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The Beta Band Released “Hot Shots II” 20 Years Ago Today

19 days ago
Magnet Magazine20 years ago today, the Beta Band released Hot Shots II. Part deux. Read our feature on post-Beta band the Aliens: The post The Beta Band Released “Hot Shots II” 20 Years Ago Today appeared first on Magnet Magazine. more info

Ethan P Flynn: ‘Convincing myself that what I’m doing is good is a battle’

334 days ago
Guardian MusicThe wildly prolific 21-year-old has worked with David Byrne and FKA twigs, but that still doesn’t stop self-doubt creeping inEthan P Flynn knew the time was right to drop out of a prestigious place at London’s Guildhall School of Music when he wo... more info

The Beta Band’s Steve Mason on the Evolving Music Industry

875 days ago
Consequence of SoundHe also explains the politics behind songs like “America Is Your Boyfriend”. more info

The Beta Band’s John Maclean Looks Back At The Three EPs On Its 20th Anniversary

1041 days ago
StereogumIn the late '90s, musical genres that once felt as separate as continents began to shift into each other like tectonic plates, the great unifier being electronic music. Pick any genre or scene and you’ll find it taking hold due to an increasing int... more info

Bill's Indie Basement (9/21): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

1048 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThis week in the Basement: new albums from BEAK> (ft. Portishead's Geoff Barrow) and Berlin's Fenster, plus a 20th anniversary reissue of The Beta Band's 'The Three EPs,' Zoos of Berlin side project South South Million, and a solo reco... more info

Steve Mason – “Stars Around My Heart”

1052 days ago
StereogumHey, we're finally at the point of the year where next year's records are starting to get announced! So mark your calendars with this: Steve Mason, former frontman of Scottish space-pop geniuses the Beta Band, is coming back in January, following up ... more info

Don Letts 2017-06-11 Crucial Beta Band

1512 days ago
Core News“The Don’s selections cross time, space and genre. Each week, as well as blending his favourite new music with classics from the UK, USA, Jamaica, Africa and way beyond, he highlights a piece of Crucial Vinyl – a cherished album from his own co... more info

Iggy Pop 2016-11-11 Steve Mason sits in

1725 days ago
Core News“The Ex Beta Band frontman Steve Mason sits in for Iggy Pop playing two hours worth of his favourite songs. He plays an eclectic mix, from rockabilly to blues, electro to old-skool hip hop, mixed with stories of how the bands on his playlist have i... more info

Steve Mason live at End Of The Road, Sept 3, 2016

1796 days ago
Uncut The Beta Band man fights back The Beta Band man fights back The post Steve Mason live at End Of The Road, Sept 3, 2016 appeared first on Uncut. more info

Steve Mason review – Beta Band troubadour, stripped back and sublime

1927 days ago
Guardian MusicAcademy 2, ManchesterMason emerges as a superb singer and waggish raconteur in a set built around his stunning recent albumScotsman Steve Mason has steadily crawled from the wreckage of the Beta Band to become one of our most compelling singer-songwr... more info

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