Monday, December 17 2012
Another year, another round of disappointments. While previous years may have been more obvious in their selections, this year’s list is fairly fortuitous, blending a variety of genres and artists.
Monday, December 3 2012
Here's a confession: It was hard to define what the term "indie rock" meant in 2012. But this list takes a shot by reemphasizing the "independent" in "indie rock".
Wednesday, April 25 2012
With summer just around the corner, May boasts a loaded record release schedule that’ll fill up your iPod with plenty of new music for that vacation that can’t come soon enough.
Thursday, December 23 2010
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Thursday, December 23 2010
Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.
Thursday, October 11 2012
If you're in the mood to sway and sing-along to one of the best dream pop acts around, or if you're just trying to find the best make-out backdrop available, Beach House may be just the ticket you're looking for.
Sunday, May 13 2012
Bloom should be to the year 2012 what Loveless was to 1991, or Yankee Hotel Foxtrot was to 2002, or Funeral was to 2004: a landmark release.
Wednesday, July 14 2010
An album as outstanding as Teen Dream deserves an encore. Thankfully, the brief yet lovely Zebra EP provides one.
Wednesday, January 27 2010
Legrand and Scally have made some noticeable changes in both the songwriting and recording of Teen Dream, which incorporates emotionally engaging tunes and textures into the distinctive Beach House sound.
Thursday, May 8 2008
The show is sold-out, and only the tallest and closest have a decent vantage point. The thing is, though, you don’t really need to see Beach House to “see” them.
Wednesday, June 6 2012
"'Lazuli' gleefully opens with a Casio-like ping of notes, before the song transforms itself into something from the Cure’s Disintegration in its open and spacious sound that feels epic in rendering." -- Zachary Houle
Monday, April 23 2012
Just for Record Store Day, Beach House release the tune "Beach House released a 7-inch single of "Lazuli". The B-side is "Equal Mind", a song that won't be available on their upcoming album, Bloom, releasing 15 May.
Monday, March 12 2012
Beach House Bloom (Sub Pop) Releasing 15 May The duo of Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand, otherwise known as Beach House, return with their latest album
Wednesday, September 29 2010
Vampire Weekend rocks Radio City Music Hall for its final night playing NYC.
Sunday, September 26 2010
Vampire Weekend and Beach House stopped through Chicago earlier this month, part of a nationwide tour filled with indie jams and dance grooves.