Portishead’s Geoff Barrow shares new Beak> EP

Split EP also features music from Beak> alter ego,

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Geoff Barrow’s Beak> project have released a new EP.

It is the group’s first release since >> in 2012.

The four-track EP features two songs from Beak> and two from <Kaeb, described as Beak>’s alter-ego” who “have an ever expanding and floating membership.”


It is out now through Barrow’s own Invada label and available to stream and buy via Bandcamp.

You can watch the video below, directed by Tia Salisbury.


Meanwhile, Thom Yorke joined Portishead on stage to play “The Rip” on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Latitude Festival.

Portishead were headlining the festival on the Obelisk stage when Yorke come out to join them for the song, from their album Third.

Yorke and Jonny Greenwood had previously performed an acoustic version of the song on Radiohead‘s Dead Air Space site.

Portishead’s set list at Latitude:
Nylon Smile
Magic Doors
Sour Times
Wandering Star
Machine Gun
Glory Box
Chase the Tear

The Rip (with Thom Yorke)
We Carry On

Yorke also played his own solo set later that night. He appeared at the iArena where he played many tracks from his Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes album, including “A Brain in a Bottle,” “Truth Ray” and “Guess Again!” alongside The Eraser‘s “Harrowdown Hill” and “Black Swan” and his Atoms For Peace project’s “Amok”.

A setlist reports that Yorke also played two unknown songs.

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