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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 »
Around last November, the band YACHT moved to Los Angeles. Just under a year later, they have announced a new TV show. YOU KNOW HOW IT IS. The show is called Support, and Amazon Studios optioned…   Read Story »
Last month, we posted YACHT's excellently blippy cover of the great Brigitte Fontaine/Art Ensemble Of Chicago classic "Le Goudron." And on that single's B-side, they repeat the trick, doing a…   Read Story »
In 1969, the French avant-pop singer Brigitte Fontaine recorded an intense, absorbing song called "Le Goudron" with free-jazz greats the Art Ensemble Of Chicago. It's one of those icy examples of…   Read Story »
Portland-born synthpop duo YACHT have already released a couple of videos from their recent Shangri-La, and now there's a new clip for the title track. In the video, the group's two members engage in…   Read Story »
YACHT's video for the cowbell-happy track "I Walked Alone" is a pretty simple affair. Throughout most of it, the Portland synth-psych duo are the only folks on camera, and it relies entirely on the…   Read Story »
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 with books and pieces of art that…   Read Story »
Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc to your winter romance burning up and melting in the…   Read Story »
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, and the law goes into effect in 30…   Read Story »