Beach Slang

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Premiere

Beach Slang – “Spin The Dial” Video

"Discover yourself with roller skating!" reads a homely sign at the end of Beach Slang's new sundrunk visual for their A Loud Bash Of Teenage
Margaret Farrell | March 10, 2017 - 10:50 am

Beach Slang – “Sometimes Always” (The Jesus & Mary Chain Cover)

Beach Slang are releasing the second installment of their covers mixtape series next week, and today they've shared their take on the Jesus & Mary…
James Rettig | February 1, 2017 - 10:33 am

Beach Slang – “Bored Teenagers” (The Adverts Cover)

The members of Beach Slang have been through some turmoil lately, but that won't stop them from playing the songs they love for you. Back…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 9:29 am

Beach Slang – “2000 Light Years Away” (Green Day Cover)

Green Day appear on the cover of the latest issue of the UK rock magazine Kerrang!, and the magazine includes a CD that features bands…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2016 - 10:03 am

Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Aloha – “Too Late To Die Young” (Beach Slang Cover)

Polyvinyl's 20th anniversary compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl is due on Black Friday. The 20-track collection features, as you might guess, Polyvinyl artists or alums covering…
Chris DeVille | November 14, 2016 - 5:18 pm

Beach Slang’s James Alex Talks Future Of Band After Firing Guitarist

Beach Slang removed guitarist Ruben Gallego from the band this week after a woman alleged that he sexually assaulted her four years ago. Now frontman…
Chris DeVille | October 14, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Beach Slang Guitarist Fired Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Beach Slang have removed guitarist Ruben Gallego from the band after the emergence of sexual assault allegations, as Pitchfork points out. "Although this occurred four…
James Rettig | October 11, 2016 - 2:26 pm

Beach Slang – “Younger Us” (Japandroids Cover)

Seen in a certain light, Beach Slang's entire career could be considered a tribute to Japandroids' towering 2010 song "Younger Us." It's been more than…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2016 - 11:36 am

Stream Beach Slang A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings

The forever young rock band Beach Slang will release their new LP, A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings, this Friday. The album follows The Things
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 15, 2016 - 10:37 am

Cover Story

Holding Out For That Teenage Feeling

In the lobby of Philadelphia's Hilton Garden Inn, Charlie Lowe, Beach Slang's tour manager, leans over and adjusts frontman James Alex's bowtie. Alex lives an…
Michael Tedder | September 8, 2016 - 2:24 pm

Beach Slang – “Atom Bomb” Video

In a few weeks, Philly punks Beach Slang will follow up last year's great debut The Things We Do To Find People Like Us with…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2016 - 11:27 am

Beach Slang – “Punks In A Disco Bar” Video

Next month, rousing Philly rock nostalgists Beach Slang will give us their sophomore album A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings, and they've just dropped a…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2016 - 11:09 am

Beach Slang – “Chopsticks” (Liz Phair Cover)

Beach Slang are good at covering songs. Last year, the Philly-based band released their rendition of Dramarama's "Anything, Anything" and a few weeks ago they…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2016 - 4:48 pm
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