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2013 MMVAs on June 16!
Watch May 23 8E/5P
June 22nd, 2012
Thank you Beirut for releasing one of the most beautiful music videos I have seen all year. The treatment and visual effects are absolutely stunning. Watch the sky transform from cool blues to red and orange sunsets. Amazing.
February 23rd, 2012
Naval officers partake in a lot of cigarette smoking, drinking and overall regretful activity, while a chicken causes chaos at a town hall function in the new video for Beirut’s “Vagabond.” The band play a band, giving the partygoers a soundtrack for barfing, fighting and hooking up.
August 8th, 2011
The 2011 edition of the Halifax Pop Explosion announced the first acts confirmed for the five-day festival in October. Among the 150 bands set to play include The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Thermals, Chad VanGaalen, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Titus Andronicus, JEFF the Brotherhood, Plants and Animals, Braids, Dan Mangan, Twin Shadow, [...]
June 7th, 2011
Beirut have announced a new album, Rip Tide… Download a new mixtape by dub-pop masters Peaking Lights… Damon Albarn is talking about his new opera, Doctor Dee… Witch house purveyors Balam Acab are prepping their debut album… Best Coast, How To Dress Well, The Rapture, Tallest Man on Earth, Active Child and jj w/ Ne-Yo [...]
July 29th, 2009
When I say Final Fantasy most would think of the video game. I think of Owen Pallett, the talented Torontonian musician who works magic with his violin and looping machine. He has arranged the strings on various albums including Arcade Fire, Beirut, and more Not too long ago he played at the Hillside festival in [...]
July 14th, 2009
Let me tell you a story. A Tuesday tale if you will. I’m a big Beirut fan, and so when I missed their recent Toronto show I was upset to say the least. Bummed out. Sad. Not happy. Etc. Being this mix bag of emotions, I just had to ask my friend how the show [...]
June 29th, 2009
I have wasted so much of my life on YouTube. That thing is beyond addictive. In the massive amounts of time spent, I must admit I’ve dug up quite a few internet video gems that sparkle. And I’m a kind person, so I’m willing to share them with you. You’re welcome.