Beak> is one of those rare bands that manages to sound familiar yet alien, straightforward yet odd, simple but subtly complex. Their delightfully oddball approach to kraut rock inspired, synth heavy, noisey, vaguely pop(?) music is as refreshing as it is unique. On the release of their outstanding third album >>> they’ve grown into not only a tighter and more cohesive unit but also somehow become even more unpredictable than they were on their previous releases.
Beak> is a band that exists in those often crossed but never lingered in lines between both genre and time. Their use of vintage sounds but their forward thinking compositions make them sound like the future and the past at the same time. Nailing them down to one genre is impossible and their uniqueness is quite welcome in an age of increasing compartmentalization of bands. >>> is easily their best album and hopefully affords them greater success, the world needs more weird stuff that is not only perplexing but also easy to like and actually fun to listen to.
|B2||King Of The Castle|
|B5||When We Fall|