It wasn’t until I started getting into the Clipd Beaks that I discovered the most successful approach to noise rock. To Realize, released this past January, is a brilliantly complex album. While it sounds as though there are plenty of elements being played at once, it’s all surprisingly cohesive. No track strays from the next, as each recording – arranged by these three Oakland friends – coincides within a dark and ominous theme, also demonstrated through their music videos. Like this one for example:
Catch them LIVE on Sunday, May 16 at Hemlock Tavern, starting at 9pm!!