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"The Pleasureboaters' Second Act"

By Hannah Levin

The Pleasureboaters break-up this year was very unfortunate, considering they were one of the most promising young punk bands to come out the area in ages. Although the band's former frontman Rickly Claudon hightailed it out of town, his bandmates Eric and Tim stayed behind and they aren't just sitting around licking their wounds.

Before the Pleasureboaters took shape initially, Eric Baldwin and Tim Cady had a project called "The Beats, Man", which they have now resurrected. They've been playing shows around town here and there (the next is scheduled for February 28 at the Blue Moon), and word on the street is that it's damn impressive, art-damaged, beats-driven dance punk. One of the things I always really liked about those boys was their open-mindedness to different genres and their seemingly insatiable curiosity to learn more whenever they could. Combine that with their natural talents, and you have an act worth keep an ear out for in 2009. - Seattle Weekly Reverb Blog


The Beats, Man have a collection of recordings that they give away at shows which they call "Freepee". The decision of which of their 50 or so tracks to put on the disk is based on the genre and feel of the other bands on the bill.

They are currently played on the air in regular rotation on KEXP 90.3 in Seattle, and in fact are scheduled for an live in-studio broadcast there on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 8pm.



Erik Baldwin and Tim Cady began the Beats, Man in 2004 as an electronic/acoustic home recorded project. Meanwhile...