Live Video: Beat Connection

photo by Dave Lichterman

KEXP Song of the Day alumni and local Seattle chillwavers Beat Connection specialize in a balearic blend of surf-psychedelia and dance pop. Seattle listeners may recognize the group’s debut EP, Surf Noir, from last year, when it was released for free via Bandcamp. Surf Noir has withstood the test of time, however, and the EP will be re-released internationally April 12th on UK label Tender Age. Preceding that, the young locals are scheduled to showcase at South By Southwest -- a far cry for a couple of kids who began recording in an attic studio. But if Surf Noir tells us anything, it’s that their homegrown nostalgia gives an undeniable charm to their dancefloor pop. Below, witness their one-of-a-kind live set in the KEXP studio:

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One Comment

  1. Jbo
    Posted February 11, 2011 at 3:42 pm | Permalink

    So beachey, so dancey. Didn’t know these dudes were so young! Dig all the vids, especially Silver Screen and In The Water

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