Beach Slang

SXSW 2017 Gallery: SPIN Portraits with Danny Brown, Kelela, Mastodon, Lil Yachty, and More

For five days and nights at SXSW 2017, SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum hosted the Mazda Studio at Empire, featuring dozens of stand-out performances from established…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2017

Beach Slang Aren’t Rushing Things After a Rough 2016

Although the angst-ridden alt-rock of the early '90s was very much of a time—like the movie Singles—Beach Slang's music feels current despite borrowing from that lineage.
Brian Josephs / March 20, 2017

SXSW 2017: Mastodon, Kelela, and More from SPIN’s Closing Day at Mazda Studio at Empire

It was the perfect storm of party convergence. SXSW, spring break and St. Patrick’s Day all collided on the final Friday of Austin’s annual music…
Scott T. Sterling / March 18, 2017

Video: Beach Slang – “Spin the Dial”

Don't even speak of the terrible weather in New York today—just pretend to live inside the youthful, sequined California of Beach Slang's new roller skating video for "Spin…
Anna Gaca / March 10, 2017

New Music: Beach Slang – “Sometimes Always” (Jesus and Mary Chain Cover)

Beach Slang are prepping the second volume of their cover songs cassette series, Here, I Made This for You (Beach Slang Mixtape Vol. 2). We've already heard the…
Anna Gaca / February 1, 2017

New Music: Beach Slang – “Bored Teenagers” (The Adverts Cover)

Beach Slang are following up their 2015 cover songs cassette release with a sequel: Here, I Made This for You (Beach Slang Mixtape Vol. 2). Today, they've…
Anna Gaca / January 11, 2017

New Music: Beach Slang – “2000 Light Years Away” (Green Day Cover)

Yes, print music magazines still exist, and yes, they do come with physical CDs. U.K. rock publication Kerrang! is celebrating Green Day's 30th anniversary as a band by…
Brian Josephs / December 22, 2016

Beach Slang Announce New Touring Lineup

In an e-mail to SPIN, Beach Slang confirmed the addition of two new touring members for their upcoming European trek. They're drummer Cully Symington, who played with…
Brian Josephs / December 8, 2016

Beach Slang Can’t Catch a Break, Get Their Gear Stolen in Austin

It has not been an easy year for Philadelphia punks Beach Slang: The band appeared to break up in April and drummer JP Flexner quit in July. Last month,…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

Beach Slang Fire Guitarist Ruben Gallego Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Update:  Gallego tells Pitchfork in a statement that the accusations are "inaccurate." He also lent his support to sexual assault survivors and shared benign parting words for his…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2016

Review: Beach Slang Are Some Kind of Wonderful on A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

Do it for the kids. So goes the mantra espoused by several colleagues of mine, half inside joke, half journalistic mission statement. The aphorism, often…
Zoe Camp / September 22, 2016

Stream Beach Slang’s Second Album, A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

Beach Slang promised that their sophomore album would deliver the same sort of power-punk they mastered on their debut, and they haven't disappointed. The Philadelphia…
Kyle McGovern / September 15, 2016

Watch Beach Slang’s Destructive New Video for “Atom Bomb”

Like the vicious tick of an atom bomb about to explode, so goes the fervor of a destructive relationship — at least that's the conceit…
Sadie Bell / September 8, 2016

Beach Slang Soundtrack a Teenage Night Out in ‘Punks in a Disco Bar’ Video

Whether it's 2016 or 3016, the idea of making a video centered on teenage punks' night out is never going to grow old. The latest…
Brian Josephs / August 4, 2016

Beach Slang Debut New Song ‘Punks in a Disco Bar’

A night after covering all of the Replacements' Pleased to Meet Me live in Brooklyn, Philadelphia anthem-rockers Beach Slang are back with their first new…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016
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