Thursday, January 15, 2009

March of the Zapotech


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For the past year, Beirut has alternated between touring in support of 2007's much-lauded The Flying Club Cup and writing a wealth of new material. With no sense of a release in mind, bandleader Zach Condon recorded in any style that struck his fancy. Some early discussions about recording material for a film being shot in Mexico morphed into a new idea: What about finding a local band in a small city in Mexico, hiring them to play some new material, and recording the result?

UPCOMING FEBRUARY 2009 SHOWS
February 4th -Music Hall of Williamsburg • Brooklyn, NY
February 6th -BAM Opera House • Brooklyn, NY
February 19th/20th -Mexico City, Mexico


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