FOREIGN BEGGARS TO PLAY GIGS IN CARDIFF AND BRISTOL
Critically acclaimed UK group Foreign Beggars, individually known as Orifice Vulgatron, Metropolis and DJ Nonames, have built a revered reputation over the last decade for their versatility, prolific creativity and high octane live shows. Motivated by a continuing desire to push the envelope, they have progressed from their roots in underground hip hop to an eclectic and visceral fusion of these influences with electronic music that has seen them go from strength to strength. Following a diverse series of singles for mau5trap this year, the trio are set to open the latest chapter in their evolution with new album ‘The Uprising’ (released Oct 1, 2012).
Comprising of twelve tracks ‘The Uprising’ gives Foreign Beggars the broadest canvas yet to flex their creative muscles, teaming up with a broad lineup of electronic producers and continuing to surge forward with their genre-defying blend of sounds. Singles ‘Palm Of My Hand’, ‘Flying To Mars’, ‘Anywhere’ and ‘Apex’ all feature, providing a route into the album’s headspace and, crucially, remaining as immediate and insistent as they did when you first heard them. From the deeper mediative frequencies of ‘Flying To Mars’ to the dub-laced, bass heavy swagger of ‘Anywhere’ these place together the first pieces of the puzzle. This is merely the start though, as Foreign Beggars take you on a journey through their
In celebration of the release, Foreign Beggars will be heading out on a UK tour in the weeks following with a newly expanded live production that promises to be spectacular, as well as support from a host of like-minded musicians and contemporaries. Joining the boys will be dubstep stalwarts True Tiger with their live band and recent Mad Decent signing and future trap star, UZ. The Bristol show at Motion will see them joined by Jack Beats, Cookie Monsta, Koan Sound and Sigma. They play Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach on Oct 10 and Bristol Motion (Oct 19).
by 247 Magazine