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De Lux's Voyage single "Better At Making Time" was already a genius bit of giddy, bass-driven disco-funk -- think Talking Heads circa Remain In Light as filtered through the slightly sleeker…   Read Story »
While 2011's Shangri-La was primarily marked by frenetic bursts of energy like "Utopia" and "I Walked Alone," YACHT's new single is probably the softest and most laidback song they've released to…   Read Story »
We've already heard songs from Four Tet and Rustie for the upcoming charity/concept album BOATS from Everything Is New and now YACHT is throwing its hat into the ring. All of the songs from the album…   Read Story »
When Kathleen Hanna was last playing around with synthy dance-music sonics in Le Tigre, the whole Tumblr remix-culture thing was still years ago, but god knows that band probably would've loved it.…   Read Story »
Portland electro-pop duo YACHT's new song "Party At The NSA" is a lightweight new-wave jam about the surveillance state, which puts it firmly in the "99 Luftballoons" tradition of lightweight…   Read Story »
On Saturday, Brooklyn's gorgeous Grand Prospectus Hall hosted an anniversary party for the new millennial cool factory that is DFA. The label tweeted that they were expecting around 4,000 people, and…   Read Story »
Back in March, we posted the video for "Howl," a truly excellent plainspoken pop single from the teenage British singer Chlöe Howl. The Portland electro-pop duo YACHT have now remixed that track,…   Read Story »
I feel like some version of this happens all the damn time: A couple years back, Forever 21 started selling a Flipper T-shirt that bore a distinct resemblance to a shirt worn by Kurt Cobain on…   Read Story »
The thought that led to this short video was, basically, "Wouldn't it be nice to document bands' pre-show rituals?" As soon as I realized YACHT would be in town to perform a Full Moon Party, inspired…   Read Story »
Psychedelic Portland dance-party duo YACHT haven't announced plans for a new album, but they're giving us a new song and a new video anyway, to celebrate the fact that they've been an ongoing project…   Read Story »