Apache Beat

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Apache Beat
Apache Beat.jpg
Background information
Origin Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genres Punk-Wave
Indie rock
Art rock
Experimental rock
Shoegaze
Years active 2006–present
Labels Babylon Records (US)
Inertia (Australia/NZ)
Website apachebeat.com
Members Ilirjana Alushaj
Christina Aceto
Phillip Aceto
Michael Dossantos
Angus Tarnawsky
Neil Westgate

Apache Beat are a five-piece New York band formed in 2006.[1]

Their debut album Last Chants was recorded, mixed and produced by Martin Bisi and John Agnello in New York and was released on October 5, 2010 on Babylon Records.[2] The record has guest performers from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Rapture and Lightspeed Champion.[3]

They have toured in the US, UK and Europe supporting acts such as School of Seven Bells, Gossip, Deerhunter, Crystal Castles, Les Savy Fav and We Are Scientists.[4]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Tracing Sky - digital only (May 28, 2012)
  • Another Day (Single Version) - Limited 7" & digital (Aug 10, 2010)
  • Your Powers Are Magic (Single Version) - digital only (Sep 29, 2009)
  • Tropics (Single Version) - digital only (Oct 21, 2008)
  • Blood Thrills / The Western - Limited 7" & digital (May 31, 2008)
  • Tropics / Your Powers Are Magic - Limited 7" only (October 18, 2007)

Albums[edit]

  • Last Chants - Full Length (October 5, 2010)
"A big leap forward for the dynamic Brooklyn-based post-punk band, especially when Ilirjana Alusaj channel[s] Patti Smith and P.J. Harvey." – The Wall Street Journal [5]
REVIEWS:
Contactmusic.com: 6/10 [6]
Pitchfork: 6.1/10 [7]
PopMatters: 9/10 [8]
URB: 3.5/5 [9]


Current Members[edit]

Ilirjana Alushaj
Michael Dos Santos
Angus Tarnawsky

Past Members[edit]

Christina Aceto
Phillip Aceto
Neil Westgate

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phares, Heather. "Apache Beat". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Werthman, Christine (28 September 2010). "Investigating the undeniable charm of Apache Beat". New York Press. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Burgess, Daniel (21 September 2010). "WATCH: Apache Beat's Trippy New Video". Spin. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Apache Beat Gigography, Tour History". Songkick. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Fusilli, Jim (24 November 2010). "Stuffed With Turkey Day Blues". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  6. ^ Rudge, James. "Apache Beat | 2010 Album Review". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Love, Joshua (19 October 2010). "Apache Beat: Last Chants". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  8. ^ Hung, Estella (21 October 2010). "Apache Beat: Last Chants". PopMatters. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 
  9. ^ Martel, Beverly (18 August 2010). "Apache Beat – Last Chants (Review)". URB. Retrieved 23 December 2011. 

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