"(Is Believed To Have Been) is an appealingly cloudy collection of nine psych-speckled tunes inspired by dense, Dirty Projectors-style indie rock and the lo-fi psych-folk of Elephant 6."
"Beam's songwriting and production continue to evolve and grow at a rapid clip."
- Paste Magazine
"Influenced by classic psychedelic pop and indie pop, Jeff Beam infects us with rich arrangements and a plethora of kaleidoscopic hooks. Wonderful."
- Weed Temple
- Britt Daniel of Spoon
Jeff Beam is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter from Portland, Maine. He writes, performs, records, & releases melodic music tinged with kaleidoscopic soundscapes. Beam seeks to fuse together unorthodox pop melody with compelling sound textures & colorful instrumentation.
Jeff Beam tours the US & Canada often and has recently played with Spoon, Big Thief, Chris Cohen, Khruangbin, The New Pornographers, Ryley Walker, Nat Baldwin (Dirty Projectors), Eleanor Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces), Robert Schneider (Apples In Stereo), Deer Tick, Marco Benevento, Sam Roberts Band, Wintersleep, White Hinterland, and many other fine acts. Also, he was once in the same room as Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Dylan Verner (1, 4); Kate Beever (2, 3); Luke Awtry (5); Jeff Beam (6); Jacob Greenlaw (7)