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Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | July 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm

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Know Your Beach Bands

In the mid-'00s, we witnessed a torrent of new bands with "wolf" in their names. Among the acts with lupine roots were Wolf Parade, Wolfmother,…
Patrick Hosken | March 27, 2015 - 1:20 pm

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How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2014 - 10:09 am

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Cornelius – “The Spell Of A Vanishing Loveliness” Video & Beach Fossils’ Rework

Last year, Keigo Oyamada released his first proper Cornelius album in 11 years, Mellow Waves -- we chatted with him about it at the time…
James Rettig | March 2, 2018 - 11:05 am

Beach Fossils – “Agony” (Yung Lean Cover) Video

Last year, the woozy Brooklyn guitar-pop band Beach Fossils returned with their album Somersault. And today, the band declares pan-genre solidarity with woozy musicians the…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 9:46 am

Beach Fossils – “Sugar” Video

Earlier this month, Beach Fossils released their new album, Somersault, and today they're sharing a video for a track from it, "Sugar." The vid was…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 10:57 am

Beach Fossils – “Social Jetlag” & “Tangerine” (Feat. Rachel Goswell)

Beach Fossils are rapidly approaching the release of Somersault, and today they're promoting it with another advance track following "This Year," "Saint Ivy," and "Down
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2017 - 10:01 am

Beach Fossils – “Down The Line” Video

Somersault is shaping up to be a fantastic comeback for Beach Fossils. Early singles "This Year" and "Saint Ivy" presented a more elegant and grown-up…
Chris DeVille | May 1, 2017 - 10:54 am

Beach Fossils – “Saint Ivy” Video

It's been a long time since the last Beach Fossils album. (Remember when DIIV were a Beach Fossils side project?) The Brooklyn guitar-pop crew are…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2017 - 9:13 am

Beach Fossils – “This Year”

Beach Fossils initially broke through with lo-fi guitar-pop that felt like a dream, existing somewhere between the easygoing nostalgia of chillwave and the scraggly basement…
Chris DeVille | March 2, 2017 - 10:14 am

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Amber Coffman, Bethany Cosentino, Others Accuse Publicist Of Sexual Misconduct

Scroll down for the most recent updates to this story. Last night, on Twitter, Dirty Projectors member Amber Coffman recounted an incident in…
James Rettig | January 19, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Stream Laced Laced EP

As a band, Laced resemble an amalgamation of vantage points, built from different takes on punk. There's frontman Dustin Payseur of Beach Fossils, a jangly,…
Charles Innis | October 29, 2015 - 4:02 pm

Laced – “Clear”

Dustin Payseur got his start with Beach Fossils back during peak chillwave but, since they haven't released an album since 2013, he's been busy with…
James Rettig | September 10, 2015 - 6:07 pm

Cover Story

How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2014 - 10:09 am

Bruce Smear – “Pick And Roll” (Stereogum Premiere)

Tommy Davidson plays in the chilled-out Brooklyn indie band Beach Fossils, but in his own time he produces music under the name Bruce Smear, whose…
Miles Bowe | July 15, 2014 - 11:07 am
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