Syd's Music Desk is a monthly music podcast at WSUM Madison Student Radio. In this episode, Music Director Amany chatted with Elizabeth Stokes from The Beths about their North American tour in support of their latest release, Expert In A Dying Field.
The Beths kicked off their tour on Feb. 16 in Portland, Oregon. The New Zealand band will be making their way to Minneapolis on the 22nd and playing two shows in Chicago on the 24th and the 25th. Sidney Gish will be supporting The Beths on the North American leg of their tour.
Expert In A Dying Field received praise from Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, NME and fans alike. It's the band's third full-length album. The LP is filled with guitar-heavy, power pop tracks and phenomenal songwriting.
Listen to this episode of Syd's Music Desk to hear about The Beths' tour traditions, Elizabeth Stokes' love for cheese and the kinship between Madison and Auckland.