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Beatnik Turtle

Beatnik Turtle

Rock / Geek Rock / Alternative Skokie, IL  US
Ribbon 50% of sales go to the charity Love Hope Strength.
Going To School
Going To School
Tell Me Ma
Tell Me Ma
How Did I Google This?
How Did I Google This?
What We Need Is Some Interns In Here
What We Need Is Some Interns In Here

Discography

  • Wiwya-cover-notmd-061012
    When I Was Your Age Released on Aug 25, 2012

Videos

Star Wars (A Film Like No Other) - On SpikeTV

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  • Skarred Kage (Artist)
    Skarred Kage
    Loving' the sounds here today! If you have time listen to my music and fan me back. Thanks! Alex Skarred Kage
  • Lojah (Artist)
    Lojah
    Great work, Beatnik Turtle. Keep the tunes and information flowing!
  • Christopher Dobelman (Artist)
    Christopher Dobelman
    what a change of song, love your music, keep rocking :)
  • Nervous Neal Smith (Artist)
    Nervous Neal Smith
    Thanks for making excerpts from "The Indie Band Survival Guide" available to ReverbNation artists! I'm looking forward to seeing you at the RPM Challenge listening party i...

Shows

  • 2009

    Jun 20

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    BEATNIK TURTLE (TheSongOfTheDay.com) returns to the stage after a long hiatus of book-writing (The Indie Band Survival Guide, IndieGuide.com) to share the bill with REBELTONE and POLYMER TWINS. Doors open at 8pm!

  • 2009

    May 14

    Villa Park, IL, US | 8:30pm

    Beatnik Turtle finally emerges from Turtleshell Studios to play live on stage! Come see Beatnik Turtle join Silvergirl and Absinthe & The Dirty Floors playing songs from each of their 2009 RPM Challenge albums and more. Accompanying Beatnik Turtle, from the band Fourth Half, will be Dave Siegel on drums and Marc Ilsanto on rhythm guitar.

  • 2009

    Feb 1

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Watch and collaborate with us as we make our next album -- all within the month of February.

  • 2009

    Jan 7

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Tom Roper will be playing his usual 2 songs at Scott Besaw's Open Mic. Open Mic starts at 9pm. Tom usually plays around 10:30pm.

  • 2008

    Aug 20

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Scott Besaw's Open Mic guest hosted by Tom Roper of Beatnik Turtle.

Photos

  • Beatnik Turtle
  • Sham Rock
  • The Song Of The Day.Com - August

About

Sounds Like: They Might Be Giants, Jonathan Coulton, Fountains Of Wayne, Barenaked Ladies, XTC

Bio: Beatnik Turtle is a remarkably prolific horn-powered geek rock band that has produced twenty albums, created music for TV, film, podcasts, and theater, written books for musicians (The Indie Band Survival Guide -- 1st and 2nd editions, The DIY Music Manual), and released one song for each day of ...See Full Bio

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New Album!!!

New Album!!!

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Q: Just a comment. You and your book have inspired our band. Thanks for the great infomation. You guys rock!! "The Lookouts" from Oregon.

A: Thanks Lookouts! It's comments like yours that keep us pouring our hearts into doing even more for our fellow indies -- whether it's working on IndieGuide.com or writing the bigger, better second edition of "The Indie Band Survival Guide" that's coming out this September. Thanks for taking the time to write us. We certainly appreciate it. And keep making great music!!!

Asked by The Lookouts. Answered on Thu Jul 19 2012

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  • Song Plays 669
  • Video Plays 44
  • Total Fans 1,710
  • ReverbNation Fans 131
  • Facebook Likes 365
  • Twitter Followers 1,082
  • YouTube Subscribers 41
  • Widget Impressions +5 32,078

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