Tired Snow E​.​P.

by Beans

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    2000 follow up EP to their Zulu Records release "Portage" and prequel to the epic "Crane Wars"
    Vancouver BC's finest in improvisational, abstract, grandiose post-rock

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From Vancouver, Canada, this 5 piece experimental rock group recieved critical reviews since their debut CD, Portage, was released on respected Vancouver label Zulu Records. Beans have been played on John Peel's show and have performed live for CBC's Brave New Waves. They recorded with the legendary Constellation Records in Montreal, and scored a Toronto Film Festival award-winning feature film, "Red Deer." Beans have supported international touring acts including The Flaming Lips, Laika, Buffalo Daughter, The Inbreds and Spectrum.

In addition to standard rock instrumentation, Beans incorporate a variety of new sounds, including homemade string and percussion instruments, electronics, turntables, and tape machines. Beans explore interdisciplinary ideas by collaborating with, multimedia artists, including filmmakers, dancers, actors, web artists, and guest musicians. In the summer of 2001, Beans performed for 48 hours straight.


released June 16, 2000

recorded and mixed by Jim Routhier and the beans @ the hive

Andrew Herfst | Drums / Loops / Sound Effects
Tygh Runyan | Guitar / Sound Effects / Vocals
Stefan Udell | Guitar
Damon Henry | Bass
Ida Nielson | Trumpet / Piano / Accordion



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Zum Audio

Siblings George and Yvonne Chen ran a fanzine under the name ZUM and released a zine with a CD compilation. “Zum Audio Vol 2″ was the first stand alone release. The next few years saw a flurry of activity working with Nuzzle, Sea Scouts, !!!, OutHud, Italy's Giardini Di Miro, The Intima, Beans, Total Shutdown, Boxleitner, The Lowdown, P:ano, KIT, Wives, Growing, Mark Evan Burden aka Silentist ... more

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