« Hey, is this your beer? Why, yes, it's mine. See? | Main | So how was the Silo Point wine tasting? »

December 2, 2008

A new video from Beach House

The Baltimore-based ambient pop duo Beach House just released a video for their new single "Used to Be" on

It's got some striking shots, like a church with the crucifix in a bent, crumbling chimney. At one point, you peer through a busted window and see an American flag. There's also some palpable tension between band members Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand. I like it a lot better than their video for "Gila."

Here is the "Used to Be" video ...

Follow Midnight Sun on Facebook and Twitter @midnightsunblog
Posted by Sam Sessa at 1:48 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Local music


I really enjoyed the new video and song, and it was my first time hearing that song as well.

That's been up on pitchfork since mid November. Wouldn't it be novel if a writer specializing in Baltimore music and nightlife was a little more on top of presenting such things. It sort of sucks to consistently hear about Baltimore music first from out of towners' blogs.

Post a comment

All comments must be approved by the blog author. Please do not resubmit comments if they do not immediately appear. You are not required to use your full name when posting, but you should use a real e-mail address. Comments may be republished in print, but we will not publish your e-mail address. Our full Terms of Service are available here.

Please enter the letter "l" in the field below:
About Erik Maza
Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

Midnight Sun covers Baltimore music, live entertainment, and nightlife news. On the blog, you'll find, among other things, concert announcements, breaking news, bars closings and openings, up-to-date coverage of crime in nightlife, new music, round-the-clock coverage of Virgin Mobile FreeFest, handy guides on bars staying open past 2 a.m. on New Year's Eve and those that carry Natty Boh on draft. Recurring features include seven-day nightlife guides, Concert News, guest reviews of bars and concerts, Wednesday Corkboard, and photo galleries, as well as reader-submitted photos. Thanks for reading.

Most Recent Comments
Recent tweets
Sign up for FREE nightlife alerts*
Get free Baltimore Sun mobile alerts
Sign up for nightlife text alerts

Returning user? Update preferences.
Sign up for more Sun text alerts
*Standard message and data rates apply. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Weekend Watch newsletter
Plan your weekend with's best events, restaurant and movie reviews, TV picks and more delivered to you every Thursday for free.
See a sample | Sign up

Photo galleries
Stay connected