Click Track: Beach House


Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Taking sides: Who’s king of the beach?

Click Track ranks bands with beach-themed names.

By Click Track  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beach House, Beach Fossils, Best Coast, Wavves, Dirty Beaches, Frank Ocean, Surf City, Surfer Blood

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010

Singles file: Kanye West, Deer Tick, Beach House

Deer Tick revs it up for the holidays. (Courtesy of Forcefield PR) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind: Super-special holiday songs edition! Kanye West featuring Cam'ron, Jim Jones, CyHi Da Prynce, Pusha T, Big Sean, Teyana...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beach House, Camron, Deer Tick, Jim Jones, Kanye West, Pusha T, The Futureheads, The Killers

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 12/17/2010

Waka Flocka Flame's house raided; Aretha Franklin released from hospital; DMX sentenced to year in prison

Waka Flocka Flame's house was raided by Georgia police. - Georgia police raided rapper Waka Flocka Flame's house on Thursday searching for ""marijuana, articles, pictures, and communications relating to gangs and gang paraphernalia," according to documents obtained by TMZ. Waka...

By David Malitz  |  10:25 AM ET, 12/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin, Beach House, DMX, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010

Taking sides: Top five albums of 2010 -- so far

Sade's "Soldier of Love" proved to be well worth the wait. The year is half over so it seems like a good time to take stock of 2010's musical bounty to date with by picking our top five albums so...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beach House, Black Keys, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Choc Quib Town, Drunkdriver, Harlem, Jonsi, LCD Soundsystem, Laura Marling, Sade, Sleigh Bells, The Soft Pack, Titus Andronicus, Yelawolf

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Mary J. Blige to play Nina Simone; Jazz great Hank Jones dies; Vampire Weekend returns

Mary J. Blige has been waiting... waiting.. waiting to play Nina Simone. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - Sometimes the echo chamber works verrrrrry slowwwwwly: Yesterday, Pitchfork reported that legendary R&B vocalist Mary J. Blige has...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beach House, Dum Dum Girls, Hank Jones, Mary J. Blige, Nina Simone, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/29/2010

In concert: Beach House

Victora Legrand of Beach House sways during her band's sold-out show Friday at Black Cat. (All photos by Brandon Wu/FTWP) By Patrick Foster Victoria Legrand was concerned about the atmosphere at the Black Cat on Friday night. "I want to...

By Chris Richards  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Beach House

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/26/2010

Beach House vs. Wye Oak: Baltimore duo battle

Beach House plays a sold-out show at Black Cat tonight. (Benjamin C. Tankersley For The Washington Post) Tonight D.C. is a battle ground for Baltimore bands. OK, we doubt there's any ill will between fellow dreamy Charm City duos Beach...

By David Malitz  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Beach House, Wye Oak

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2010

Singles file: Beach House, Beyonce, Jeff Buckley

Beach House readies a new EP for Record Storey Day. (Benjamin C Tankersley/FTWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Beach House: "The Arrangement" Baltimore's finest debut a track from their upcoming "Zebra"...

By David Malitz  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Beach House, Beyonce, Jeff Buckley, Ludacris, Rox

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/25/2010

Week Ahead: Mariah hits D.C., divas to dominate Grammy performances

Mimi plays at DAR Constitution Hall on Wednesday. In concert: An enduring diva and a top indie rock act come to town this week and it's no stretch to think that the latter will actually be the bigger spectacle. Mariah...

By David Malitz  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Beach House, Mariah Carey, Of Montreal

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 01/22/2010

Keys open doors: How Baltimore indie rock duo Beach House found its sound in America's thrift stores

Vintage keyboards play a large role in Beach House's sound. (All photos by Benjamin C Tankersley/FTWP) In Sunday's Washington Post, Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand of ascendant Baltimore indie duo Beach House speak lovingly of their dusty vintage keyboard...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 PM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Beach House

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 01/22/2010

Baltimore's Beach House: Living the "Dream"

Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally of Baltimore indie band Beach House. (Benjamin C. Tankersley For The Washington Post) By Chris Richards This rehearsal space smells like a thrift store -- which is to say it smells like dust and history...

By Chris Richards  |  05:28 PM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Beach House

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale