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The Ugly Beats

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The Ugly Beats formed in January 2003. Before striking their first note, the band promptly wound the clock all the way back to 1966 and has left it there ever since. Armed with Paul Revere, Ventures and Easybeats records, the four guys and one gal quickly whipped up a list of favorite obscure cover songs as long as one arm and a pile of folk-rockin’ original tunes as long as the other. In their nine years of existence, the band has managed to release three terrific records on Get Hip Recordings, “Bring on the Beats,” “Take a Stand with the Ugly Beats” and “MOTOR!” and has busted guitar strings, drumsticks, and bar tabs throughout the U.S., Mexico, the U.K., the Netherlands, and Spain (where the band enjoys a large following) since making their debut in their beloved hometown of Austin, Texas. Known for their highly energetic live shows and a special bond with their audiences, it’s only a matter of time before the Ugly Beats are in your brain and on your hi-fi. You must obey the Beats!

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