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Friday May 31

Primavera Sound Barcelona



How big, how better, can BEAK> get every time they come to Primavera Sound? And we are not only talking about the “greater than” sign that completes the name of this band by Geoff Barrow, William Young and Billy Fuller. Nor about the fact their music involves a sound which is constructed by ever adding, ever joining and ever growing. Not even about the declaration of intent in every title of every album, including the one that they’ll perform at their third visit to the Parc del Fòrum, >>> (2018). It’s because each time they have visited Barcelona their performance has been even better than the last, although we thought it was impossible. Claustrophobia, fit for all fears, large-scale hypnosis and ear-dilating psychedelia: seeing each of their ceremonies is essential and necessary brain-training to acclimatise and thus avoid head-exploding episodes when they next visit.

>>> (Invada Records / Temporary Residence, 2018)