23-year-old Madden Klass is a vibrant, multifaceted player making herself heard and known by many through her prolific videos and performances. She has found success touring alongside an extensive range of artists (Mike Doughty, Wheatus, Big Wild, Dixie D’Amelio, Allison Ponthier, and Matt Maltese), as well as Boygenius in 2023. Additionally, she has cultivated her own sound with multiple original projects, most notably, Space Junk is Forever. With roots in progressive rock, alternative rock, and pop, Madden has always seen her role as a player in the composition.
While simultaneously attending Berklee College of Music, Madden built herself a home studio to capture and refine her drum sounds, allowing her to enter the world of studio recording. She can be heard playing on Mike Doughty’s Ghost of Vroom 2, produced by Mario Caldato Jr. She has also found success in the drumming community gathering more than 90K followers through curating content on Instagram.
Since 2019, Madden has been touring with a variety of artists playing arenas (MSG, The Forum), amphitheaters, standing rooms and halls (House of Blues, The Fillmore, Bowery Ballroom), summer stages, and festivals (BottleRock, Austin City Limits, Life is Beautiful).
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