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Beirut Announces Additional Tour Dates In Support Of New Album ‘The Rip Tide’

September 29, 2011 drainu182 0

Beirut is pleased to announce additional tour dates in support of new album The Rip Tide, out now via Pompeii Records. The tour is currently underway and shows have been receiving rave reviews:

“The show confirmed how cohesive this group has become. And it showed how Mr. Condon has been growing into his singing…he sounded like someone who knew his bearings, and well.”
– The New York Times

“Constantly subverting expectation without becoming contrived, Beirut can transport you somewhere else …

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Outside Lands Festival 2011 Day 3 Review

August 21, 2011 drainu182 0

For our final day of Outside Lands Festival coverage, our writer Ace Ubas covered ten artists (his buddy Carlos covered the Decemberists) and our photographer Marcello Ambriz shot ten artists as well! We hope that you’ve enjoyed our coverage for this year’s Outside Lands Festival (thanks to Big Hassle Media for getting us in!)

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Beirut Extend Tour In Support of The Rip Tide (Streaming In Full Now)

August 9, 2011 drainu182 0

Beirut’s The Rip Tide is out August 30 on Zach Condon’s very own Pompeii Records. Few predicted the inward journey Beirut leader, Zach Condon, would achieve on The Rip Tide, an album with the most introspective and memorable songs of his young career. With songs that speak of love, friendship, isolation, and community, touching on universal human themes that are less fabricated stories than impressions of life at a quarter century of age, the album exposes a depth of …

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Beirut To Release New Album The Rip Tide On August 30

June 7, 2011 drainu182 1

Beirut announces its first album in four years with The Rip Tide, set for release on August 30th.

The Rip Tide marks a dramatic and intimate shift from The Flying Club Cup (2007) and his “stop-off in Mexico” by way of the March of the Zapotec EP (2009). The album will feature “East Harlem” and “Goshen,” which appear on the band’s new limited edition single out NOW.

Listen to The Rip Tide’s “East Harlem” stream here:

The Rip

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Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

April 26, 2011 drainu182 0

If you happen to be an insomniac like us, you probably caught this already. If you slept (you lucky bastards), here’s the full 2011 Lollapalooza lineup. As always, lineup is subject to change because of denied visas, band breakups, etc. You can pick up your tickets at Will it sell out? We don’t think so but who thought Coachella would sell out in one weekend?

Check out the lineup inside.

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Northside Festival Announces Initial Lineup

March 10, 2011 drainu182 0

The L Magazine’s Northside Festival will make its return to the streets of Williamsburg and Greenpoint on June 16-19, 2011 for a third year of music, film and art. While The L will book a handful of anchoring shows, including those at a 5,000-capacity outdoor space at McCarren Park in the heart of Williamsburg, we’ll leave the majority of shows in the hands of the community’s most forward-thinking independent record labels, bloggers, radio stations, record stores and other tastemakers. A …

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Coachella Lineup Announced, Tickets Onsale Now!

January 30, 2009 drainu182 1

The lineup for Coachella was announced today and it’s.. ehhh. The three main headliners are Paul McCartney, The Killers and The Cure. Throw in Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Amy Winehouse, TV On The Radio and Lupe Fiasco and you have a pretty eclective lineup for the weekend. I don’t think that I’ll be going tough.If I did go though to one day, it’d probably be the first day. Check out the links to get your tickets and the lineup below them:…