All Beach House stories

Featured Beach House stories

You ever hear a song and think, “Yep, that’s gonna be huge,” even as it slightly repulses you? Such was the case when Halsey’s “New Americana” entered my ears, its chorus triumphantly trumpeting this clunky generational creed: “We are the new Americana/ High on legal marijuana/ Raised on Biggie and Nirvana.” From its sweeping us-against-them… More »

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 »

More Beach House stories

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…
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…
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…
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.
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,…
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
brandon | January 19, 2010 - 3:03 pm

New Beach House – “Silver Soul”

You know the trailing organ that opens “Norway”? It’s the tail-end of Teen Dream’s slow, smeary second track “Silver Soul.” Take a listen via Aziz.
brandon | December 2, 2009 - 9:45 am

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Premature Evaluation: Beach House – Teen Dream

When we meditated on Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally's gorgeous sophomore album Devotion we had the following to say: [Y]ou can't fall back o…
brandon | November 20, 2009 - 9:56 am

New Beach House – “Norway”

There's a hypestorm brewing over this one, but don't run from it: Teen Dream is sensational. Last year we saw Beach House write a song…
Amrit Singh | November 17, 2009 - 9:49 am

Grizzly Bear/Beach House @ Hollywood Palladium, LA 10/20/09

Tonight Grizzly Bear wrap up their five-month US tour with a sold-out Solana Beach gig before heading to Europe with St. Vincent. Yesterday we showed…
Scott Lapatine | October 21, 2009 - 1:42 pm

Hear Grizzly Bear’s “Slow Life” In Full

Grizzly Bear, who are just about as all-over-the-place as Thom Yorke these days, join the Radiohead-head and some other indie luminaries on the OST to…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 1:09 pm

Grizzly Bear Do New Moon Tune In Chicago

Until we have full audio, there’s this 80-second snippet of the band debuting their Twilight track with Victoria from Beach House at the Metro the…
Amrit Singh | September 30, 2009 - 3:07 pm

Is The New Moon Soundtrack The Best Album Of 2009?

Whoops, looks like two cultures just got shocked. Obviously that headline is a joke! Except that maybe it isn't? Rumors had been swirling about Thom…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2009 - 3:34 pm

Green Man Festival 2009 In Photos

The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 12:09 pm

Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their trek…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am

Grizzly Bear Does “Two Weeks” Live For The First Time With Victoria From Beach House

If Twitter's good for anything (probably not), it could be the realization that most rock stars live lives primarily built of small moments just a…
Amrit Singh | March 25, 2009 - 10:00 am

We Got The Tweet: The Week’s 50 Best Rock Star Twitters

Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy!
Scott Lapatine | March 23, 2009 - 9:26 pm

SXSW 2009: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy On Friday we shook off the early-morning cobwebs and made a beeline to the Pitchfork/Windish Bash in time to…
brandon | March 22, 2009 - 12:09 pm

Beach House Cover Queen

The Baltimore duo did a slow and non-Queen-like cover of Queen’s “Play The Game” for Dark Was The Night. It was left off the compilatio…
brandon | March 2, 2009 - 11:51 am