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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Beaten Awake - Free Download from forthcoming release "Thunder$troke" (Fat Possum)

DOWNLOAD: Beaten Awake - "Coming Home" (from the forthcoming release Thunder$troke)

Photo: Brice Forman
Beaten Awake Release Second CD, 'Thunder$troke', on October 13thKent, OH lo-fi rockers Beaten Awake have their second CD, Thunder$toke, coming out on October 13th on Fat Possum Records and there is a track from this forthcoming release posted above. 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 (released jointly by Fat Possum and Carney's Audio Eagle label).

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.

After playing some shows on the East Coast last month, Beaten Awake are back home in Ohio. Here are their upcoming shows:

Oct. 04th -- Cleveland, OH, Grog Shop w/Built to Spill
Nov. 18th -- Cleveland, OH, Grog Shop w/the Meat Puppets

Beaten Awake's MySpace Profile