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Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Beat Connection's Product 3 Out Today

Seattle electropop quartet Beat Connection's long-awaited and inspired new album Product 3 is out today on ANTI- Records.

With its exuberant melodies, intricate instrumentation, and unexpected twists and turns, Product 3 is the result of Tom Eddy, Mark Hunter, Reed Juenger, and Jarred Katz's efforts to create a sound that is at once polished, charismatic, and wholly unique. Subject-wise, the album functions as Beat Connection's wry but astute acceptance of the commercialism of pop music. The sound of Product 3 is rapturous and fresh, and outlets including Billboard, Stereogum, and KEXP are already raving about it.

"The songs are understated yet energetic, with an eccentric genre palette that deftly cuts a path through electronic pop, rock, hip-hop, and R&B without ever plunging head-on into any one sound. It's all catchy verses atop relaxed, feel-good instrumentation that lets its various components subtle shimmer in and out of the mix. The result is the most daring and sophisticated music of Beat Connection's career." - Stereogum

"[S]yrupy, strutting beats." - Billboard

"Reed Juenger's unshaken attention to production detail and Tom Eddy's electric brightness make for engaging frontmen, while the drum and bass tandem of Jarred Katz and Mark Hunter keep the foundation moving along like a bullet train... The world that Beat Connection occupy is bright, sleek, and completely separate, and you want to be there with them more with every song. If this is an omen of what's to come, then Beat Connection are just getting started on their way to greatness." - KEXP

"[F]eel-good, summer anthem-worthy sonic compositions." - Interview

"[E]ffortless, heavenly pop with an artful bent." - Clash

2015 Tour Dates
10/30 - The Wild Buffalo - Bellingham, WA
10/31 - WOW Hall - Eugene, OR
11/04 - Humboldt Brews - Humboldt, CA
11/05 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
11/06 - The Echo - Los Angeles, CA
11/07 - The Loft at UCSD - San Diego, CA
11/08 - Valley Bar - Phoenix, AZ
11/11 - Stubbs Jr - Austin, TX
11/12 - Studio at Warehouse Live - Houston, TX
11/13 - House of Blues / Cambridge Room - Dallas, TX
11/14 - Gasa Gasa - New Orleans, LA
11/15 - Club Downunder / Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
11/18 - Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC
11/19 - DC9 - Washington, DC
11/20 - Great Scott - Allston, MA
11/21 - Knitting Factory (Knit Ball) - Brooklyn, NY
11/22 - Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA
11/25 - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
11/27 - Theatre Fairmount - Montreal, QC
11/28 - The Drake - Toronto, ON
12/02 - The Blind Pig - Ann Arbor, MI
12/03 - Subterranean - Chicago, IL
12/04 - The Frequency - Madison, WI
12/05 - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis, MN
12/06 - Vega - Lincoln, NE
12/09 - Larimer Lounge - Denver, CO
12/10 - Kilby Court - Salt Lake City, UT
12/11 - The Watercooler - Boise, ID
12/12 - The Bartlett - Spokane, WA
12/19 - Fortune Sound Club - Vancouver, BC

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