Jeff Beam is a young multi-instrumentalist songwriter from Portland, Maine. Crafting psych-rock inspired by the likes of The Beatles, The Flaming Lips, and Deerhunter, his colorful, experimental pop is striking, whether performed solo or with a full band. This is a performer who truly cares about his sounds, so much so that his latest release — which he openly describes as featuring “observations on humanity, existence, perception, and the attempt to find inner peace amidst a tumultuous outer world” — is available not just in the usual modern formats, but also in a mono cassette release with handmade artwork (which he notes sound slightly slower and lower in pitch). Previously seen in an episode of Serious Business on BTR, playing bass in The Milkman’s Union, Beam also accompanies Lady Lamb The Beekeeper for occasional live performances.
Featured Song: “Now”
Beam’s Be Your Own Mirror is available now on CD and mono cassette tape.
Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://b-t-r.co/15IhiUj
Upcoming tour dates:
3/22 @ Mayo Street Arts in Portland, ME
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