Posts Tagged ‘Beach House’

Arts Roundup: Racist and Classist Edition

CulturalDC Executive Director Anne Corbett gets a new job [Washington Business Journal]
Chris Richards reviews Bloom, the latest from Baltimore's Beach House [Post]
Guy writes open letter to the Fojol Bros. food truck, accusing the white owners of racism [Huffington Post D.C.]
How the Occupy movement addresses the arts [Huffington Post D.C.]
Watch a scene from new D.C. show [...]

The Sleigher: Beach House’s “I Do Not Care for the Winter Sun”

HO HO WHO: As the days get shorter (at least for a few more days until the winter solstice next week) Charm City's favorite shoegazing duo Beach House have released "I Do Not Care for the Winter Sun" as a free download on their website.
I'VE GOT A PROPOSITION FOR YOU: Though it's been sunny today, [...]

Arts Roundup: Pazz & Jop and then We’re Done with 2009 Edition

Hello! Pazz & Jop! The annual critics' poll organized by the Village Voice went online yesterday, and nothing about the main lists should surprise you: Animal Collective and Phoenix topped the albums list; Jay-Z (and Animal Collective and Phoenix) topped the single list. A number of City Paper staffers and contributers submitted Pazz & Jop ballots. [...]

Arts Roundup: You Made My Globe Golden Edition

Hello and happy MLK Day! I'm going to blame the long weekend and its lack of arts news for the fact that I'm now going to write ~200 words about the Golden Globes: They were really awful! James Cameron wants to export his arty utopianism to small children in Africa and Asia! Ricky Gervais was [...]

More New, Free Music: Beach House, Outputmessage, and More

The new Beach House album, Teen Dream, out on Jan. 26.
Local electro-retro-futurist Outputmessage dropped a four-song single yesterday, the third and final one leading to his upcoming album. You can pay what you want for it over at his bandcamp page, or stream it:

Teen Dream, the upcoming Sub Pop debut of the dreamy Baltimore duo [...]

Music 2008: A Few Forgotten Favorites

Every year there's always tons of records that deserved more time, that flew under the radar or just got lost in my stacks and/or hard drive. Here's a few that I thought were worthy of sharing:

U.S. Girls: Live On WFMU
U.S. Girls is Megan Remy. She plays through messed-up keyboards and loves the sound of a [...]