As the picture indicates, BEAK> move like a fixed gear bike: no brakes (to quote the Nocando). Geoff Barrow’s other band has propulsion for days and sounds like he’d decamped from Bristol to Stuttgart and decided to make funky autobahn grooves. “Yatton” refers to a city in rural England, so I will just have to […]
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We hold few rules inviolate at Passion of the Weiss.  One of them is the maxim that Geoff Barrow can do no wrong. Hence, the compulsion to post the “Welcome to the Machine” cover that his other band Beak> recently dropped for one of these free compilation CD’s that Mojo gives away every month. By […]
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Scene 9- Annie Hall from logan lemberger on Vimeo. Because Kanye West and Jay-Z love Pill, but hate Hebrews, they have graced us with their latest single, “H.A.M.” We are ordered to hail to the throne, but some of us follow the scriptures of Supreme Clientele: “y’all know how we dine, but we don’t eat […]
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Beats, Beaks, and Barrows September 28, 2010
There are cliches that surround krautrock, but I only know a few. My knowledge of Teutonic culture is tragically limited to their ardor of Hasselhoff, Bavarian beverages, and the Neuschwanstein Castle.  Cliches wrapped inside an enigma, wrapped inside a hot dog, and sold at every stop alongside the autobahn. The predominant (and true) trope about […]
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