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“You Wouldn’t Like Me” music video

August 9, 2018 1:18 pm

The Beths shared one more music video before their album comes out tomorrow, this time for “You Wouldn’t Like Me.” Check it out on The YouTube. Soak up the summer sun! Video directed by Ezra Simons.

Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered the band’s debut record, Future Me Hates Me! The first pressing is completely sold out, but pre-orders for the second pressing (due to arrive in mid-September) are available now on the shop. You can also stream all of the singles on your favorite service.

Want to hear more from The Beths? You can stream their entire album early via i-D.

Tour dates just announced!
September 2nd – Sydney, AUS – King Street Crawl
September 4th-September 6 – Brisbane, AUS – Big Sound
September 7th – Melbourne, AUS – New Slang
September 8th – Melbourne, AUS – Yah Yah’s
September 13th – Auckland, NZ – Neck of the Woods
September 14th – Wellington, NZ – Meow
September 20th – Dunedin, NZ – The Cook
September 21st – Christchurch, NZ – Blue Smoke
September 22nd – Queenstown, NZ – The Sherwood
October 26th – Krakow, PL – Klub RE
October 27th – Berlin, DE – Arkaoda
October 28th – Cologne, DE – Die Hängenden Gärten von Ehrenfeld
October 30th – The Hague, NL – Paard
October 31st – Paris, FR – 1999
November 1st – Angers, FR – Joker’s Pub
November 2nd – Bordeaux, FR – El Chicho
November 3rd – Rennes, FR – 1988 Club
November 5th – Bristol, UK – The Crofters Rights
November 6th – Manchester, UK – Mancunia Records and Studio
November 7th – Glasgow, UK – Broadcast
November 8th – Leicester, UK – Duffy’s Bar
November 9th – Bournemouth, UK – The Anvil
November 10th – Brighton, UK – East Street Tap
November 11th – London, UK – Sebright Arms
November 12th – Brussels, BE – Chaff

The Beths shares lyric video for new song “Great No One”

July 16, 2018 8:08 pm

One final tune from The Beths before you can hear the debut record Future Me Hates Me which comes out August 10th. Watch the lyric video for “Great No One” via Brooklyn Vegan.

“Extremely catchy guitar pop that’s both understated and immediate.” – Brooklyn Vegan

Pre-orders are currently available via the Carpark shop and you can check out the first three singles via your favorite streaming services.

The Beths shares lyric video for new song “Happy Unhappy”

June 5, 2018 12:29 pm

The Beths just shared another winner from their new album, Future Me Hates Me. Watch and/or listen to the lyric video for “Happy Unhappy” via Noisey. The vid features a fantastic performance by a pineapple.

“Everyone idealises having a crush until you actually get one, and realise that it’s actually pretty exhausting…the wonderful new single from Auckland four-piece The Beths, pinpoints this exact feeling of frustration perfectly.” — Noisey

Pre-orders are currently available on the Carpark shop + you can check out the first two singles on all of your favorite streaming services.

ON TOUR NOW!
June 6th – Munich, DE – Kulturstrand
June 7th – Hamburg, DE – Astra Stube
June 9th – Kiel, DE – Secret Lake House Party

June 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Alphaville *
June 13th – Philadelphia, PA – Ortlieb’s
June 14th – Washington, DC – Loves Me Not
June 16th – Chicago, IL – Charm School
June 20th – San Francisco, CA – The Battery
June 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – Make Out Music

* w/ Peach Kelli Pop

The Beths announces new album + shares music video

May 9, 2018 1:43 pm

New album! New song! New video! Tour! So stoked to share the bright, jingly new track from The Beths, “Future Me Hates Me.” Check it out via Stereogum. There debut LP, Future Me Hates Me, will be here August 10th, 2018.

“There’s a lot of sad sincerity in the lyrics,” says singer Liz Stokes, “that relies on the music having a light heart and sense of humor to keep it from being too earnest.” Channeling their stew of personal-canon heroes while drawing inspiration from contemporaries like Alvvays and Courtney Barnett, The Beths serve up deeply emotional lyrics packaged within heavenly sounds that delight in probing the limits of the pop form. “That’s another New Zealand thing,” Stokes concludes with a laugh. “We’re putting our hearts on our sleeves—and then apologizing for it.” The result is nothing less than one of the standout records of 2018.

Head over to the Carpark shop to purchase a tangy-yellow LP, or stream the first single on your favorite streaming service. Thanks for listening!

May/June tour dates:
May 10th – Dublin, IRE – Workman’s Club
May 12th – London, UK – The Victoria Dalston
May 14th – Bristol, UK – The Louisiana
May 15th – Manchester, UK – 57 Thomas Street
May 16th – Newport, UK – Le Pub
May 20th – Exeter, UK – The Cavern
May 21st – Leeds, UK – Wharf Chambers ^
May 22nd – Glasgow, UK – Bar Bloc ^
May 23rd – Edinburgh, UK – Henry’s Cellar Bar ^
May 24th – Durham, UK – Empty Shop ^
May 25th – Portsmouth, UK – Wave Maiden ^
May 26th – Paris, FR – Le Popin
May 27th – Lille, FR – CCL
June 1st – Berlin, DE – Bei Ruth
June 3rd – Langnau im Emmental, CH – Kaeptn Holger
June 6th – Munich, DE – Kulturstrand
June 7th – Hamburg, DE – Astra Stube
June 9th – Kiel, DE – Secret Lake House Party

June 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Alphaville *
June 13th – Philadelphia, PA – Ortlieb’s
June 14th – Washington, DC – Loves Me Not
June 16th – Chicago, IL – Charm School
June 20th – San Francisco, CA – The Battery
June 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – Make Out Music

^ w/ Fresh
* w/ Peach Kelli Pop

Future Me Hates Me
1. Great No One
2. Future Me Hates Me
3. Uptown Girl
4. You Wouldn’t Like Me
5. Not Running
6. Little Death
7. Happy Unhappy
8. River Run: Lvl 1
9. Whatever
10. Less Than Thou

The Beths signs to Carpark, reissues debut EP, announces tour

April 9, 2018 10:50 am

Lots of great news! We are SO pleased to welcome New Zealand’s The Beths to the family. In celebration, we are reissuing their debut EP, Warm Blood. Check it out on all streaming services + it’s available on cassette for the first time on the Carpark shop! More big news coming soon …….

Listeners for whom the tag “New Zealand indie rock” brings to mind the Flying Nun sound of bands like The Clean and The Chills may be surprised to find Warm Blood’s five unstoppable tunes landing closer to artists like Slant 6 and The Breeders.

The band also announced worldwide tour dates, including their first mini US tour.
May 10th – Dublin, IRE – Workman’s Club
May 12th – London, UK – The Radio Days Cafe
May 14th – Bristol, UK – The Louisiana
May 15th – Manchester, UK – 57 Thomas Street
May 16th – Newport, UK – Le Pub
May 20th – Exeter, UK – The Cavern
May 21st – Leeds, UK – Wharf Chambers ^
May 22nd – Glasgow, UK – Bar Bloc ^
May 23rd – Edinburgh, UK – Henry’s Cellar Bar ^
May 24th – Durham, UK – Empty Shop ^
May 25th – Portsmouth, UK – Wave Maiden
May 26th – Paris, FR – Le Popin
May 27th – Lille, FR – Do It Yourself Cafe
June 1st – Berlin, DE – Bei Ruth
June 3rd – Langnau im Emmental, CH – Kaeptn Holger
June 7th – Hamburg, DE – TBD
June 9th – Kiel, DE – Secret Lake House Party

June 11th – Brooklyn, NY – Alphaville *
June 13th – Philadelphia, PA – Ortlieb’s
June 14th – Washington, DC – Otherfeels
June 16th – Chicago, IL – Charm School
June 20th – San Francisco, CA – The Battery
June 22nd – Los Angeles, CA – Make Out Music

^ w/ Fresh
* w/ Peach Kelli Pop


Warm Blood
1. Whatever
2. Warm Blood
3. Idea/Intent
4. Rush Hour 3
5. Lying in the Sun

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