Geoff Barrow’s Beak> Announce New Album, Release “Brean Down”

After teasing a possible new record last month, Beak> have made it official. The menacing minimal krautrock trio, led by Portishead's Geoff Barrow, likes to keep their aesthetic…
Andy Cush / July 11, 2018

Beak> – “Allé Sauvage”

Beak> is the groovy minimal drone-rock project of Geoff Barrow, who's better known for his classic work with Portishead and for making those awesome alien noises in Annihilation. If…
Andy Cush / June 22, 2018

Beak> Transform Pink Floyd’s ‘Welcome to the Machine’ into a Motorik Dream

When Geoff Barrow isn't busy inspiring the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, producing rap albums for Stones Throw, picking fights with Amy Winehouse, or teasing upcoming activity…
Chris Martins / April 2, 2013

Portishead’s Geoff Barrow Picks a Fight With (Deceased) Amy Winehouse

Portishead's Geoff Barrow faces sour times after he referred to the late Amy Winehouse as "Whiney Shitehouse" in an interview with On the topic…
Nicole Sia / September 20, 2012

Beak>, ‘>>’ (Invada)

Bristol, England, is a town that must collectively ask, "What did we do last night?" every single morning and twice on weekends before lighting the…
Joe Gross / July 24, 2012

Beak>’s Geoff Barrow on Stunning New LP, Getting Back to Portishead

The groggy post-punk fidget of Bristol's Beak> — Portishead's Geoff Barrow and his two studio-rat pals from Team Brick and Fuzz Against Junk — is…
Christopher R. Weingarten / July 17, 2012

Beak, ‘Eyrie’ (Someoddpilot)

Chicago post-metal party crashers have songwriting acumen and hardcore bent that 2006's Neur-Isis copycats sorely lacked.
Kory Grow / April 9, 2012

Portishead’s Barrow Drops 2012 Invada Label Sampler

Today, Portishead's Geoff Barrow's kindly tweet-dropped a new streaming sampler featuring recent and upcoming releases from his eclectic Invada Records roster, including two new tracks…
Alyssa Noel / January 25, 2012

Beak, ‘Beak’ (Ipecac)

Portishead leader Geoff Barrow teams with fellow noise enthusiasts Billy Fuller (Fuzz Against Junk) and Matt Williams (Team Brick) to bang out an uneven krautrock…
Barry Walters / November 11, 2009