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John Peel - Beatnik Filmstars - A Box Of Light Entertainment (CDr)



  1. Directed by Paul Frees. With Tony Travis, Karen Kadler, Peter Breck, Joyce Terry. A young singer's chance at fame is threatened by his hoodlum pals.
  2. Bristol, England's Beatnik Filmstars debuted on the indie rock landscape with the Maharishi album on Big Sky Records in Led by singer/songwriter/guitarist Andrew Jarrett, the band was instantly Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓.
  3. John Peel's Record Collection. The online archive of the records that forged the music of today. Featured Record. Nothing Leaves the Archive by First Word Records.. see more. Record Boxes. Find out more about our Record Box project.. see more. Mala's Record Box. Mala explores John Peel's record collection.
  4. Beatnik Filmstars discography and songs: Music profile for Beatnik Filmstars, formed Genres: Indie Rock. Albums include Old Enough to Know Better: 15 Years of Merge Records, Boss Disque, and Oh, Merge: A Merge Records 10 Year Anniversary Compilation.
  5. Like that band, Beatnik Filmstars hide melodies in noise and let harmonies peek through the dissonance, throw in fragments of feedback and totally foreign sounds, shout their vocals through bullhorns, and play with a repetitive aggression that pounds the songs' charms into your brain and into your blood, and there is a definite postmodern sense 4/5(2).
  6. The world has changed in the seven years since the Filmstars' last record, but their knack for turning out lo-fi pop gems remains unerring. Plus: a hip-hop influence!
  7. Beatnik Filmstars were a British Lo-fi pop group formed in Bristol in After splitting up in , going on to side projects Kyoko and Bluebear, they re-formed in , releasing several more albums before splitting again in Genres: Lo-fi, indie rock.
  8. The Beatniks we know and love, with their requisite bongos, berets and turtlenecks, made their big screen debuts in Hollywood films like FUNNY FACE and BELL BOOK AND CANDLE in the late s. They weren't called beatniks yet, but they were black-clad, modern-dancing, angst-ridden Existentialists—a trés chic French export. These early beatnik stereotypes—goateed, .

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