Theft of the Dial: Beach House

by Mark Wheat, Peter Valelly

Baltimore duo Beach House.
Baltimore duo Beach House. (Courtesy of Sub Pop / Photo by Liz Flyntz)
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    Oct 18, 2012

Baltimore duo Beach House craft delicately gorgeous dream-pop. Their sound hinges on two fairly unconventional instruments, slide guitar and organ, which lend their songs a lean, organic feel.

The duo, consisting of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, first garnered widespread success and acclaim with their third album, 2010's Teen Dream. This year's Bloom cemented their reputation as one of indie rock's best and most interesting young bands.

While in town for a sold-out show at First Ave a couple weeks ago, Beach House stopped by The Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat, take over our airwaves and play some of the songs they're feeling lately.

Playlist

1. Beach House — Holy Dances
2. William Bell — Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday
3. The Marvelettes — No More Tear Stained Make-Up
4. Francoise Hardy — Song Of Winter
5. Susan Cadogan — If You Need Me
6. OMD — Souvenir
7. My Bloody Valentine — To Here Knows When
8. Beach House — New Year

Videos

Beach House — Holy Dances

William Bell — Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday

The Marvelettes — No More Tear Stained Make-Up

Francoise Hardy — Song Of Winter

Susan Cadogan — If You Need Me

OMD — Souvenir

My Bloody Valentine — To Here Knows When

Beach House — New Year

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