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Under The Influence

Under The Influence: YACHT Shangri-La

YACHT's dynamic synth pop duo of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans took an untraditional route for this installment of Under The Influence, interspersing songs…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2011 - 4:45 pm

We Got The Tweet

Indie Rockers Respond To NY Legalizing Gay Marriage

New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after,…
Scott Lapatine | June 25, 2011 - 12:26 am

Progress Report

Progress Report: YACHT

NAME: YACHT PROGRESS REPORT: Portland’s cosmic dancers to release Shangri-La this summer. After being on the phone with YACHT -- the dynamic…
T. Cole Rachel | March 25, 2011 - 10:36 am

More YACHT stories

Yacht Apologize For Sex Tape Hoax And Non-Apology

Yacht drew the internet's ire following a sex tape hoax publicity stunt that was meant to promote a new video from the band but backfired…
James Rettig | May 11, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Yacht Promote New Video With Fake Sex Tape Leak

LA experimental pop duo Yacht have promoted their recent album I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler in ways that blur the line between a…
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2016 - 1:53 pm

YACHT – “Annie Christian” (Prince Cover)

While recording their 2011 album Shangri-La, electro-pop duo YACHT worked on a cover of Prince's song "Annie Christian," but never finished nor released it. After…
Grace Birnstengel | April 22, 2016 - 8:05 pm

YACHT – “Christmas Alone”

Today, Amazon is releasing their Indie For The Holidays playlist, a collection that includes original holiday songs and new versions of old classics by artists…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2015 - 9:10 am

YACHT – “I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler” Video

Today, the internet is all a-buzz about the innovation we expected from the future predicted in the Back To The Future movies -- where are…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 5:14 pm

YACHT – “L.A. Plays Itself” Video

YACHT have always loved the gimmicks, and they're embracing them even more in the rollout for their latest album, I Thought The Future Would Be
James Rettig | September 22, 2015 - 1:23 pm

YACHT – “I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler”

Last month, electro-pop duo YACHT announced their new album I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler through a Los Angeles billboard. Noted for their high-pop…
Lisa Brown | August 13, 2015 - 5:08 pm

Watch The Kathleen Hanna-Starring, YACHT-Scored Short Myrna

Back in January, we reported that Kathleen Hanna, the punk-singing legend of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin, was set to play…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2015 - 2:24 pm

YACHT Announce New Album I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler On L.A. Billboard

High-concept pop duo YACHT are known for extending that adventurous spirit into extracurriculars like an iPhone app and a sunglass line. As Pitchfork reports, their…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2015 - 5:50 pm

Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Watch Kathleen Hanna Voice An Alien In Short Film Myrna The Monster

MTV produced a short film entitled Myrna The Monster, which was directed by Ian Samuels and will premiere at Sundance Fest, beginning today in Park…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 22, 2015 - 12:57 pm

YACHT – “Terminal Beach”

YACHT's new EP Where Does The Disco? comes out today. We've already heard the title track (and its Jerome LOL remix) plus "Works Like Magic."
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 11:26 am

The Drums – “I Can’t Pretend (YACHT Remix)”

The Drums released their latest album, Encyclopedia, back in September, and Tom noted that the single "I Can't Pretend" marked an audible departure from the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 6, 2014 - 10:38 am

YACHT – “Works Like Magic”

The electro-pop philosophers YACHT are coming back later this fall with a new EP called Where Does This Disco?, and they've already shared the title
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2014 - 2:21 pm

YACHT – “Where Does This Disco?” + Jerome LOL Remix

YACHT are back with a new single on a new label. "Where Does This Disco?" is out now on Downtown, along with a remix by…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2014 - 12:15 pm
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