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If Fort Lean feel like they've been around for a while, it's because they kind of have been: The Brooklyn band has been putting out singles since way back in 2011, but they haven't gotten around to…   Read Story »
Fort Lean caught our attention at the beginning of this decade with singles like "Perfect" and "Beach Holiday," but it's only recently that they've finished their debut album, Quiet Day. Letting the…   Read Story »
Brooklyn's Fort Lean will release their new Change Your Name EP (produced by Patrick Wimberly of Chairlift) next week, and they're ramping up for its release by dropping a new song on us. "The Mall"…   Read Story »
Here's the mirage-like video for Brooklyn rockers Fort Lean's "Sunsick," a clip that finds lead singer Keenan Mitchell wandering through an eerie Williamsburg, finding solace in the beach. Ethan…   Read Story »
Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more…   Read Story »
The Brooklyn indie crew have a way with a clean power-pop melody that few can match, and their self-titled EP, still up for free download, is an absolute monster. The band has a new 7" single on the…   Read Story »
In the video for the sticky, fired-up anthem "Beach Holiday," Keenan Mitchell, frontman for the classic-rock-inflected Brooklyn indie band Fort Lean, works goes to work behind the counter of a…   Read Story »
Though we've known about beachy indie rockers Fort Lean for a little while, the group made a major splash at CMJ thanks to glowing praise from outlets like The New York Times. Before that, though, I…   Read Story »
NYC-based quintet Fort Lean met in college, playing music together in various combinations until this year, when they became the band whose video is embedded below. Their rhythm section is plugged…   Read Story »