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Saturday, August 08, 2009

Beaten Awake Plays Coco 66 (in Greenpoint) Tomorrow Night

Beaten Awake Play Coco 66 In Greenpoint on August 9thLo-fi rockers Beaten Awake have been playing some shows in advance of the release of their second album and the band is in town for shows in Brooklyn tonight and tomorrow.

Tonight's show is at Public Assembly and the band is playing as part of the Hope North benefit. On the bill with Beaten Awake is A Big Yes and a small no, Bad Girlfriend, The Sundelles and The Wild Yaks. Tickets are $15 at the door.

Tomorrow night's show is at Coco 66 (66 Greenpoint Avenue). Beaten Awake takes the stage at 10PM tomorrow and are followed by jazz/torch singer (Kate) Mattison at 11PM.

Beaten Awake's sophomore release, Thunder$troke, is due out October 13, 2009 on Fat Possum. Thunder$troke was recorded with producer Patrick Carney (drummer for The Black Keys) and this disc is the follow-up to Beaten Awake's 2007 debut Let's Get Simplified.

Beaten Awake originally came together in 2005 in Kent, OH and the band has been honing their chops on the road, touring with bands that include The Black Keys, Heartless Bastards, and Dax Riggs. Beaten Awake has also backed Daniel Johnston and there are a number of videos from this collaboration on YouTube.

Here is a live video of Thunder$troke from a recent performance at Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland:

Beaten Awake's MySpace Profile