Tagged: Beirut


Live: Portland’s Music Fest Northwest

In a couple key ways, if you’ve been to one music festival, you’ve basically been to most of them. I don’t say that in a disparaging way, more just to point out that at these … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2012 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Beirut Announce New Album + “East Harlem” MP3

A tree may grow in Brooklyn, but a rose wilts in East Harlem. Or at least for Zach Condon’s paramour, who, judging from the lyrics for “East Harlem,” waits endlessly for him to come uptown. … read more »

POSTED June 7, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

New Pornographers' New Porn to Include Beirut, St. Vincent and Okkervil River's Will Sheff

Aaaaaaaah. August 2007 was the last time The New Pornographers all got together and released an album. Well now that the year of the tiger is upon us, the gang’s reunited to release their Challengers … read more »

POSTED January 21, 2010 11:40AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Video: The Jesus Lizard Brightens Up Pitchfork Music Festival

We made it to Union Park in Chicago this past weekend just in time to catch a sideshow of indie rock babies, an unwelcome whiff of global warming, and of course, the 4th annual Pitchfork … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2009 12:08PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Video: Beirut, “Concubine”

This Beirut video for a stand out track from his Mexico-recorded FADER-cover-ed album March of the Zapotec looks exotic until the New York City bus goes by. Which is kind of like the album itself. … read more »

POSTED June 15, 2009 5:11PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Beirut – "La Llorona"

Beirut’s Zach Condon is determined to go global. For the band’s newest EP, March of the Zapotec, Condon traveled to Mexico to partner up with mariachi ensemble Banda Jimenez from Teotitlan del Valle. The result … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2009 1:09PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS: ,

Sharon Van Etten Sings In Her Kitchen

Tripwire photographer Sarahana has a great music blog, and one of the regular features is a series of mini musical documentaries she calls the Secret Garden. For this very special installment, Sarahana gave us the exclusive to her video of the angelic-voiced, rising folk artist Sharon Van Etten at her apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn singing “Keep” from her upcoming album, Because I Was in Love. read more »

POSTED May 19, 2009 1:37PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,

Internet Sunshine: Kittens Frolicking to Beirut

We just went through Lauren Fleishman’s Beirut photos from our Issue #60 cover story, and we’re pretty sure that this kitten does not belong to Zach Condon. But, it really doesn’t matter. We have now … read more »


La Strada

La Strada hail from New York, but adapt what they call old-world instrumentation to their laid-back folk songs. The result lies somewhere between a sea chanty and a Beirut song, but it is some of the best folk-pop music this side of The Decemberists. read more »

POSTED April 17, 2009 2:01PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

The Feel Good Music Of Dent May

For those of you looking for a little feel good music to cheer you up, Dent May has revitalized the classic American crooner for the 21st century and given it a geeky hipster edge that makes this an extremely delightful listen. read more »

POSTED April 10, 2009 11:45AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , ,