Beekeeper (band)

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Background information
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres Indie Rock, Math Rock
Associated acts Hey Ocean!, Sidney York, Katie Rox
Members Devon Lougheed
Luke Cyca
Brandi Sidoryk

beekeeper is a Canadian indie rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Their debut album, BE KEPT, was released independently on September 15, 2010.[1] It was recorded (in part) and mixed by Colin Stewart (The New Pornographers, Dan Mangan, Kathryn Calder) at The Hive Creative Labs.[2][3] The first single from the album was "Sudden Cuckoo" and charted on numerous Canadian college radio stations, reaching No. 102 overall.[4] The song has also been in rotation on CBC Radio 3.[5]

Since 2011, beekeeper has toured multiple times in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec,[6] and opened for such acts as Menomena, NoMeansNo, and The Heartbroken.[7]

In 2012, beekeeper released a single entitled "Take Me Back (To The Place)" on 7-inch vinyl. The vinyl also contains a B-side entitled "Bad Advice".[8]

The members of beekeeper also play with Hey Ocean,[9] Sidney York,[10] and Katie Rox.[11]

In June 2012, beekeeper was selected as one of the top 20 artists in British Columbia to participate in CKPK-FM's PEAK Performance Project.[12]

In February 2013, beekeeper released their third recording, entitled "Shout At People".[13]


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  3. ^ Slaven, Rebecca. "Beekeeper Keeps it Interesting", Sad Mag, October 2010.
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  5. ^ (February 12, 2011). "The R3-30 Chart Archived 2010-07-13 at the Wayback Machine.", CBC Radio 3. Retrieved 2011-05-16.
  6. ^ "BC’s Beekeeper swings by the Dugout", Windsor Zene, March 2011.
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  8. ^ (January 20, 2012) In musical labour. Queen's Journal. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  9. ^ (July 11, 2011) "Summer Live w/ Hey Ocean! ..." Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  10. ^ (January 20, 2012), "Classic Rock Indie Invasion Session 11". Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  11. ^ (February 2, 2012). "Playing at The Cellar with Stellar All-Star Band!". Retrieved 2012-04-12.
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  13. ^ Derdeyn, Stuart. "beekeeper releases third EP Shout At People". The Province. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 

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