Auction HouseBooksDigital CodesElectronicsGamesLifestyleMovies & TV


Four Steps Toward a Cultural Revolution

Four Steps Toward a Cultural Revolution


Once bought, this item cannot be cancelled or returned.

5-15d Usually ships within 5-15 days.


add to cart orsave for later

further info

Official Release Date Nov 02, 2004
Artist Beakers
Genre Pop
Version  US
PAX-Code PAX0004852752
Item Code  0789856116317


  • Manufacturer: K Records ( KRCK )

track listing

1.Red Towel2. 4 Steps Toward a Cultural Revolution3. Football Season's in Full Swing4. Walking (Showbox)5. Bones6. What's Important?7. 3 Important Domestic Inventions8. Third in B (Berkeley Square)9. Christmas Letter From Home10. Fig. 2111. Dinosaurus Mambo (Showbox)12. I'M Crawling13. Use Your Fingers (Berkeley Square)14. Line Up15. Insulation (Showbox)16. Thinking Postmodern17. Funky Town (Berkeley)


If the Beakers had been in New York, they would have been hobnobbing with Liquid Liquid and the Contortions; put them across the water in the U.K. and Martin Hannett would have been producing their Factory single while A Certain Ratio tried to steal their drummer. Though cut from the same nervous, funky post-punk cloth as those contemporaries, the Beakers were from Seattle, which in 1980 wasn't the buzzing music haven that grunge would make it ten years later. Isolation may have stopped them from reaching most folks, but with a superb rhythm section in drummer George Romansic and bass player Francesca Sundsten and off-kilter sax from Jim Anderson backing up Mark H. Smith's arty enigmatic lyrics and jerky guitar, they can at least now be heard as spiritual forefathers to the Rapture, Erase Errata, and other mid-2000s danceable rockers mining those same sonic fields. Various appearances on collections, including one of the early Sub Pop tapes, unreleased recordings, and a handful of live dates are collected on Four Steps Toward a Cultural Revolution, putting the Beakers back in the starry firmament where they should have been all along.


useful links

Missing links? Please log in or create account to submit your link recommendations.

customer reviews

No reviews for Four Steps Toward a Cultural Revolution yet.

Log in or create account to post your own reviews.

personal agent

Please send me an E-Mail when ...

Our privacy statement

tell a friend

Tell your friends about us. Enter as many E-Mail addresses as you like (separated by ";").

Please login first

Our privacy statement



Searchadvanced search

SN: 230 | 1007 { 58 } | | WS: 1 |