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Review: Beirut Lose the Frills at Their Peril on ‘No No No’

Shooting for Sufjan-sized productions before he could go out to bars, Zach Condon prematurely ruffled those partial to a bare-bones, guitar-vox-bass-drums setup even at the improbable age…
Dan Weiss / September 10, 2015

Stephen Colbert Enlists Mavis Staples, Beirut, More for Sly Stone Cover on First ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert started his tenure on CBS' Late Show on Tuesday night, and he wasn't about to do so without a pretty special musical guest…
Colin Joyce / September 9, 2015

Jukebox Jury: Beirut’s Zach Condon Thanks Thom Yorke And Explains Mariachi Trumpet

Beirut’s Zach Condon is notorious for his eclectic collection of influences. From Balkan folk’s heavy-handed impression on his debut Gulag Orkestar in 2006 to the infusion…
Margaret Farrell / September 1, 2015

Beirut Travel to the Rubble-Filled Promised Land in ‘Gibraltar’ Video

After announcing their forthcoming fourth LP, No No No, with the title track, Beirut have shared the opening track "Gibraltar" with a theologically spirited video. Opening with drummer Nick…
Margaret Farrell / August 18, 2015

Watch Beirut Perform a Soulful Rendition of ‘No No No’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Beirut is amping up to release their latest album, No No No (dropping on September 11 via 4AD). To celebrate, the Balkan-pop group hit Late…
Rachel Brodsky / August 11, 2015

Beirut Play Skunk Trumpets in Their Absurd ‘No No No’ Video

The new music video for the title track of Beirut's upcoming album, No No No, starts off normal enough. Set against a soothing peach backdrop, the…
James Grebey / June 18, 2015

Beirut Will Return After Four-Year Hiatus With New Album, ‘No No No’

After a four-year absence — and just two years after Zach Condon's tour cancellation following severe exhaustion — Beirut will return with a new album called No…
Brennan Carley / June 1, 2015

Beirut’s Multi-Culture Club Impresses in NYC

It's hard to figure out exactly where the baroque boom of 2006, spearheaded by Zach Condon's band Beirut, fits into today's indie rock landscape, which…
Bryan Hood / September 22, 2011

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Outside Lands

From August 12-14, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park welcomes the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, the fast-growing event that delivers a stellar lineup --…
SPIN Staff / August 9, 2011

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Lollapalooza

From August 5-7, Chicago's Grant Park plays host to Lollapalooza, the mega-fest which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. And whether you're winging to the…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2011

Beirut Set for First U.S. Tour in Four Years

Globally-influenced indie rockers Beirut, led by New Mexico native Zach Condon, will tour the U.S. around the release of their third studio album, The Rip…
Peter Gaston / June 30, 2011

Beirut Debut Gorgeous New Tunes Live

Beirut's Zach Condon is putting the finishing touches on a new album — his first since 2007's The Flying Club Cup. But with the group…
Kevin O'Donnell / May 12, 2011

New Albums from Morrissey, M. Ward, and 18 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / February 17, 2009

My Morning Jacket, Spoon, Arcade Fire Fight AIDS with New Songs

A jaw-dropping collection of indie rock's finest have contributed exclusive new songs to Dark Was the Night, a 32-track album out February 17 via 4AD,…
William Goodman / December 1, 2008