Beach Fossils

Beach Fossils – “This Year”

Beach Fossils initially broke through with lo-fi guitar-pop that felt like a dream, existing somewhere between the easygoing nostalgia of chillwave and the scraggly basement…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2017 - 10:14 am

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Amber Coffman, Bethany Cosentino, Others Accuse Publicist Of Sexual Misconduct

Scroll down for the most recent updates to this story. Last night, on Twitter, Dirty Projectors member Amber Coffman recounted an incident in…
James Rettig | January 19, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Stream Laced Laced EP

As a band, Laced resemble an amalgamation of vantage points, built from different takes on punk. There's frontman Dustin Payseur of Beach Fossils, a jangly,…
Charles Innis | October 29, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Laced – “Clear”

Dustin Payseur got his start with Beach Fossils back during peak chillwave but, since they haven't released an album since 2013, he's been busy with…
James Rettig | September 10, 2015 - 6:07 pm


Know Your Beach Bands

In the mid-'00s, we witnessed a torrent of new bands with "wolf" in their names. Among the acts with lupine roots were Wolf Parade, Wolfmother,…
Patrick Hosken | March 27, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Cover Story

How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2014 - 10:09 am

Bruce Smear – “Pick And Roll” (Stereogum Premiere)

Tommy Davidson plays in the chilled-out Brooklyn indie band Beach Fossils, but in his own time he produces music under the name Bruce Smear, whose…
Miles Bowe | July 15, 2014 - 11:07 am

The Snow – “Memory Loss”

The Snow is a new supergroup featuring three frontmen of dreamy new wave and post-punk bands: Beach Fossils' Dustin Payseur, Wild Nothing's Jack Tatum, and…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2014 - 11:21 am

Beach Fossils – “Generational Synthetic” Video

The fizzy, jangly Brooklyn indie-poppers Beach Fossils released their sophomore album Clash The Truth way back in February, but they're just now getting around to…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2013 - 11:51 am

Captured Tracks Five-Year Anniversary Festival @ The Well, Brooklyn, NY 8/31/13 & 9/1/13

Over the past five years, Brooklyn indie label Captured Tracks has delivered a meticulously curated output, from superstars-in-their-own-right DIIV, Wild Nothing, Beach Fossils, and Mac…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 3, 2013 - 4:44 pm

Stream Beach Fossils Clash The Truth

Beach Fossils have already given us "Careless" and "Generational Synthetic" from their upcoming sophomore effort, so we know that we're in for another dose of…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 12, 2013 - 2:53 pm

Beach Fossils – “Generational Synthetic”

We're a month out from the release of Clash The Truth, the sophomore album from perennially chill Brooklyn reverb-rockers Beach Fossils. Last month, the band…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 12:28 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: December 2012

It's the last Monthly Mix of 2012, sweet people. We did it! It hasn't been an easy run over in this corner of the blog,…
Amrit Singh | December 28, 2012 - 10:46 am

Beach Fossils – “Careless”

Diffuse Brooklyn guitar-twinklers Beach Fossils released their pretty great self-titled debut in 2010, and they've since spun off side projects like DIIV and Heavenly Beat.
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2012 - 11:23 am
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