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The Beauvilles

The Beauvilles

The Beauvilles


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beauvilles The Beauvilles are an American indie rock band currently living in the southern state of Florida. Their music includes overtones of Americana, British Invasion, and Vintage R&B along with more experimental musical elements and time signatures. The Beauvilles recording debut came with the Singapore EP, which was produced at the personal studio of John Wesley (guitarist), best known for his work with London based Grammy winning artist, Porcupine Tree. Read more on Last.fm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beauvilles The Beauvilles are an American indie rock band currently living in the southern state of Florida. Their music includes overtones of Americana, British Invasion, and Vintage R&B along with more experimental musical elements and time signatures. The Beauvilles recording debut came with the Singapore EP, which was produced at the personal studio of John Wesley (guitarist), best known for his work with London based Grammy winning artist, Porcupine Tree. The Singapore EP was considered a success for the group, garnering media attention, positive reviews and recognition by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or NARAS,as a runner up in the independent GRAMMY awards held in Miami Florida. This recording opened doors for the group to perform at various music festivals such as SXSW in Austin, Texas where the Beauvilles were candidly photographed for Rolling Stone and interviewed by Erik Olsen, then of the New York Times. Reviews of the groups live shows identify them as a memorable live act, due to impassioned performances, and the unpredictability of their vocalist, which has resulted in smashed instruments, and other arguable forms of performance art.

In November 2008 the band inked a deal with the record label 24 Hour Service Station, home to various underground and fringe artists, for distribution of their upcoming full length record in the United States via IDN and AEC. The Beauvilles' first full length studio record entitled "Whispering Sin", was based on many non-fiction personal events that occurred during the groups previous three years of touring and principal songwriter Shawn Kyle's travels of "...countless cities of America and the countries of France and Japan." The Album art features an iconic 1940's photographic print of a woman floating in a lake taken by Toni Frissell. Kyle has said that this image has multiple relations to the record, given the tragic drowning suicide of a close friend, metaphors for baptismal religious ceremonies, the photographs' origination from a photo shoot in Florida, and the inspirations of film noir and soundtrack scores on the disposition of the recording. In early 2009 the group was chosen as an "official" showcasing artist for the internationally renowned music and film festival SXSW which takes place each year in Austin, Texas. The band headlined during the climax of the festival Saturday March 21st at 1am (technically Sunday morning) at the 6th street Wave Rooftop Venue to such an over capacity crowd that the fire marshall was called to block the doors, even refusing industry badge holders admission. In 2009 the band has also performed the Harvest of Hope Festival put on by No Idea Records sharing bills with The National, Against Me! and Girl Talk among others , as well as headlining a stage at the annual WMNF 88.5 FM Heatwave Music Festival and also a stage at the annual FMF music industry festival in Orlando, FL.

The group was also invited in October to headlined a showcase at the annual CMJ music festival 2009 in New York City. According to the band New Order's web page the Beauvilles are slated to release a single cover of the song "Paradise" by New Order, to be included on the upcoming 'CEREMONY' compilation; Proceeds from the record sales will go to the charitable Salford Foundation Trust’s Tony Wilson Award, in honor of the late founder of Factory Records. The release date according to the 24 Hour Service Station web page is stated to be February 20, 2010. The band has stated that there will be a 2010 re-release of their first EP, Singapore as well as a record of new material, available on vinyl. Read more on Last.fm.

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