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Beach Fossils | Clash The Truth

Last year in an interview with the Phoenix , Dustin Payseur of Beach Fossils said his sophomore album would be inspired by "a lot of frustration from a lot of different sources."
Captured Tracks (2013)
By LIZ PELLY  |  February 22, 2013

Seasonal forecast: A wintry mix of sounds from A$AP to Depeche Mode

I think that I speak for at least some kind of majority when I say "2012, don't let the door hit ya!"

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 21, 2012

Label Made: The story of Captured Tracks

The corner of West and Noble is a quiet, industrial area of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

By LIZ PELLY  |  December 21, 2012

Photos: Beach Fossils + Blouse + Soft Metals + Widowspeak + Craft Spells at SXSW 2012

Beach Fossils, Blouse, Soft Metals, Widowspeak, and Craft Spells at Captured Tracks perform live at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 17, 2012.
Austin TX | March 17, 2012
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 23, 2012

Lessons from Captured Tracks at SXSW

For those going to SXSW to discover young artists at the beginnings of their careers, the epicenter of the megafest has moved.
On and off Sixth Street
By LIZ PELLY  |  March 23, 2012

Photos: Beach Fossils + Light Asylum + Star Slinger + B. Bravo at SXSW 2012

Beach Fossils, Light Asylum, Star Slinger and B. Bravo perform at various venues at SXSW 2012 on March 13, 2012.
From Club 606 to the Mohawk Patio to Swan Dive | Austin, TX
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  March 16, 2012


Photos: Beach Fossils and Craft Spells at Great Scott

Beach Fossils and Craft Spells perform live at Great Scott on April 28, 2011.
Beach Fossils + Craft Spells | Great Scott | April 28, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011

[phlipcam video] Craft Spells + Beach Fossils @ Great Scott, Cold Cave @ Royale

Bunch of rad shows this week, and so we have a bunch of wet hot American phlipcam action for a gross, muggy day here in...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 28, 2011

[tonight] Beach Fossils, Craft Spells, Andre Obin @ Great Scott

I'm rolling downhard Lazy Avenue and re-posting my blurb from 8 Days A Week, an excuse to hype tonight's show in Allston RC and post...
By Michael Marotta  |  April 27, 2011

SXSW Music 2011 Photos Day 4: Beach Fossils, Class Actress, Herra Terra, MSTRKRFT

Beach Fossils, Class Actress, Herra Terra, and MSTRKRFT perform during SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX on March 18, 2011.
Live concert photos at SXSW Music Festival in Austin on March 18, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 25, 2011

[sxsw video] We're in it for the lulz

For twenty minutes on Thursday night, my friend Akhil and I rounded the perimeter of the Scoot Inn looking for a way in. It was...
By P. Nick Curran  |  March 19, 2011


Beach Fossils | What A Pleasure

This EP is an eight-song follow-up to Beach Fossils' homonymous full-length debut from 2010, and these days, Dustin Payseur and his band of chilled-out '80s worshippers have their sound down pat.
Captured Tracks (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  February 25, 2011

[phlipcam video] Beach Fossils @ Great Scott

Nothing caps off a muggy mid-summer Sunday in Allston Rock City like a fuzzed-out, epilepsy-inducing lo-fi surf-rock performance by Brooklyn's Beach Fossils. The barefooted gang...
By Michael Marotta  |  August 16, 2010
Warpaint, Javelin, and Beach Fossils at Great Scott

Warpaint, Javelin, and Beach Fossils at Great Scott

The current state of indie rock can pretty much be summed up by three terrific, up-and-coming bands. War Paint (pictured) are a psyched-out experimental outfit...
By Ashley Rigazio  |  August 11, 2010

Beach Fossils | Beach Fossils

There are currently no functioning synonyms (ask Thesaurus) for the term “lo-fi,” so I’ll spare us all the agony of trying to find a more nuanced way to pigeonhole this band.
Captured Tracks (2010)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  May 21, 2010

The big (moving) picture: SXSW 2010 in HD video

Videos of Freelance Whales, Le Loup, Sleigh Bells, and more.
Freelance Whales, Sleigh Bells, Vivian Girls, Japandroids and more
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 26, 2010


SXSW 2010: The band who wasn't there

This past Saturday around noon, about a dozen of us were cracking our first Lone Stars of the day at Peckerheads, one of scores of dimly daylit venues lining Austin’s teeming Sixth Street.
Beach Fossils, Tanlines, Best Coast, and a wave of minimalism at SXSW
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 26, 2010

SXSW 2010 (Friday): [Photos] Le Loup and Beach Fossils

Photos of Le Loup and Beach Fossils at Lovejoys during SXSW 2010, March 19, 2010
Live at Lovejoys on March 19, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  March 26, 2010

SXSW 2010 Interviews: Bear In Heaven, Beach Fossils, Ty Segall, Explode Into Colors . . . and GWAR

Our intrepid videobloggers P. NICK CURRAN and ADDISON POST spent SXSW week tracking down some of their favorite bands. Or, in the case of Gwar,...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 24, 2010

SXSW 2010 (video): Beach Fossils – Daydream

Video of Beach Fossils performing Day Dream at Lovejoys. Shot by Addison Post.
By P. Nick Curran  |  March 21, 2010
SXSW Thur, Fri: Le Loup, Beach Fossils, Ty Segal, Bear In Heaven

SXSW Thur, Fri: Le Loup, Beach Fossils, Ty Segal, Bear In Heaven

GWAR! Although not a feature of this post, we ran in to GWAR at the convention center. That’s some rad GWAR butt on the right...
By P. Nick Curran  |  March 20, 2010