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Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things. — Schopenhauer

There’s a bloom in the dark. It’s the way grief makes everything sharp. It’s the way loss is built into everything we wish was eternal. The pleasure we take in the very tragic, especially when it happens to us. More »

The week began on, like, Tuesday with the launch of Apple Music and it pretty much ended on Thursday because of the three-day weekend, and frankly, not a whole hell of a lot happened in between. It kinda felt like everyone besides Trent Reznor took the week off and nobody even bothered to release any… More »

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, We Are Wolves, Sea Wolf, Wolf & Cub, and more. It got old, as trends do, and we reached Canis lupus critical mass in 2009 with Wolf Gang. The gentler… More »

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Yesterday, Beach House and Phoenix both dropped mindbending, huge-budgeted videos at basically the exact same moment; as soon as I got done writing up one…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2013 - 2:46 pm
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Beach House – “Wishes” Video (Dir. Eric Wareheim)

Eric Wareheim, one half of the absurdist comedy duo Tim & Eric, doesn't direct music videos too often, but when he does, he can be…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2013 - 1:25 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

A whole mess of great videos this week, from some unexpected places as well as the expected ones. When Flatbush Zombies release an excellently hallucinogenic…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2013 - 4:48 pm
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Watch Beach House Forever Still Short Film

In making their short film Forever Still, the members of Beach House spent a night traveling to a bunch of different breathtaking locations in Texa…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2013 - 10:42 am
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Beach House – “New Year” Home Video

It being a new year and all, beloved reverb-abusers Beach House have shared a video for "New Year," a song from their 2012 album Bloom.
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 2:58 pm
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Hear Merry Indie X-Mas, Featuring Parodies Of Bon Iver, Beach House, xx, Das Racist, & More

When we posted the 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs we limited our list to yuletide jamz that actually exist. Animal New York took a different…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2012 - 1:01 pm
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Beach House – “Wild” Video

Beach House's new video for the dreamy Bloom song "Wild" tells a fractured, unhappy story about romantic violence and obsession, one that I'm not entirely…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2012 - 10:44 am
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Beach House, Dustin Wong @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 9/25/12

After launching their tour at the House Of Blues San Diego, Beach House weaved their way back to Los Angeles for a sold out two…
Andrew Youssef | September 26, 2012 - 3:26 pm

Watch Beach House Play Fallon

If you're into watching romantically gauzy indie bands playing on late-night TV -- and who isn't? -- then last night was pretty much just a…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2012 - 9:02 am
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2012: Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar & More

Sunday’s lineup at Pitchfork opened with the promise of two “secret” guest spots – one that happened, one that didn’t – and an extremely anticipated…
Corban Goble | July 16, 2012 - 12:12 pm
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Beach House, Wild Nothing @ House Of Blues San Diego, San Diego 7/1/12

It seems like only yesterday that my first batch of photographs for Stereogum were of Beach House opening for The Walkmen in 2009. A few…
Andrew Youssef | July 2, 2012 - 5:19 pm
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Helping Beach House Plead Their Case Against Volkswagen

Remember that VW ad that egregiously ripped off Beach House's "Take Care"? Of course you do, it is embarrassing and reprehensible on the part of…
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2012 - 10:28 am
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Beach House – “Lazuli” Video

Three people cross into another dimension in Beach House's clip for "Lazuli," a trippy, fluorescent void occupied by Beach House, incidentally. Allen Cordell directs. Watch…
Corban Goble | June 7, 2012 - 9:32 am
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Watch Beach House On Jools Holland

On the latest episode of the British show Later With Jools Holland, Beach House came through to dreamily float their way through "Myth," the instant-classic…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2012 - 10:00 am
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Watch Beach House Play Letterman

Promoting their highly acclaimed Bloom released earlier this week, Beach House dropped by the Ed Sullivan Theater yesterday for a Letterman segment that aired earlier…
Scott Lapatine | May 19, 2012 - 1:24 am
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Does This Volkswagen Ad Rip Off Beach House?

Just kidding! This British Volkswagen ad obviously totally and completely rips off Beach House! Specifically, it rips off "Take Care," the song that ends Teen
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2012 - 2:56 pm
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Flying Lotus Disses Beach House

Flying Lotus and Beach House both make supremely chill, critically acclaimed music. Both have probably soundtracked a whole lot of drug experiences. Also, FlyLo once…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2012 - 3:22 pm
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Stream Beach House Bloom

Beloved Baltimore dream-rockers Beach House are about to return with the much-anticipated new album Bloom. We’ve posted early tracks “Myth” and “Lazuli,” and in hi…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2012 - 8:52 am
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Beach House – “Equal Mind”

Another Record Store Day exclusive is Beach House's "Lazuli" 7", limited to 2,400 copies on blue vinyl. B-side "Equal Mind" is a synth-laden, Fleetwood Mac-esque…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2012 - 10:50 pm
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Beach House – “Lazuli”

A while back, we sized up Beach House's new one, Bloom, and today the Dutch station 3voor12 broadcast their new single, "Lazuli," a release that'll…
Corban Goble | April 13, 2012 - 1:47 pm
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