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The Spirit Of The Beehive - Song + Video Premiere on NPR / New Album out March 2017 Posted on January 18th, 2017

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- The Spirit Of The Beehive - Song + Video Premiere on NPR
- "pleasure suck" out 3/24/17
Tiny Engines recently welcomed Philadelphia, PA's The Spirit of the Beehive to the family. The label will issue the band's sophomore LP, pleasure suck, March 24th.
The video for the first single from pleasure suck is premiering today on NPR.

"ricky (caught me tryin')"
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pleasure suck is out 3/24/17 on Tiny Engines
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The Spirit Of The Beehive has a way of juxtaposing the pretty with the messy, making taut songs that feel a little off-axis, with sudden, jagged-edged outbursts that come when you least expect them. - NPR

It oscillates between moments of beautiful, unbearable vulnerability and a tarnished ambience that slides towards tightly-packed noise - Stereogum
The Spirit of the Beehive "pleasure suck"
RIYL: Alex G, Modest Mouse, Creepoid, Teen Suicide
pleasure suck

With their third release, pleasure suck, Philadelphia, PA's The Spirit of the Beehive continue to slowly rot your brain with sad, beautiful pop songs and sweet melodies buried under noisy, psychedelic rock. Traversing the ghostly back-roads of indie rock with hypnotizing results, there's a certain air of mysteriousness that surrounds the band and their music. Detached yet full engaged, The Spirit of the Beehive seem to float back and forth between fantasy and reality. Vocals are often buried and distorted. Songs evolve slowly and dissipate quickly, yet linger in the air long after they are gone. Shifting between ambiance and lo-fi pop, with fits of noise in between, the band's attention to detail and mood are impressive. What emerges from the darkness is a band that seems impossible to explain or categorize, yet fully engrossing. Experimental and ambitious without sacrificing melody, The Spirit of the Beehive are that rare band that may always be difficult to describe but never fail to make a lasting impression, even if you aren't quite sure what the hell you just witnessed.

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