New Beach House Single

August 7, 2008

Beach House will be releasing a 7″ single on October 21 via Carpark.  The A-side is a new song entitled “Used to Be” and the B-side will contain a demo of “Apple Orchard”, a song released on their self-titled album.  I love the album artwork, it suits their style so well.

They’re also touring at the moment.  After a few more gigs in the US they’re vacationing around the world to Australia and New Zealand (and also performing there too).  I bet they’ll be staying in a beach house (hah… hah… uhh).

Tour:
08-09 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s w/ Cass McCombs, Tickley Feather
08-10 Baltimore, MD – Creative Alliance w/ Cass Mccombs, Viking Moses
08-12 Greensboro, NC – Square One
08-13 Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle w/ Cass McCombs, Great Lakes
08-20 Sydney, Australia – The Hopetoun
08-21 Sydney, Australia – The Hopetoun
08-22 Melbourne, Australia – Roxanne Parlour
08-23 Brisbane, Australia – The Troubadour
08-24 Perth, Australia – Mojo’s
08-27 Melbourne, Australia – The Toff
08-29 Wellington, New Zealand – Bodega Bar
08-30 Auckland, New Zealand – Kings Arms
09-27 Big Sur, CA – Fernwood Resort

“Used to Be”:
01 Used to Be
02 Apple Orchard

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Thanks Dublab for this excelent live video of Ariel Pink.  I’m loving the golden microphone.

Linkah! -> http://www.vimeo.com/1466535

The sequel to last year’s 77 Boadrum is coming (and I’m missing it, again).  Just yesterday the drummers of this 88 man full drum set drum circle were released.  You can find the list here.  There’s just one thing perplexing me; why is Brian Weitz, a.k.a. Geologist from Animal Collective, listed as a drummer?  Since when did he play the drums?  Hmm… sounds as incredible as it was last year, I’m wishing for 99 Boadrum.