrew W.K. Yup, the Grand Czar of Positivity and Having Fun will be joining our 24-hour awards show on Wednesday, June 19th (kicking off at 7pm EST) and he’ll be undertaking a characteristically amazing and off-the-wall feat: He will be attempting to drum from 24 hours straight. Have we got your attention yet? We thought so.

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