Beach House – Black Car

Beach House are a beguiling band. And so is their new tune Black Car. A mysterious song with a pounding bass line and erratic pulsing beat, it’s the latest tune from their woozy and atmospheric album 7. Despite its weightlessness there’s a sense of power to proceedings. It’s hypnotic and infectious, and pure Beach House.Continue reading “Beach House – Black Car”

Beach House – Dive

Hot on the heels of the announcement of their UK shows in October, and ahead of their first full length album release, 7, in May, Beach House have shared the video to Dive. A gloriously transcendent offering of rhythmic shimmer, it’s a glorious effort from the Baltimore duo. 7 will be released 11th May via Bella Union inContinue reading “Beach House – Dive”

Love lyrics

Valentine’s Day, and a chance to celebrate the things we love – like music. These are some of the most beautiful love related lyrics in my favourite songs. The Maccabbees – Toothpaste Kisses I’ll win your heart with a woop-a-woo / Pulling shapes just for your eyes / So with toothpaste kisses and lines /I’ll be yours andContinue reading “Love lyrics”

Yellow Bird Project

Sometimes, when a little tipsy after a night out, and sitting on my sofa trying to sober myself up with a hefty portion of carbs to help prevent the inevitable hangover, I end up browsing online shopping. Lacking in willpower at the best of times, my bank account sometimes sees some unexpected purchases in theContinue reading “Yellow Bird Project”

Beach House – Teen Dream

Subpop Records On their third album, and just starting to make waves amongst compilers of 2010’s one to watch lists, this Baltimore based duo create pop so evocative of a gentleness seascape that the salt catches in the back of your throat and you can almost feel the grains of sand in your plimsoll. TheContinue reading “Beach House – Teen Dream”