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Beirut — Warehouse Live on October 31, 2011 in Houston, Texas

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Warehouse Live on October 31, 2011 in Houston, Texas
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Beirut - Stream the New Album

Gallipoli Out Now via 4AD

Feb 01, 2019

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) has released a new album, Gallipoli, today via 4AD. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are Beirut's upcoming tour dates. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Fat White Family, Lizzo, Sharon Van Etten, Cherry Glazerr, and More

Plus SOAK, SASAMI, POND, Beirut, Priests, Steve Gunn, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 11, 2019

Welcome to the first Songs of the Week of 2019. We took an extended break in December, as there aren't too many notable new songs released at the end of the year (beyond endless Christmas covers), but the past week has been filled with exciting new album announcements, most accompanied by new singles worthy of consideration for this list. More

Beirut Shares Video for New Song “Landslide”

Gallipoli Due Out February 1 via 4AD

Jan 10, 2019

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) is releasing a new album, Gallipoli, on February 1 via 4AD. Now he has shared another song from the album, "Landslide," via a video for the track. Eoin Glaister directed the clip, which features a knight (Ian Beattie, from Game of Thrones) trying to rescue a damsel in distress (Yelena Agapova). More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Steve Gunn, Thom Yorke, Hatchie, Julia Holter, and More

Plus The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; boygenius; Beirut; Beach House; and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 26, 2018

This week's Songs of the Week list is a supersized edition, with a Top 12 rather than our regular Top 10. Various new album announcements this week, as well as some excellent albums being released today, resulted in the need to make room for two extra tracks.  More

Beirut Shares New Song “Corfu”

Gallipoli Due Out February 1 via 4AD

Oct 26, 2018

On Monday Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) announced a new album, Gallipoli, and shared its title track, "Gallipoli." Gallipoli is due out February 1 via 4AD. Now he has already shared another song from the album, the appealing and brief instrumental track "Corfu."  More

Oct 22, 2018

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) has announced a new album, Gallipoli, and shared its title track. He's also announced some tour dates. More

Feb 27, 2018

Mouse on Mars are releasing a new album, Dimensional People, on April 13 via Thrill Jockey. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Foul Mouth," which features Amanda Blank and Beirut's Zach Condon).  More

Mouse on Mars Share New Song “Dimensional People Part III” (Feat. Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon)

Dimensional People Due Out April 13 via Thrill Jockey, Also Features Members of The National and Beirut

Jan 17, 2018

Mouse on Mars are releasing a new album, Dimensional People, on April 13 via Thrill Jockey. It's their first album in six years. Now they have shared its first single, "Dimensional People Part III," which features the chopped up guest vocals of Justin Vernon of Bon IverMore

Jun 09, 2016

LNZNDRF (featuring Beirut’s Ben Lanz as well as The National’s Scott and Bryan Devendorf has shared a video for their song "Kind Things" as well as a remix contest for the song. More

Watch: Beirut - “Perth” Video

No No No Out Now via 4AD

Jan 21, 2016

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) released their fourth album, No No No, last fall via 4AD. Now the band has shared a video for "Perth." Clara Aranovich directed the split screen video, which was filmed in Yosemite and Santa Monica, contrasting the beach and the snow as dancer/choreographer Maceo Paisley does similar moves in each location. Watch it below. More

Oct 09, 2015

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) released their fourth album, No No No, last month via 4AD. Last night they stopped by Conan to perform "So Allowed." More

Aug 18, 2015

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) recently announced their fourth album, No No No, and shared the album's title track, as well as its video. They also performed "No No No" on Late Night with Seth Meyers last week. Now we have the video for "Gibraltar."   More

Aug 11, 2015

After a four year silence, Beirut recently shared "No No No," the title track from a forthcoming album slated for a September 11 release on 4AD. Last night, Zach Condon and company stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to perform the single. More

Under the Radar Announces August/September Issue with CHVRCHES on the Cover

Issue 54 Also Includes Interviews with New Order, Garbage, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, the Casts of Fear the Walking Dead and Wet Hot American Summer, and More

Aug 07, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the August/September 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It features CHVRCHES on the cover. Garbage's Shirley Manson discusses the 20th anniversary of the band's self-titled debut album. We talk to the creators and various cast members of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Star Cliff Curtis and producer Gale Anne Hurd talk about The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead. The issue also includes interviews with Beach House, New Order, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, Telekinesis, Ducktails, DRINKS, Briana Marela, LA Priest, Jaakko Eino KaleviChelsea Wolfe, and more.  More

Watch: Beirut - “No No No” Video

No No No Due Out September 11 via 4AD, NYC Show This Sunday Announced

Jun 18, 2015

Beirut (aka Zach Condon and his band) recently announced their fourth album, No No No, and shared the album's title track. Now we have the video for "No No No." More

Watch: Beirut Perform Two New Songs at Northside Festival

Waiting Patiently For an Album Announcement

Jun 25, 2014

The Northside festival was a few weeks ago, but videos of Beirut’s performance at the fest are just now surfacing. More

Check Out Photos of FYF Fest 2012 - Day Two -Beirut, Yeasayer, Wild Nothing

Plus Atlas Sound, Liars, Father John Misty, Dinosaur Jr. and more!

Sep 04, 2012

On Sunday September 2, the nineth annual FYF Fest went down at Los Angeles’ State Historic Park in Downtown L.A. We sent photographer Robert Redfield down to cover the action. Check out his shots of Atlas Sound,BeirutCursive, DesparecidosDinosaur Jr.Father John MistyGlass CandyLiarsWild Nothing, and Yeasayer hereMore

Jun 22, 2012

Beirut heads out to sea in the new video for “The Riptide,” the title cut from last year’s album of the same nameMore

Apr 25, 2012

Recently completing an appearance at this year's Coachella, Beirut stuck around in California for a bit longer to play The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. More

Watch: Beirut - “Vagabond” Video

War Time Dances Are Hell

Feb 23, 2012

Trumpeting singer/songwriter Zach Condon and his band Beirut has unveiled a music video for the track "Vagabond" from the group's 2011 album The Rip Tide. More

2012 Sasquatch Music Festival Lineup Announced

Featuring Jack White, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, and More

Feb 03, 2012

The 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival has announced its official lineup of artists, including Jack White, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, The Shins, St. Vincent, Feist, The Roots, Beirut, and Beck. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Listen: NPR To Stream Beirut’s Final Show of 2011

"Live in Concert" Starts Tonight

Dec 14, 2011

NPR has announced that tonight it will be streaming Beirut's last stage performance of the year beginning at 9:30 p.m. EST. More

Nov 02, 2011

On Halloween night, Beirut played a show at Warehouse Live in Houston, Texas.  More

Under the Radar Magazine Announces 10th Anniversary Issue Featuring Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes

Plus: Paul Rudd vs. The Divine Comedy, plus interviews with Broadcast, Grandaddy, The Flaming Lips, Bat For Lashes, Rilo Kiley, Broken Social Scene, and much more

Oct 19, 2011

Under the Radar is excited to announce the release of the indie music and entertainment print magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue which hits newsstands next week. The extra-sized 10th Anniversary Issue features cover artists Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold together in an exclusive photo shoot and joint interview.  Exclusive video taken during the cover shoot of Robin Pecknold and Joanna Newsom arm wrestling can be found here More

Beirut Adds More Dates to Fall Tour

Check out Their Performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

Sep 28, 2011

Currently amidst a tour around the U.S., Beirut has added some new dates along the east coast. More

Watch: Beirut’s “Santa Fe” Video

Life/Death and Everything In-between

Sep 09, 2011

Today, Beirut unleashed a video for The Rip Tide cut, “Santa Fe.” We have the clip.  More

Aug 17, 2011

Check out photos from Day Three of the Outside Lands Festival, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The gallery includes photos of Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, tUnE-yArDs, Little Dragon, Beirut, Junip, !!!, Lord Huron and Major Lazer. More

Beirut Extends Tour

Dates Kick Off August 10

Aug 09, 2011

Hot and heavy into the promotion of forthcoming album The Rip Tide (out August 30), Beirut announced today an extended tour schedule.  More

Aug 08, 2011

Coinciding with the digital release of Beirut's latest album The Rip Tide, frontman Zach Condon has granted streaming privileges to the all-powerful NPR.  More

Jun 29, 2011

Beirut have announced a tour this fall in support of their new album, The Rip Tide, due August 30 via Pompeii Records. More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Four

Including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More!

Jun 13, 2011

Day Four Bonnaroo photos, including Beirut, Iron & Wine, Smith Westerns, Explosions in the Sky and More! More

Jun 07, 2011

Four years since the band's last full-length, Beirut has announced the release of their newest LP, The Rip Tide, for Aug. 30. More

Hear New Beirut Single

"East Harlem" From the Band's Forthcoming Album Now Streaming

Jun 06, 2011

Beirut have released the first single from their upcoming, as yet untitled new album due in the summer. You can stream "East Harlem" here. More

Beirut Return With New Single

"East Harlem" Arrives Monday, June 6

Jun 03, 2011

After announcing a new full-length is in the works last month, the world music-inspired indie pop band Beirut will be unleashing a new single Monday, June 6. More

Beirut Plays New Songs

Forthcoming Album Due This Summer

May 11, 2011

Last week, Zach Condon spilled the beans on the new Beirut new album—due out sometime this summer. Monday night in Virginia (the start of his current tour) he gave audiences a sneak peak of the project. More

Beirut Announces New Album

Untitled Album Set for This Summer

May 05, 2011

Zach Condon’s been off the map for awhile now, but the Beirut leadman is coming back strong. We have the details on the new album.  More

Arcade Fire, Phish, Muse Headline Outside Lands 2011 Fest

Lineup Also Includes The Black Keys and MGMT, Among Others

Apr 11, 2011

Outside Lands recruits a solid lineup for their 2011 fest. We have the details. More

May 13, 2010

Sad but true, sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Well, sad for us that is. Swamped with back issues—which I’m all sure we can agree is a good thing—Under the Radar is passing them on to you with a sale on selected issues. The question is, can you have too much of a good thing? We're offering two dollars off most available back issues! More

Check Out Photos of Pitchfork Music Festival Day Two

Photos of Fucked Up, Beirut, Final Fantasy, Plants and Animals, Lindstrøm, Doom, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Yeasayer

Jul 19, 2009

The Pitchfork Music Festival continued yesterday in Chicago and we sent photographer Andrew Reed Weller down to capture the day two action. Check out his photos of Fucked Up, Beirut, Final Fantasy, Plants and Animals, Lindstrøm, Doom, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Yeasayer. More

The Flaming Lips and MGMT Top 3rd Annual Treasure Island Fest Lineup

Plus The Decemberists, Beirut, The Streets, Grizzly Bear, Girl Talk, Yo La Tengo and Dan Deacon

Jul 13, 2009

It's official: MGMT and the Flaming Lips will headline the two days of Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment's third annual Treasure Island Music Festival, to be held in the midst of San Francisco's beautiful Indian Summer, Oct. 17-18. Plus The Decemberists, Beirut, The Streets, Grizzly Bear, Girl Talk, Yo La Tengo, The Walkmen, Dan Deacon, others set to play. More

Read Interviews with Artists Playing Coachella

Under the Radar articles on Those Performing This Weekend

Apr 16, 2009

We have posted to our website select previous Under the Radar interviews with some of the great artists playing the Coachella festival this weekend. If you're heading out to the festival, then check out these interviews at the links below to either give you a primer on an unfamiliar artist or remind you why they are one of your favorites whose set you will definitely be catching. Even if you're not hitting the desert festival, this is a great collection of back issue content newly posted to the site. More

Coachella Set Times Finally Posted

Start Weeping About Set Time Clashes Now

Apr 14, 2009

The set times for Coachella have finally been posted to the festival website. With a nerve-shattering 3 days to go, festival goers can finally agonize over conflicts, geography and meal times. More


Oct 29, 2015

Beirut's fourth album, No No No, is perhaps the act's most self-assured to date, its florid, baroque textures enveloping frontman Zach Condon's honeyed croon. That's not to say that the journey there was one free from self-doubt and false starts. Condon suffered through bouts of exhaustion, a divorce, and crippling writer's block. More


Zach Condon: Found in Translation

Oct 01, 2007

He was a kid from New Mexico living in New York, playing Balkan music under the moniker of a Middle Eastern city. And when you heard his music, it all made sense. But for Zach Condon, the days before the release of Beirut’s 2006 debut album Gulag Orkestar were the beginning of an unimaginable transformation, one where in the span of a few weeks, he would go from being an anonymous kid who was trying to put together a band and maintain his day job to headlining shows in New York City’s hottest rock clubs. More





Jan 29, 2019

The test of a good Beirut song: Does it move you to tears and inexplicably so? "Gallipoli," the first single from Zach Condon's latest, passes the litmus in its first three bars.  More

No No No

No No No


Sep 07, 2015

Zach Condon has one of the most recognizable voices in contemporary music, a somehow both lush and nasal delivery that instantly stamps a track as Beirut's. More

Coachella Day 3: Beirut, Goyte, Wild Flag, and Fitz & the Tantrums

April 15th, 2012

Apr 17, 2012

I learned an important fact on the final day of Coachella—namely that no one knows anything. Oh hey, there was also music from Fitz & the TantrumsWild FlagGotye, and Beirut More

The Rip Tide

The Rip Tide


Aug 09, 2011

The Rip Tide may finally answer the question, "Will the real Beirut please stand up?" Since 2006's Gulag Orkestar, each Beirut release has been somewhat culturally immersive, playing like an aural snapshot or period soundtrack for bandleader Zach Condon's current focus of interest. More

Coachella 2009 Day One

April 17th, 2009

Apr 18, 2009

Coachella 2009 kicked off with strong sets from living legends Leonard Cohen and Paul McCartney, as the crowd adjusted to a desert heat that was forecasted to get even hotter as the weekend went on. More