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Beach House (Band)

  • Music

    April 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Beach House's Alex Scally Has a Problem With Volkswagen but Not Katy Perry

    Following the success of last year's Bloom, an album that landed on many year-end best lists, you could say that Baltimore's Beach House has outdone itself. Unlike many contemporary artists, however, vocalist Victoria Legrand and guitarist Alex Scally have avoided many genre tropes and firmly remain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Coachella's "Bloom" Video: WTF Does it Mean?

    Yesterday afternoon, the home page of the Coachella website changed to a video called "Bloom," which shows plants and art exhibits sprouting from the ground. Some look pretty creepy--did those worm/slug things 30 seconds into the video really just form a structure? At least the rest are fairly cute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    As The Black Keys Take on Pizza Hut, We Wonder What Selling Out Even Means Anymore

    See also: What Are the Ten Most "Spotified" Songs in Phoenix Last week, NPR blogger Emily White got a whole bunch of discussion started about how musical artists are and aren't getting paid. (We chimed in too, discussing music streaming service Spotify.) If White's thought, that my peers and I will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Tennis and Miniature Tigers at Crescent Ballroom, 12/6/11

    Melissa Fossum​Let's just put it out there: The first time I heard indie boy-girl buzz band Tennis, I absolutely hated them. For starters, I generally hate chick singers who don't have anything spectacular to offer (though a few of my all-time faves are Victoria Legrand of Beach House and Nek ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2011

    French Quarter Tour Diary - Week 1

    ​I won't attempt to explain the amalgam of esoteric in-jokes that manifested into the tour poster seen above. There's a perfectly good but lengthy explanation for why the four of us chose to put John Fogerty's head on a French Quarter t-shirt, gave him dice for eyes and exhorted the viewer to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Wye Oak: Civilian

    Wye Oak - Civilian​To make a long story short, Wye Oak is Beach House for 2011. Both bands are duos comprised of both a male and female member -- the female taking the vocal reigns. Both bands are from Baltimore and both play indie rock. Hell, the latest albums from either band both have ten track ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Sharon Van Etten: Epic

    ​Artist: Sharon Van Etten Title: Epic Release date: September 21 Label: Ba Da Bing! If you're relatively unknown as a musical artist, as is Sharon Van Etten, and you name your record Epic, you'd better be damn sure your record doesn't suck. The good news for Van Etten is that her seven-song r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2010

    Ra Ra Riot at Clubhouse Music Venue Last Night

    ​Ra Ra RiotClubhouse Music VenueFriday, October 22, 2010On Friday night, I was sure the Ra Ra Riot show would sell out, but I was so very wrong. Maybe it was because Sufjan Stevens was playing his own sold-out show, or maybe it was because people had never heard of Ra Ra Riot, but whatever the rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Coachella: My Experience in 1,600 Words, Broken Up Into 140 Character Chunks

    These babies were hard to get if you waited too long.​Coachella is my favorite time of the year, like my birthday and Christmas combined. While I've been there before, this was my first experience documenting it on my phone, tweeting about camping, crowds and, umm, music.What follows is an annotat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Beach House Announces Rhythm Room Show

    Indie/dream pop duo Beach House will bolster an already strong April lineup at the Rhythm Room​Released in late 2009, "Norway," the latest single by Baltimore indie-pop duo Beach House landed on most everyone's radar. The song was a dreamy, perfect slice of indie rock/pop heaven, and it gave Beach ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008
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    March 6, 2008
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