Beak> Announce US Dates For This September

posted August 3, 2010

Beak> Announce US Dates For This September

Beak> have announced US dates for this September, including shows at ATP, in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. The band have released the following statement on the tour: "hello. In September modern popular music group BEAK> are traveling on a diplomatic mission to the United States to rebuild the special relationship between our two great countries - they will do this by performing music in several cities and returning to you the multinational companies McDonalds Wall Mart [sic] and Krispy Kreme Donuts, then in return we will take British Petrolium and their oil spill back to the United Kingdom shore's to be dealt with by the proper authorities, the government of her royal highness the Queen of England. thank you"

BEAK> were formed in January 2009 by three Bristol musicians, Billy Fuller, Matt Williams and Geoff Barrow. The band have very strict guidelines governing the recording and writing process of their work. There first self titled album was recorded live in one room with no overdubs or repair, only using edits to create arrangements. All tracks were written over a twelve-day session in SOA Studio's, Bristol. Billy Fuller. Reared in Bristol, on an aural diet of anything and everything, facilitated later by his time working in the cities top independent record shop Replay Records, and also playing with handfuls of bands - including Invada's first signing: Fuzz Against Junk where he first met Barrow and Williams. Picked up a Yamaha keyboard aged three and never looked back, as Team Brick creates dissonance that immediately elucidates free forming thought, and impacts heavily on BEAK>'S rolling landscape. Geoff Barrow. Musician and producer born near Bristol. Best known for forming and producing popular music group Portishead and part owner of the independent record label Invada Records. Commenting on working in BEAK> "its really good to create music under different conditions than your used too."

BEAK> Ticketing Links

  • Sep 3 Bowery Ballroom NYC
  • Sep 4 ATP Festival
  • Sep 7 Independent SF
  • Sep 10 Troubadour Los Angeles