Purple Television

BEAK> TV Takeover

Purple TV presents a TV Takeover from Geoff Barrow’s (Portishead’s multi-instrumentalist and producer) motorik band BEAK>. In the run up to their concert at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, with Boredoms and Ata Kak on Saturday May 28th for Villette Sonique 2016, BEAK> will be selecting their favorite videos exclusively for Purple. Watch their first selection here !

BEAK> are synonymous with creating sounds that encompass that of krautrock and post-punk. Their entire self-titled debut was written over a span of twelve days in Bristol, England, and recorded live in one room with no overdubs or repair, only using edits to create arrangements. Listen to one of our favorite tracks “Battery Point” (recorded in one take) from their self-titled debut here.

Their sophomore album, Beak II, was released on Barrow’s Invada Records label, in 2012. The group continued with the same production method as on the previous album and recorded all the songs in one day. The result was another Krautrock-influenced album full of hypnotic motorik rhythms.

The band are now currently on a European tour and have recently made the soundtrack for Tom Greens new film Couple In A Hole, a poignant drama of grief shot in the French wilderness.

BEAK> European Tour –
Friday May 27th – Trix Club, Antwerp, Belgium
Saturday May 28th- Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France
Thursday June 2nd – Primavera Festival, Barcelona, Spain
Wednesday June 8th – Beaches Brew, Ravenna, Italy
Friday June 10th- Primavera Festival, Porto, Portugal
Friday June 17th- B-Sides, Lucerne, Switzerland
Sunday June 19th- Best Kept Secret Festival, Hilvarenbeek, Holland
August 18-21 – Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales

[May 24 2016] : music

BEAK> TV Takeover / Wichita Lineman by Glen Campbell

“He really really likes Panasonic’s…” – BEAK>

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