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Air – “Seven Stars” (Feat. Victoria Legrand)

When Air announced the details for their forthcoming Le Voyage Dans La Lune a little while ago, one of the more interesting wrinkles was that one song would feature vocals from Beach House’s Victoria Legrand. That track has now surfaced; hit the jump to stream “Seven Stars.”… More »

By: Corban Goble / December 6, 2011 - 3:43 pm

Air Prep Le Voyage Dans La Lune

Air’s follow-up to 2009’s Love 2 is called Le Voyage Dans La Lune in tribute to fellow countryman Georges Méliès’ influential 1902 silent film of the same name. The album features contributions from Beach House’s Victoria Legrand as well as Au Revoir Simone (who are, you know, not French. But it’s about the spirit!). Check… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 21, 2011 - 4:15 pm

Iceland Airwaves 2011 In Words And Photos

Last week, from Wednesday until Sunday, Reykjavik, Iceland hosted its annual Airwaves festival. It’s an urban festival and a hell of a party, with the city’s invariably intimate venues acting in concert to present a slew of shows in a fashion akin to CMJ or SXSW. This year, Stereogum partnered with Iceland Airwaves to curateMore »

By: Amrit Singh / October 17, 2011 - 8:22 am

Stereogum & Bella Union Present: Beach House @ Iceland Airwaves ’11

Next week, Stereogum is putting on a show a little further from the south side of Williamsburg than we’re used to: We’ve teamed up with Bella Union to present a night of music in Iceland’s Reykjavik Art Museum, headlined by the great, Scandinavia-loving American band Beach House. The undercard features some regionally homegrown talent –… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 7, 2011 - 10:41 am

Scenes From Sasquatch! 2011

Sasquatch! took place over four nights this Memorial Day Weekend. The Washington Festival included some very anticipated shows, including Wolf Parade’s next to last show, new tracks from Modest Mouse, and one of Death From Above 1979’s reunion appearances. That’s Das Racist’s Victor Vazquez getting a kiss from an audience member (not a moment anyone… More »

By: jessica / May 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Hear Beach House’s New Song, Performed At Webster Hall

Victoria and Alex’s continued coronation as the new royalty of polite crossover-indie extended into two sold-out nights headlining Webster Hall this past weekend, where they performed a new song that has fans humming. Think of it as an extension of the richer, slightly more propulsive Teen Dream material; for fans of that album. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 28, 2011 - 1:15 pm

New Indie Rock Christmas Songs For 2010

Every blog does a Christmas mix, so here’s ours, with a small twist: All of these tracks are new for this year Xmas songs, not the classics or Sufjan leftovers. I’ve also included streams for charity singles, Christmas-related music videos, and other new holiday bits (with links, where applicable, to download the rest of the… More »

By: jessica / December 23, 2010 - 11:09 am

Beach House Bring “10 Mile Stereo” To Conan

It’s a good winter solstice for Teen Dream, and Beach House is celebrating/capitalizing/saying thanks in little ways like releasing free seasonal tracks, and dominating most every year-end list (including ours), and having Conan O’Brien make reference to how they are dominating most every year-end list (not including ours) in his intro to the band’s performance… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 21, 2010 - 10:59 am

Beach House – “I Do Not Care For The Winter Sun”

‘Tis the season for too many sentences that begin “’tis the season,” but everyone’s allowed at least one of those a year, so ’tis the season of the steady onslaught of hype machine-baiting holiday tracks. Everyone’s allowed at least one of those a year, although if you put out one of the increasingly consensus TopMore »

By: Amrit Singh / December 16, 2010 - 4:08 pm

Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Very Best @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 9/26/10

It was an unseasonably balmy evening in Hollywood as Vampire Weekend made their inaugural Bowl debut. Rounding out the bill was the hypnotic Beach House and a party starting set from the Very Best. More »

By: Andrew Youssef / September 27, 2010 - 9:29 am

Fran Healy – “Zebra” (Beach House Cover)

Travis frontman Fran Healy will release his debut solo album Wreckorder in October. The album was recorded in Vermont, New York, and Berlin, where Healy lives. It features guest appearance by Neko Case, Tom Hobden from Noah And The Whale, and Paul McCartney (Healy became a vegetarian as a way of saying thank you to… More »

By: jessica / September 14, 2010 - 3:24 pm

Beach House – “White Moon”

Victoria and Alex have always shined live — our first night with them was cross-legged under the Christmas lights of Cake Shop during CMJ four years ago, where the small but stuff room of critics were instantly converted — though on the back of Teen Dream their more dynamic trio setup, bringing live drums to… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 24, 2010 - 9:36 am

Beach House – “Lover Of Mine (Roman Ruins Remix)”

Roman Ruins is Graham Hill’s solo project. He does this woozy remix of one of the poppiest tracks on Teen Dream, “Lover Of Mine.” And Hill is pretty familiar with the source material — he’s Beach House’s touring drummer, as well as the drummer for frequent Beach House tourmate Papercuts. More »

By: jessica / August 12, 2010 - 11:05 am

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Sunday Recap

The final day of 2010’s Pitchfork Festival was just as hot as Saturday, with stages that needed quick shots of energy to pull the audience out of its languor. Girls were pretty but wispy — though they sounded stronger as I walked over to Washed Out, who had the audience clapping along to his set. More »

By: jessica / July 19, 2010 - 3:23 pm

Coachella 2010: Die Antwoord, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus

On Friday, James Murphy dedicated “Losing My Edge” to Gil Scott-Heron. For the rest of the weekend, everyone should be covering “Communication Breakdown” and dedicating it to AT&T. Not being able to meet up with your friends because of long delayed texts does cultivate a certain independent spirit, though, and partying with strangers wasn’t a… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 18, 2010 - 6:01 pm

The PS22 Chorus Covers Beach House

They’ve covered Phoenix and tracked for Passion Pit, now the most reliably heartwarming and hipster credentialed chorus of 5th graders in Staten Island tackle Beach House’s Teen Dream opening cut “Zebra.” Well more like like give it an adorable embrace than a tackle, but you get it: Little humans from “a wide cross section of… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 12, 2010 - 9:56 am

Beach House – “The Arrangement” (Live On Sirius)

With Teen Dream Beach House have vaulted themselves onto the upper rung of 2010 LP chatter, so it’s rather fitting to see them throw some fresh wares into the mix of Record Store Day’s annual indie-store-exclusives. Their four-track Zebra EP promises alternate versions of two Dreams (both “Zebra” and the Cough Syrup Remix of “10… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 22, 2010 - 11:03 am

Beach House Do Daytrotter

Victoria and Alex offer up live takes from their bona fide breakout Teen Dream over at Daytrotter. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 2, 2010 - 12:09 pm

Beach House Bring Their “Zebra” To Fallon

While Friday saw the end of an era on late night TV — Conan saying goodbye to The Tonight Show and NBC with Neil Young, ZZ Top, Ben Harper, and more cowbell — the night also marked a first, with Beach House making their nationally televised debut on Fallon’s show with “Zebra,” the opening track… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 25, 2010 - 10:00 am

Stream Beach House Teen Dream

If you’re already a fan, you’ve heard the dusky Baltimore dream-pop duo’s magnificently lush third full-length, but it’s never too late to experience their Teen Dream, currently streaming at NPR. More »

By: brandon / January 19, 2010 - 3:03 pm