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It's been about three years since Beirut released their last album so it's about that time in the cycle where they start to test out some new songs live in the lead-up to an inevitable album…   Read Story »
Diplo's steady co-piloting in Snoop Dogg's self-reinvention into Snoop Lion continues with this Major Lazer-co-produced track "No Guns Allowed." The Beirut-interpolating track features guest vocals…   Read Story »
Kishi Bashi was left off our list of 2012's Best New Artists, an omission that sparked some controversy in the comments. As I mentioned in that space, the dude got my vote, based almost entirely on…   Read Story »
"this is from a few years ago, never released it out into the world, but played it when people asked me to DJ at things, now you can too ; )" Vampire Weekend's multi-instrumentalist, producer,…   Read Story »
Yesterday, Portland's MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit, Beirut, Girl Talk, Dinosaur Jr., Flying…   Read Story »
Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of…   Read Story »
The title track from last year's Beirut LP The Rip Tide finally gets the seafaring video of Zach Condon's dreams. It's directed by Houmam Abdallah and comes with an explanatory note from Mr. Condon…   Read Story »
If anyone tuned in early to see Barack Obama on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, they got a nice little surprise: Beirut ending The Tonight Show with a floating-above-trees rendition of…   Read Story »
With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their second fest go-around.…   Read Story »
In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a…   Read Story »