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BTW Clipd Beaks recently released the cassette-only To Realize companion A World Without End, but judging from their ongoing focus on apocalyptic imagery, you get the sense they think the world's…   Read Story »
A World Without End is a companion piece to BTW Clipd Beaks' To Realize: The cassette-only release features b-sides, demos, outtakes, etc., from the sophomore collection. It'll be out "very soon" in…   Read Story »
Over the weekend when posting the Eric Wareheim-directed video for long-ago BTW HEALTH's "We Are Water" we included the Clark remix of Get Color's often retooled "Die Slow" as a bonus. Consider this…   Read Story »
On Monday we posted "Home," a warped-sounding slow-builder from Oakland BTW Clipd Beaks' To Realize. In that writeup, I mentioned speaking with vocalist Nick Berbeln about the collection's…   Read Story »
As mentioned when posting "Blood," the raucous Liars-esque opener from Oakland BTW Clipd Beaks' To Realize, the noise-rock trio's post-"Visions" sophomore collection blows past 2007's Hoarse Lords.…   Read Story »
The hardworking Oakland trio Clipd Beaks' expansive second full-length To Realize (1/26, Lovepump) blows by 2007's Hoarse Lords, an album that excited us enough to slap them with a Band To Watch tag.…   Read Story »
Oakland trio Clipd Beaks' expansive second full-length To Realize (1/26, Lovepump) blows by 2007's Hoarse Lords, an album that made them a Band To Watch. We spoke with vocalist Nick Berbeln about…   Read Story »
This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys' virtual poll booth…   Read Story »
When affixing a BTW to Oakland's Clipd Beaks, we said upon first listen "you might think about Liars trying to belt their tribal, Kraut-y Drum's Not Dead or Liars material from a sinking ship,"…   Read Story »
Appropriately monikered Thanksgiving-week BTW Clipd Beaks are one of my favorite recent listens: A Drum's Not Dead/Liars atmosphere shattered against a more smart ass post-no wave sensibility. The…   Read Story »