Ep 50: Beak> with their take on culture and the music industry today
This episode is brought to you in partnership with the Desert Daze Festival.
Beak> is a band from Bristol consisting of Geoff Barrow, Billy Fuller, and Will Young. Each member comes with their own legendary musical history but has collectively thrown themselves into Beak> full-heartedly, and rightfully so. They’re making some of the best music out there today and put on one of the most epic live shows.
We talk about touring in the US vs Europe, their take on streaming, some inherent flaws in the music industry and culture today, positive aspects of culture today, Bristol’s music scene, and their songwriting process. Listen above or on iTunes or Spotify.
In this episode, we talk about:
- touring in the US as a UK band
- they’re take on the impact of streaming on album sales
- why they miss MySpace
- the ATP festival
- Desert Daze
- the music scene in Bristol and London
- misogyny in the music industry
- their songwriting and recording process
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